Tag: exception based reporting


Understand Your POS Features and Limitations

Understand Your POS Features and Limitations

Data is the future of the loss prevention and asset protection industry. A single data-friendly LP professional can both identify and address leading indicators of loss for a significant grouping of stores, with no need for airfare, travel, or company car. Identification and correction of these leading indicators driven by   Read More


Using Video Surveillance Systems to Perform Audits

Using Video Surveillance Systems to Perform Audits

Throughout my career in retail loss prevention, I’ve seen some pretty outrageous behavior captured by video surveillance systems. From performance and productivity issues – like employees showing up late and doing personal things on business time – to outright theft from the point-of-sale (POS) system, I’ve seen it all.

As an   Read More


Top 3 Pitfalls of the Vendor-Retailer Relationship

Top 3 Pitfalls of the Vendor-Retailer Relationship

The vendor-retailer relationship is complicated, time-consuming, and sometimes frustrating. But if it’s the right relationship, it can be mutually beneficial and everyone is happy—or at least minimally dissatisfied, depending on your perspective.
Vendor vs. Solution Provider
It’s intriguing when a whole group of people starts calling themselves by a different name. Why   Read More


How to Profit from Your Loss Prevention Strategy

How to Profit from Your Loss Prevention Strategy

Analytics and retail: a match made for success. Yet the one mistake retailers make is investing in outdated, exception-based, long-form reporting tools. Prescriptive analytics is one solution that saves retailers valuable time and resources by picking up on irregular patterns. It’s no surprise that Gartner predicts the market will reach   Read More