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15 Best Practices for Inventory Loss Prevention

15 Best Practices for Inventory Loss Prevention

In April 2014, the ECR Europe Shrink and On-shelf Availability Group received a special award from ECR Europe to celebrate 15 years of the group and the delivery of an estimated €1.5 billion (~ $1.6 billion) in savings for the industry.

As Sir Terry Leahy, former CEO of Tesco, once said   Read More


A Straightforward Data Protection Definition

A Straightforward Data Protection Definition

In the digital technology era, information protection has become a top priority across all industries. The retail industry is no exception. The collection and use of data is now an integral part of day-to-day business practices and processes in the retail world – but what does data protection really entail?   Read More


Gene Smith Named to the NRF PROTECT Ring of Excellence

Gene Smith Named to the NRF PROTECT Ring of Excellence

The National Retail Federation (NRF) PROTECT Conference’s Ring of Excellence Award recognizes pioneers in the retail loss prevention and asset protection community whose honor, integrity and character have served as a lasting example for the loss prevention profession. The achievements and outstanding leadership of these honorees have helped shape the   Read More


The Challenges of Retail Loss Prevention in Mexico

The Challenges of Retail Loss Prevention in Mexico

In 2010 I was asked to speak at the annual retail loss prevention conference sponsored by ANTAD Mexico, Asociación Nacional de Tiendas de Autoservicio y Departamentales, or National Association of Supermarkets and Department Stores. Traveling to Mexico City, where the conference was held, was quite a treat since I had   Read More