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An Inside Look at Sears Asset Protection

An Inside Look at Sears Asset Protection

Scott Glenn, JD, LPC, currently serves as the chief security officer for Sears Holdings, where he manages asset and profit protection, safety, business continuity, and crisis response. He is active in the industry as part of the Loss Prevention Foundation, LP Magazine’s editorial board, and the Retail Industry Leaders Association   Read More


Building an Unbreakable LP–IT Bond

Building an Unbreakable LP–IT Bond

Listening to loss prevention leaders discuss their relationships with information technology (IT) departments and offer advice for strengthening them can seem a bit like eavesdropping on marriage counseling. There is admission of a “love-hate” dynamic, occasional hand-wringing over who gets final say, and counsel to “listen, don’t just talk” and   Read More


Building an Organization around Data and Technology

Building an Organization around Data and Technology

EDITOR’S NOTE: Scott Glenn, JD, LPC, is the chief security officer for Sears Holdings where he is responsible for asset and profit protection, safety and food safety, business continuity, and crisis response among other duties. Prior to joining Sears in 2008, Glenn held various loss prevention roles at Kohl’s, TJ   Read More


Becoming a Big-Picture Thinker

Becoming a Big-Picture Thinker

Tamara Murray, LPC, is a regional asset protection director for Walmart. She assumed this role in 2015 after spending nine years in store- and market-level AP roles for the company. Murray currently oversees 100 stores and is responsible for shrink, security, and safety-related operations. She also regularly assists in providing   Read More


Fifteen Years of Loss Prevention, Part 3

Fifteen Years of Loss Prevention, Part 3

Here we are at the third and final installment of the first fifteen years of Loss Prevention magazine. I had indicated in the first two articles that part of the third article would include a future look at some of the most important loss prevention technologies and practices such as   Read More


Cyber Security Experts Discuss the Challenges of Dealing with Data Breaches

Cyber Security Experts Discuss the Challenges of Dealing with Data Breaches

A 2014 panel of four cyber security experts discussed evolving data security threats to the retail industry and the challenges of dealing with data breach response and investigations. Their conversation yielded some valuable insights. Ryan Knisley, former security expert with Accenture, moderated the panel that included Lou Stephens, special agent in   Read More