For the third time, Sam’s Club has lost an appeal in a personal injury action that awarded a woman $1 million for injuries she sustained in a New Jersey store. Read More
A few years ago, Alisha Bromfield, a Home Depot employee, was strangled and killed by her supervisor while the two were traveling to a wedding together. Read More
Many crisis events are, by their nature, impossible to predict. However, the impact they have on retailers can be dramatically curtailed if the organization is prepared and crisis leadership is adequately prepared to manage the resultant disruption. Read More
The buy-in and support of all levels of management is vital to maintaining safety in the workplace and the success of our retail safety programs. First and foremost, company leadership must clearly demonstrate that the organization cares and is committed to the safety and well-being of our associates and customers. Read More
Incidents of violence in the retail setting have become an ongoing and consistent problem. Nearly every day there are occurrences that result in violent behavior, often resulting in someone getting hurt.
For example, just last week in the LPM Insider, we reported incidents involving violent situations in the workplace every day. Read More
As many of you know, LP Magazine spent most of the past week in Fort Lauderdale, FL, as part of an outstanding industry event that brought loss prevention practitioners and solution providers together to learn, network, and most importantly, to partner—searching for solutions to some of the industry’s current challenges.
But Read More
Warren Buffett has been quoted as saying, “It takes twenty years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.”
In the digital age, social media has probably turned that five minutes into less than two minutes. Sites like Facebook and Twitter have been around for a decade. But, even Read More
In the spring of 2017, a Goodwill outlet store in Sacramento failed to train workers and respond to safety hazard warnings, which resulted in the crushing death of Abraham Garza, a loading dock worker, according to California’s workplace safety agency in April.
After a six-month Cal-OSHA investigation, which included a finding Read More