Tag: business continuity


Vital Elements of a Crisis Management Plan

Vital Elements of a Crisis Management Plan

Does your company have a crisis management plan? Are roles explicitly defined, responsibilities clearly understood, and protocols outlined for effective crisis response? Who should be contacted, how do we reach them, and how soon should we notify them? Is your organization prepared to effectively manage a crisis situation?

The first step   Read More


Securitas USA Issues “Top Security Threats and Management Issues Facing Corporate America” Survey Report

Securitas USA Issues “Top Security Threats and Management Issues Facing Corporate America” Survey Report

Securitas Security Services USA has released its “Top Security Threats and Management Issues Facing Corporate America” survey report. This report reflects Securitas’ survey of a wide range of security managers and directors from Fortune 1000 companies and other industry participants responsible for the safety and security of corporate America’s people, property,   Read More


Building an Organization around Data and Technology

Building an Organization around Data and Technology

EDITOR’S NOTE: Scott Glenn, JD, LPC, is the chief security officer for Sears Holdings where he is responsible for asset and profit protection, safety and food safety, business continuity, and crisis response among other duties. Prior to joining Sears in 2008, Glenn held various loss prevention roles at Kohl’s, TJ   Read More


Closing a Retail Store: Loss Prevention’s Role

Closing a Retail Store: Loss Prevention’s Role

Senior loss prevention executives throughout retail are coming to grips with a new entry into the field of promotional sale events—the all-too-frequent store-closing sale.

It is no longer a rarity that LP managers are called upon to design and implement shrink-control programs that protect inventories throughout the process of closing a retail store. Often, a   Read More


From Supermarket Store Detective to Director

From Supermarket Store Detective to Director

EDITOR’S NOTE: Scott Ziter is director of asset protection for Price Chopper Supermarkets based in Schenectady, New York. He began his career as a store detective with Stop & Shop where he rose through the organization to director of asset protection and then vice president of asset protection for Stop   Read More


Brexit, Trump, and the Retail Trade Industry

Brexit, Trump, and the Retail Trade Industry

Like the British referendum vote earlier this year, the election of Donald Trump in the United States has sent tectonic waves not just through the individual countries but also around the globe. With the unexpected results of both votes, we in the retail trade industry are left with more questions   Read More


Fifteen Years of Loss Prevention, Part 2

Fifteen Years of Loss Prevention, Part 2

Welcome to the second of three installments covering the first fifteen years of Loss Prevention magazine. I hope you enjoyed the first part in our September–October issue. We will now look at trends and changes in the industry through the eyes of the magazine beginning in 2007 up through 2011.   Read More