Tag: civil recovery


Building an LP Department Focused on People

Building an LP Department Focused on People

EDITOR’S NOTE: David Shugan, CFI, is the senior director of loss prevention for Carter’s based in Atlanta. Prior to taking over the leadership role at Carter’s, he was manager of investigations at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. Before that, he held LP management positions with Pacific Sunwear and Chernin’s Shoes.   Read More


Does Concealment = Shoplifting?

Does Concealment = Shoplifting?

It is a common misbelief among shoplifters that an individual must exit the store with unpurchased merchandise before being civilly liable for statutory civil damages.It is also a common misbelief among those shoplifters that if the merchandise is not physically damaged, they would not be liable for civil damages.The second   Read More


The Moral, Societal, and Legal Obligation for Theft Prevention

The Moral, Societal, and Legal Obligation for Theft Prevention

As a loss prevention professional, it is likely that you have responsibility for detecting, investigating, and resolving internal-theft cases. Doing so may support your organization’s zero-tolerance policy toward internal theft. Many top retailers rely on their loss prevention departments to give them a competitive advantage by controlling their operational costs   Read More


The Daily Pulse of Loss Prevention

This magazine launched a comprehensive new digital technology platform last year that offers our digital subscribers a wide array of compelling daily content. Our “Breaking News” content highlights the stories and critical events that affect the industry on a daily basis, sorting through the mountain of available news to bring   Read More


Macy’s Shoplifting Penalty Challenged in New York

Macy’s Shoplifting Penalty Challenged in New York

Recently a New York judge mandated in a lawsuit against Macy’s Department Stores that the retailer refrain from detaining and requiring suspected shoplifters to pay a financial penalty. An injunction was granted last week in response to a class action lawsuit, according to court records from the Supreme Court for   Read More