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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


Essential Inventory Control Techniques

Essential Inventory Control Techniques

Most retail companies have a department dedicated to maintaining processes and procedures related to inventory management and retail shrinkage. The inventory control department ensures that optimum inventory levels of products are available and accessible to the stores; that stock levels/turnover are efficiently managed; that inventory is maintained in a safe   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


Connecting Retailers to Combat Organized Retail Theft

Connecting Retailers to Combat Organized Retail Theft

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.

More recently, retailers have identified the growing threat of organized retail crime   Read More