About the Author

Rob Borsch and Colin Peacock

Rob Borsch is the managing director of Skyview Insights and brings twenty years of experience from the retail industry. He has held leadership roles in finance, information technology, marketing, asset protection, and corporate security. Among his most recent roles in retail he led the technology and design team at Target Stores where he was responsible for technology program delivery and developing business tools and solutions for the assets protection and corporate security departments. He has shared his expertise in presentations with RILA, the US Department of Justice, the University of Oxford, and various user conferences. He earned his MBA in IT management and finance from the Carlson School of Business at the University of Minnesota and has a bachelor’s degree from St. Cloud State University. Borsch can be reached at robborsch (at) icloud (dot) com.

Colin Peacock is a visiting fellow at the University of Leicester and strategic coordinator for both the ECR Europe 
Shrinkage and On-shelf Availability Group and RILA’s Asset Protection Leaders Council in the US. Prior to these appointments, Peacock had a thirty-year career at Gillette and Procter & Gamble where he was responsible for leading their on-shelf availability, brand protection, and shrink prevention capability. In this role he was responsible for delivering new thief, counterfeiter, shopper, and store manager insights; an innovation pipeline of new solutions, including RFID; and the oversight and delivery of successful collaborative projects with customers and distributors around the world. Peacock has published articles on loss in the Harvard Business Review and LP Magazine. With Professor Adrian Beck, he co-authored New Loss Prevention: Redefining Shrinkage Management, published in 2009. Peacock can be contacted at colinmpeacock (at) hotmail (dot) co (dot) uk.

Articles by Rob Borsch and Colin Peacock

The State of Video

Loss Prevention Technology

The State of Video

For the last two to three decades, video has been a critical tool in guarding shoppers, associates, and assets in retail stores. With the advance of digital IP camera technology, bandwidth, and compression technology to support the creation of central, remote monitoring hubs, increased computer power to enable smart video