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What Is Supply-Chain Management?

What Is Supply-Chain Management?

Retail doesn’t start and stop at the front door of our stores. Ultimately, our value depends on our ability to broaden our influence while protecting every aspect of the business enterprise. What is supply-chain management? In essence, it’s a critical component of the retail machine. While we may view the heart of   Read More


Safety Performance Measurement

Safety Performance Measurement

An essential element for the improvement of safety in the workplace is the ability to measure performance. We want to effectively manage the safety challenges that we face and develop best practices that enhance performance.

In order to reach those objectives, we must embrace safety performance measurement tools that help us   Read More


Ethical Standards in the Workplace

Ethical Standards in the Workplace

Maintaining high ethical standards in the workplace is at the heart of any reputable business and any successful loss prevention program. We tend to do business with those we trust and respect, and we tend to receive business from those who trust and respect our company. Those standards are at   Read More


The 11 Habits of Low-Inventory Shrink Retailers

The 11 Habits of Low-Inventory Shrink Retailers

In his bestselling book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey presented a holistic, principle-based approach for solving personal and professional problems. This got the ECR team thinking, what if for “highly effective people,” we read “low-inventory shrink retailers”? What then would be the habits of low- shrink   Read More


Access Control and the Case of the Missing Camera

Access Control and the Case of the Missing Camera

When I first approached this writing assignment on access controls, I brainstormed the usual items on the topic. I realized quickly that a 3,000-word article on the nuances of keys and locks could hold readers’ attention for about the time it takes to core a lock. Instead of providing an   Read More


Five US Loss Prevention Experts Present Best Practices at Japanese International Retail Theft Prevention Conference

Five US Loss Prevention Experts Present Best Practices at Japanese International Retail Theft Prevention Conference

A first-of-its-kind international retail theft prevention conference was held March 9–10 at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan’s largest convention and exhibition center. The event featured subject-matter experts from the United States who offered their insights into loss prevention strategies and organized retail crime (ORC) research common in the United States to   Read More


Writing the Perfect Loss Prevention Resume

Writing the Perfect Loss Prevention Resume

If you are thinking about writing your own resume (rather than using a professional resume writing service) to reflect the experience, accomplishments, and other critical information that helped shape your career in loss prevention, then you need to do your homework. Having a loss prevention resume that appropriately describes all   Read More