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When Ordinary Things Get Smart

A ton of great smart tech was on display at the National Retail Federation’s Big Show in January, from wearables to the Internet of Things (IOT). My team was invited to a small get-together. I noticed several people had sharp-looking ski jackets. As a trained investigator, I knew there was   Read More


Are Retailers Selling Shoplifting Tools?

Are Retailers Selling Shoplifting Tools?

Boosters are savvy in their methodology of offending. They often find creative ways in which to conceal property when shoplifting—in their clothing, via a special “booster bag,” etc. However, occasionally they capitalize on resources provided by the very location they intend to victimize.

While shopping in a nationally known chain drug   Read More


Improving Retail Employee Engagement Can Help Manage Loss

Improving Retail Employee Engagement Can Help Manage Loss

For the majority of retailers, loss is an inevitable part of doing business. What form this loss takes and, critically, how much it costs the business varies enormously depending upon the type of retailer and the quality of their operations. In addition, the customer experience is often heavily dependent upon   Read More


Using Fact-Based Research to Test Loss Prevention Equipment

Using Fact-Based Research to Test Loss Prevention Equipment

Are you in charge of your company’s technology budget? How do you know whether the new loss prevention equipment you’ve just rolled out in five stores is performing as it should? What metrics are you using to gauge its success?

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Today’s LP practitioners must be able to provide justification for   Read More


Fifteen Years of Loss Prevention, Part 3

Fifteen Years of Loss Prevention, Part 3

Here we are at the third and final installment of the first fifteen years of Loss Prevention magazine. I had indicated in the first two articles that part of the third article would include a future look at some of the most important loss prevention technologies and practices such as   Read More