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
Tag: crisis 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
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
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 workplace violence; when it is included, 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 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
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
Attend RLPSA’s 36th Annual Conference in Las Vegas August 2 – 5, 2015
WASHINGTON, July 20, 2015 –The Restaurant Loss Prevention & Security Association (RLPSA), the only association for the restaurant and food service industry focused on loss prevention and security, is hosting its 36th annual conference August 2-5, at Read More
What began as innocent, innocuous conversation at a holiday company party eight years ago has turned into a professional odyssey filled with complex challenges and rewarding satisfaction in making significant headway towards fulfilling the odyssey. My conversation at that time was with the then chairman and vice chairman of Saks Read More