Since 1980, the percentage of people in the United States who primarily speak a language other than English has grown by 158 percent while the nation’s overall population has risen by a comparatively modest 37 percent. Such individuals now total 60 million, and 42 percent admit to speaking English less Read More
Data is the future of the loss prevention and asset protection industry. A single data-friendly LP professional can both identify and address leading indicators of loss for a significant grouping of stores, with no need for airfare, travel, or company car. Identification and correction of these leading indicators driven by Read More
A few weeks ago, I asked the question “Is It High Noon in the Retail Industry?” Profits are shaky; stores are closing. Some of the biggest names in the history of US retailing are struggling to stay alive. Well, the news isn’t getting any better, at least for department stores. Read More
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As a busy loss prevention professional, you don’t have much time to keep tabs on industry event details. Let us help you find your next networking opportunity, retail technology expo, or training course. Take a look at the LP conferences, events, and activities you’ll Read More
The curriculum developed for the LPC certification is unmatched in the industry in my opinion; being intensely thorough from many perspectives. It’s a comprehensive look at loss prevention from all business areas; a very unique examination for any loss prevention professional. Read More
Securitas Electronic Security was awarded “Integrated Installation of the Year” by Security Sales & Integration at the 22nd Annual SAMMY Awards Tuesday, April 4 in Las Vegas. This coveted distinction was awarded to Securitas Electronic Security (SES) for superior project design and skill based on a large-scale, complex security integration Read More
How many retailers think or know they have an organized retail crime (ORC) problem? Even of those that say they do, how many can quantify exactly what the problem is? If they can, do they address it? Is this because they don’t have the resources (either technological or physical)? If Read More
In my opinion, there is one trait that all true leaders possess—and that is experience. It is experience that enables our careers in loss prevention to evolve, develop, and flourish. The faster you gain experience, the more quickly you will improve your leadership. One way to accelerate gaining experience is Read More
Most retail companies have a department dedicated to maintaining processes and procedures related to inventory management and retail shrinkage. The inventory control department ensures that optimum inventory levels of products are available and accessible to the stores; that stock levels/turnover are efficiently managed; that inventory is maintained in a safe Read More
In this week’s International Association of Interviewers interview and interrogation training tip provided by Wicklander-Zulawski, Dave Thompson, CFI discusses the importance of listening to a suspect when he or she is giving a narrative of some type of incident or event in which they may have been involved.
If you’re conducting Read More