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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


Navigating a Year of Transition

Following are a few article summaries that can provide you with a small taste of the original content available to you every day through our daily digital offerings, which are offered free through LossPreventionMedia.com. In addition to our daily newsletter, a comprehensive library of original content is available to our   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


Would a Lost-and-Found Audit Find These Problems?

Would a Lost-and-Found Audit Find These Problems?

Some 43.8 percent of loss prevention departments operate a lost and found, according to a survey of 238 executives by SDR/LPM in 2012. Any mishandling or theft of found property while under LP’s control is sure to give the department a black eye and reflect poorly on those in charge.   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