Tag: internal theft cases


Your Loss Prevention Program Needs a Good Cause

Your Loss Prevention Program Needs a Good Cause

In today’s retail business environment, everyone is seeking a competitive advantage. It could be in technology, people, business practices, or newly developed programs. The best strategy in the world, however, becomes meaningless if it is not executed properly.

I have been fortunate to have a high degree of success at executing   Read More


The Moral, Societal, and Legal Obligation for Theft Prevention

The Moral, Societal, and Legal Obligation for Theft Prevention

As a loss prevention professional, it is likely that you have responsibility for detecting, investigating, and resolving internal-theft cases. Doing so may support your organization’s zero-tolerance policy toward internal theft. Many top retailers rely on their loss prevention departments to give them a competitive advantage by controlling their operational costs   Read More


Building Kirkland’s Loss Prevention Program

Building Kirkland’s Loss Prevention Program

Founded in 1966 by its namesake Carl Kirkland, Kirkland’s admittedly fills an odd niche in the retail world, although it has become more mainstream as the decades have passed. Carl Kirkland’s vision originated in Jackson, Tennessee, with a single store that sold items meant to be gifted. For 20 years,   Read More


Six Steps to a Successful Loss Prevention Program, Part 4

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fourth in a series of articles discussing a strategic approach to formulating a targeted loss prevention program. The first part appeared in the July/August 2005 issue. It and the second and third installments can be found in the Archives section of the LossPreventionMedia.com website.
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We all have common-sense   Read More


Made from Scratch

In the summer of 1969, Dan Evins came up with his old country store idea while driving his family down to the Atlanta (Georgia) Zoo. The drive from middle Tennessee usually took five hours, and Evins had some time to think…at least until the kids started repeating, “Are we there yet?” As a Shell   Read More


How GUESS? Turned LP into a Mission-Critical Business Operation

How GUESS? Turned LP into a Mission-Critical Business Operation

Shoplifters’ Destination of Choice
From Aruba to Venezuela, the GUESS?™ brand is ubiquitous. Known globally for its innovative, highly visual design sense…and for launching the careers of super models Claudia Schiffer,Naomi Campbell, and Anna Nicole Smith…hundreds of department stores and exclusive shops through out Europe, Asia, and South America feature GUESS? apparel, accessories,   Read More