Tag: inventory control manager


A Root-Cause Analysis May Help Reduce Shrinkage

A Root-Cause Analysis May Help Reduce Shrinkage

Most retailers have adopted omni-channel strategies to meet consumers’ demand to browse or buy whenever and wherever they choose. But enabling everything from mobile point of sale (POS) to in-store pickup of online purchases has made inventory control and product logistics far more difficult.

The complex new retail environment is increasing   Read More


Physical Inventory Control Methods

Physical Inventory Control Methods

“What is the single most important measure of the success or failure of your company’s loss prevention efforts?”

If you were to ask senior retail executives this question, the answer you would likely hear is, “Our shrinkage results.” This would not be surprising, as shrinkage affects profitability, shareholder return, resource allocation   Read More


Inventory Control Job Description and Responsibilities

Inventory Control Job Description and Responsibilities

What does a typical inventory control job description entail? Whether the specific title is inventory control clerk, specialist, manager, or coordinator, this vital position is usually responsible for ensuring an accurate and adequate quantity of product in a given organization.

In a nutshell, this person manages the inflow and outflow of   Read More


What Does a Loss Prevention Associate Do?

What Does a Loss Prevention Associate Do?

Loss prevention—also known as asset protection—is an ever-broadening, ever-growing field that has a lot to offer an entry-level job seeker. According to the Loss Prevention Foundation, the industry’s “wide spectrum of career options and tremendous potential for professional growth” make the job a rare find in today’s labor market. And   Read More


Today’s Top LP Jobs

Today’s Top LP Jobs

Director of Creative & Client Services, LPM Media Group, (NC)
LPM Media Group is looking for an organized and creative individual to support our growing business by providing custom publishing services to our clients through the delivery of print, digital, and mobile solutions for employee training, awareness, and communication campaigns. While   Read More


Today’s Top LP Jobs

Today’s Top LP Jobs

Area Investigator, Stage Stores, (LA)
Uses broad discretion to protect the assets (physical and human) of multiple Stores within a district/s. Balances theft and fraud trends, safety and security, and inventory control strategies to identify and apply a broad range of asset protection techniques or game plans to control potential or   Read More


Significant Inventory Loss Requires Perspective

Significant Inventory Loss Requires Perspective

Inventory loss is a fact of life in retail. When maintained at acceptable levels, it’s simply the cost of doing business, much like payroll and other operating expenses. However, when shortage begins to inexplicably trend upward, whether on a store-by-store basis, or even across a chain, it becomes imperative to view the   Read More