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2016 Source Tagging Symposium Continues the Collaboration of Retailers and Manufacturers in Stopping Organized Retail Crime

2016 Source Tagging Symposium Continues the Collaboration of Retailers and Manufacturers in Stopping Organized Retail Crime

Representatives of retailers and consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers spent Tuesday, May 10, hearing updates from last year’s directives for addressing source tagging initiatives designed to combat shoplifting and organized retail crime (ORC) targeting retailers’ common hot products. The 2016 National Source Tagging Symposium sponsored by Checkpoint was hosted by CVS   Read More


The Economics of EAS

The Economics of EAS

Specialty apparel and department store retailers are having difficulty expanding  electronic article surveillance (EAS) programs to take advantage of source tagging. Only a few major apparel retailers, such as Hudson Bay Company, Ann Taylor Loft, J. Crew, and Kohl’s, actually source tag.

There are several reasons for this situation. The recent   Read More


What’s Ahead in Technology in 2003?

What’s Ahead in Technology in 2003?

In the mid- to late-1990s, great strides in computer and telecommunications technology gave rise to an array of cutting-edge security solutions in all areas of loss prevention.

Buzzwords such as “digital signal processing,” “compression algorithms,” “intranet,” and “wireless” were added to our lexicon. These new technologies provided security practitioners with digital   Read More