About the Author

Steve Forgette

Steve Forgette is former vice president of loss prevention for KB Toys. He has over twenty years experience in both loss prevention and store operations with both department store and specialty retail, including Broadway Stores, Bernini, and Petrie Retail. At one time, Forgette sat on the editorial board of LossPrevention magazine.

Articles by Steve Forgette

Seeking the Gold

Retail Industry

Seeking the Gold

As we enter yet another holiday season and with 2006 on the horizon, many retailers are focused on the all-important priority of finishing strong in 2005 and getting the jump on next year. This time of year for many of us is a report card of sorts. We work all year, doing the things

It Is Entirely about the People

Retail Industry

It Is Entirely about the People

Most all of us are in the midst of implementing strategies for a new fiscal year. As we do so, I wonder how many organizations truly looked back at 2001 and beyond to evaluate and understand our successes and our failures. The idea of such a postmortem appeals to many