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An Update on Major Subjects Affecting Retail LP

An Update on Major Subjects Affecting Retail LP

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


“Soft Targets” Require a Proactive Emergency Response Plan

“Soft Targets” Require a Proactive Emergency Response Plan

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


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


Emotional Factors in Crisis Management

Emotional Factors in Crisis Management

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