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Magnet Detection Pioneer Alert Systems Selects CONTROLTEK as Exclusive Regional Partner for North America

Magnet Detection Pioneer Alert Systems Selects CONTROLTEK as Exclusive Regional Partner for North America

CONTROLTEK has recently partnered with Danish technology innovator Alert Systems to expand the availability of booster bag and magnet detectors to U.S. retailers.

“Professional shoplifters, and especially organized retail crime (ORC) groups, have learned to use magnetic detachers to remove EAS tags,” said Tom Meehan, CONTROLTEK’s chief strategy officer and chief   Read More


Bad Packaging Design Can Lead to Shrink

Bad Packaging Design Can Lead to Shrink

Few things are as frustrating for a loss prevention leader than discovering a bad packaging design they know will promote retail shrink— a feature which could easily have been prevented if those who created and approved the packaging had included shrink reduction in the initial design criteria.

For example, in a store,   Read More


Effective, Evidence-Based Retail Crime Prevention

Effective, Evidence-Based Retail Crime Prevention

Regardless of the protective progress retailers and solutions providers are making, thieves are still carrying off billions of dollars’ worth of goods annually. While merchandise loss costs retailers huge amounts of money, theft-driven product out-of-stocks, and sometimes locked-up goods, it also deters sales to good customers. Happy, buying customers are   Read More


The Three Amigos

The Three Amigos

EDITOR: Tell us what your current role and responsibilities are.

GILLETTE: I am currently vice president of retail sales for ADT/Protection 1, where I am responsible for retail national account sales. I first started in the industry in 1983 working for Bob Oberosler and Bob McCort at Hecht’s Department Store as   Read More


How Do You Calculate ROI in Retail?

How Do You Calculate ROI in Retail?

At some point in your retail loss prevention career, if you haven’t done so already, you will be called upon to help make procurement decisions on new technology, such as electronic article surveillance (EAS) or video surveillance. While you may be most interested in the features, functions, and benefits of the technologies, your CFO will   Read More


Tyco Retail Solutions enables connected shopper engagement through new innovation and collaboration

Tyco Retail Solutions enables connected shopper engagement through new innovation and collaboration

Tyco Retail Solutions has collaborated with industry leaders to showcase new innovations and retail concepts to further digitize the store and enable retailers to provide smart, connected shopper engagement. Prescriptive analytical data solutions and technology investments are helping retailers to operate proactively, efficiently and in real-time to better engage their   Read More