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Making the Most of Loss Prevention Technology

Making the Most of Loss Prevention Technology

More than ever, it seems that those in loss prevention are being faced with a plethora of new loss prevention technology solutions. In fact, at a recent loss prevention conference organized by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), over 37 different technologies were being promoted, including global positioning systems (GPS),   Read More


You Are a Good Guy, Gene Smith

As I think a lot of you know, Gene Smith, president of the Loss Prevention Foundation, recently announced his retirement. I have had the pleasure to know Gene for a very long time—since his first days in retail security at Montgomery Ward fresh from college at Eastern Kentucky. Regardless of   Read More


Previewing the NRF PROTECT 2017 Conference

Previewing the NRF PROTECT 2017 Conference

It’s time to pack your business cards and head to Washington, DC: the annual National Retail Federation (NRF) PROTECT Loss Prevention Conference will return from June 26—28 at the Gaylord National Harbor in the nation’s capital. The 2.5-day event will feature a robust schedule of educational sessions and networking opportunities   Read More


Ramifications of Retail’s Upheaval

Ramifications of Retail’s Upheaval

Since last June’s National Retail Federation (NRF) loss prevention conference, there have been a lot of changes—and not all of them have been good. Attendees to this year’s NRF PROTECT conference, June 27 – 28 in Washington DC, will be learning how to navigate in retail and loss prevention environments   Read More


Building A New Data Breach Policy

Building A New Data Breach Policy

As technology draws us deeper into a new age of business enterprise, we are continuously bombarded with challenges and opportunities involving those with malicious intentions. Data security attacks come at us from every direction as the ingenuity of criminal minds seek new and creative ways to infiltrate our information resources   Read More


The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Why should video be high on loss prevention’s list of priorities? Because a fundamental change has created a wave of innovation and will fuel advances for years to come.

Once, back when Canon made a splash with its “Image is Everything” advertising campaign, it really was. CCTV offered images of sales   Read More


15 Years: Looking at the History of Loss Prevention Magazine

15 Years: Looking at the History of Loss Prevention Magazine

Bill Turner, LPC, has been a reader and contributor to Loss Prevention magazine since its inception in 2001. Now, as the publication celebrates its 15-year anniversary, Turner looks back at the early history of Loss Prevention magazine (now known as LP Magazine) in a feature article in the September-October 2016 issue.

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Bill Turner, LPC, has been a reader and contributor to Loss Prevention magazine since its inception in 2001. Now, as the publication celebrates its 15-year anniversary, Turner looks back at the early history of Loss Prevention magazine (now known as LP Magazine) in a feature article in the September-October 2016 issue. [text_ad] The idea for LP Magazine initially received a great deal of support from retailers and vendors in the loss prevention and asset protection space. From the article:
“As Executive Editor Jim Lee and Managing Editor Jack Trlica tell the story, it began with the belief that retail loss prevention professionals needed their own magazine. The magazine’s mission, as originally drafted, was to ‘provide the industry with a high-quality, contemporary magazine of high interest to retail loss prevention management and professionals.’ The concept was introduced in June 2001 at the National Retail Federation (NRF) loss prevention conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. The response from the majority of the LP professionals and vendors in attendance was ‘it’s about time.’
Turner examines the magazine’s mainstay subjects since the nascent days of the publication in detail. These topics make up the building blocks of the magazine’s foundation and are still central to the loss prevention industry today. Some of these subjects include: • Shoplifting and Organized Retail Crime (ORC) • Crisis Management • Fraud • The National Retail Security Survey (NRSS) and Employee Theft • Loss Prevention Technology • Shrink Reduction and Loss Prevention Programs • People, Education, and Diversity Check out “Fifteen Years of Loss Prevention” to read the full article and learn more about the history of Loss Prevention magazine’s first five years. You can also visit the Table of Contents for the September-October 2016 issue or register for a free subscription to the magazine.

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