Heightened security concerns have focused significant attention on crisis response plans, and more firms now have plans in place for terrorist, bomb threats, fires, and natural disasters than at any point in modern history. Conspicuous by its absence from many of these plans is a workplace violence response plan; when it Read More
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After completing the three-part series on the first fifteen years of Loss Prevention magazine, I promised to write an additional article that looks at the current and future state of some subjects we discussed that have a huge influence on the retail loss prevention profession. As I looked at the Read More
By Michael Long
Developing a proactive emergency response plan may be a topic that makes people uncomfortable, but for those who work in a public environment, especially mass gathering points and open access businesses, the fact that these environments are “soft targets” for terrorism can’t be ignored.
The horrific acts of savagery and bloodshed Read More
The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) 2017 Conference teed off on March 20 with a golf tournament and welcome reception. Retailers and solution providers reconnected in the nice cool evening outside the Rosen Shingle Creek hotel in Orlando, FL. Day one of the conference had a recurring theme of change and Read More
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
This Friday, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. Whether you voted for him or not, you have to admit that his communication style is different. His blunt approach aside, the one thing that has defined his communication style is his use of Read More
Two Sundays ago, America remembered 9/11/2001 on its 15-year anniversary. Many anniversaries are celebrated. This one was not. It was a solemn look back to the horror of that day, the 3,000+ people who lost their lives, and the reality of how that one day changed America, and the world, Read More
By Dean Correia
We often talk about business continuity in practical, pragmatic terms. But it’s important to remember that when a crisis hits a company, no matter how well prepared that company is, emotions will run high.
A fire at a company location, a violent incident or a weather catastrophe that hits multiple stores Read More
Most loss prevention professionals are relative experts in the kinds of routine risks we face daily in the form of internal theft, external theft, and paper shrink. However, the most serious risk you may ever face may be one not as familiar—the major corporate crisis that you never expected or Read More