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ORC Theft Trends and Impact

ORC Theft Trends and Impact

Loss prevention has traditionally focused on shortage reduction through an emphasis on internal theft, external shoplifting, and operational controls. Resources to prevent these losses have been spent on developing programs and controls to stop loss from within the company.

Within the past couple of decades, however, retailers have identified the growing   Read More


Security’s Security

Security’s Security

There may be no better symbol of the nation’s modern, high-tech military—not to mention US military might—as its fleet of predator drones. So it surely caused a few red faces at the Pentagon when it was discovered that insurgents in both Afghanistan and Iraq had used $26 software to intercept   Read More


An Update on Major Subjects Affecting Retail LP

An Update on Major Subjects Affecting Retail LP

After completing the three-part series on the first fifteen years of Loss Prevention magazine, I promised to write an additional article that looks at the current and future state of some subjects we discussed that have a huge influence on the retail loss prevention profession. As I looked at the   Read More


Grasping the Future and Today: A Balancing Act

Every day, when the alarm goes off in the morning, all of us in the retail industry have a similar challenge awaiting us. Whether you are a retailer steering through vast change in the marketplace or a solution provider trying to deliver the right solution at the right time for   Read More


Managing Asset Protection at SUPERVALU

Managing Asset Protection at SUPERVALU

EDITOR’S NOTE: Carol Martinson is vice president, asset protection group, for SUPERVALU, where she oversees retail loss prevention operations, operations safety, food safety and quality assurance, and corporate security. Prior to joining SUPERVALU in 2005, Martinson was with Lund Food Holdings, where she designed and implemented a new risk management function in the areas of security, theft, fraud, workers’   Read More