It is possible for cash to be an afterthought. Shoppers are using it less, and it doesn’t command attention like new mobile payment methods do. It’s not disappearing, but it’s not changing either. It’s stable and consistent, but maybe a bit anachronistic. Threats to cash, too, aren’t much different than Read More
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As part of the International Supply Chain Protection Organization (ISCPO) Executive Roundtable Interview Series, industry thought leader Aaron Henderson recently sat down with the organization to share his point of view on the challenges, trends, and developments facing the LP/AP industry. Henderson serves on the ISCPO Exploratory Board, where he Read More
Many retailers have policies for handling a security event, and employees who fail to follow such policies can—under the “employment at will” principle—be subject to punishment, including termination. That happened to a group of asset protection associates at a Utah Walmart, but they challenged their firings in a lawsuit, claiming Read More
By Jack Trlica
Best known for his fifteen years as head of the Food Marketing Institute’s (FMI) loss prevention initiatives from 1987 to 2002, Charles Imbrie “Chuck” Miller, CPP, CSP, had a major impact on the supermarket segment and loss prevention industry as a whole. Miller influenced and mentored many loss prevention executives Read More
Why should video be high on loss prevention’s list of priorities? Because a fundamental change has created a wave of innovation and will fuel advances for years to come.
Once, back when Canon made a splash with its “Image is Everything” advertising campaign, it really was. CCTV offered images of sales Read More
Owners, operators, and insurers of businesses, including commercial and residential properties of all types, take little solace in news reports that suggest a decline in the nation’s crime rate. The focus of their concern is more likely to be the growing volume of incidents of violent crime, diminished law enforcement Read More
Dr. Ron Wallace, a criminal justice professor for American Public University System, has studied the intersection of intimate partner violence with the workplace—and he has also dealt with it firsthand. Read More
Location, Inc. has updated its predictive analytics, scores and heat maps for violent and property crimes in its SecurityGauge® platform for 2016.
SecurityGauge’s annual crime update is unique in that it collects raw data reported from over 18,000 local law enforcement agencies across the U.S., and uses a relational database to Read More
Twelve industry solutions providers were finalists in the inaugural 2016 Retail Asset Protection Innovation Award competition at the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) Asset Protection Conference in Dallas. The award program is intended to recognize the most visionary technology solutions presented at the conference.
“Our industry has to continue to innovate Read More
Safety is always a concern when a retail employee is closing or opening a store alone. With the Centronex Retail Employee Safety Service (CRESS), a wearable tag that connects to an employee’s smartphone can alert a network of responders by the push of a button if a dangerous situation occurs. Read More