The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season has been a disastrous one. Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas as a Category 4 storm on August 24. One of the wettest tropical storms on record, Harvey continued to douse the Lone Star state and parts of Louisiana with a devastating amount of rainfall over Read More
EDITOR’S NOTE: This interview is with three long-time loss prevention industry veterans. One is a retailer, one is a solutions provider, and one started on the retail side before starting his own company offering loss prevention solutions. We’ve chosen to not identify the individuals in order to allow them to Read More
Every so often, a simple idea catches the imagination, fervor, and engagement of a group of people and is developed into a successful practice that revolutionizes a business. Electronic article surveillance (EAS) source tagging is definitely one of those.
This story commemorates the evolution of source tagging with The Home Depot Read More
Day two of the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) ASAP Conference started with Tammy Clark of Wicklander-Zulawski and a refresher course on participatory interview techniques to help support corporate and high-level investigations. This method can be applied to learn more information about a potential issue. It aids the investigator in determining Read More
The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced Tuesday that it will be joining forces with the National Retail Federation (NRF) for a combined annual conference in 2018. Under the NRF PROTECT conference banner, NRF PROTECT 2018 will be “brought to you by NRF and FMI,” to the benefit of the retail Read More
The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) 2017 Conference teed off on March 20 with a golf tournament and welcome reception. Retailers and solution providers reconnected in the nice cool evening outside the Rosen Shingle Creek hotel in Orlando, FL. Day one of the conference had a recurring theme of change and Read More
Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and National Retail Federation (NRF) will partner on PROTECT in 2018, according to a live joint announcement made at the Audit, Safety, Asset Protection conference in Orlando, FL. The two associations will combine their existing risk and safety signature events into one cross-industry gathering starting in Read More
FMI’s newly revamped ASAP Conference is the only event for Audit, Safety and Asset Protection professionals in food retail that keeps you ahead of what’s next. Previously known as the Asset Protection Conference, the ASAP Conference now includes a focus on ALL the areas most important to protecting your company’s profit.
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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
Judgment is everything for a loss prevention decision-maker. Good choices are a lot easier with good information—hence the Loss Prevention Research Council’s aim towards evidence-based loss prevention.
In earlier columns, I’ve discussed how critical it is to accurately diagnose the causes and dynamics of a problem to properly treat it using Read More