While sales drive the retail industry, operations and all of the functions that support sales are what makes the retail machine run smoothly. Everywhere that product moves through the retail network – from the point of purchase from the manufacturer to the point of final sale to the customer – Read More
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Professional advancement and building a successful loss prevention career can mean many things to many different people. For some individuals it may mean reaching a top leadership position at a particular company, perhaps serving as a director or vice president of loss prevention/asset protection. For others, it may involve gaining Read More
A conversation with Maggie Newton is fast moving, informative, fun, and asymmetric. Upon reflection, this is not surprising, because it seems to mirror what her employer, Oakley, Inc., is all about, and why it is so remarkably successful. It’s also why Newton’s loss prevention program for Oakley’s retail stores is so successful.
“Oakley is an innovative place. It is Read More
By James Lee
EDITOR’S NOTE: Dan Faketty is vice president of loss prevention at Harris Teeter, an upscale grocery chain with 143 stores operating in six southeastern states. Harris Teeter is based in Matthews, NC, a suburb of Charlotte.
Faketty came to Harris Teeter in 1999 from Kmart, where he was director of loss control Read More