It is a common misbelief among shoplifters that an individual must exit the store with unpurchased merchandise before being civilly liable for statutory civil damages. It is also a common misbelief among those shoplifters that if the merchandise is not physically damaged, they would not be liable for civil damages.The Read More
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 for retail stores, such as electronic article surveillance (EAS) or video surveillance. While you may be most interested in the features, functions, and benefits of the technologies, Read More
USS recently revealed its latest product development in eyewear protection, the F-117 Nighthawk Eyewear Tag.
While there are eyewear-specific electronic article surveillance (EAS) products on the market, what makes USS’ new F-117 Eyewear Tag unique are its stylish, lightweight design and robust anti-theft features, including a patented mechanism that tightens the Read More
By Frank Devlin
Once, a distribution center supervisor told me about their former logistics loss prevention manager. During management meetings, this fellow took great pride in informing the management team of his dedication and skills for discouraging potential warehouse theft perpetrators. He would recall the days when he hid in a dumpster during Read More
Here’s how one shoplifter assesses risk. “First things first—you want to know if they got what you want. The second factor is the risk involvement. The risk involvement will be security times cameras times employees times space times [other] customers. Those are the five factors you’re going to have. Why? Read More
Three new merchandise protection products from Checkpoint’s Alpha High Theft line of products are empowering retailers to better protect their valuable retail merchandise. “We are excited to bring to market these three new and innovative solutions,” said Stuart Rosenthal, VP of sales and marketing for Checkpoint and Alpha High Theft Read More
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
In the second in a series of industry-focused benchmarking surveys, the authors present a few key findings from a new study of how some of the biggest retailers in the US are using a range of emerging technologies to manage the problem of loss prevention.
Loss prevention practitioners have a long Read More
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
Southern Imperial’s LM Tag loss prevention solution has proven to reduce shrink and labor costs. Additionally, the LM Tag has helped increase sales opportunities while providing early notification when offenders conceal merchandise. Using proprietary light and motion sensor technology, the LM Tag is the first loss prevention product to detect Read More