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Loss Prevention Issues in Recent Research

Loss Prevention Issues in Recent Research

Academics who examine crime and security-related issues aren’t always seeking practical solutions, but some recent research studies have pragmatic applications and impart some actionable advice on relevant loss prevention issues. Below are questions that researchers have recently looked at and what loss prevention should know about what they found.

1. Does   Read More


Emerging Technologies

In the second in a series of industry-focused benchmarking surveys, the authors present a few key findings from a new study of how some of the biggest retailers in the US are using a range of emerging technologies to manage the problem of loss prevention.
Background
Loss prevention practitioners have a long   Read More


What Would You Do if a Customer Had a Gun on His Hip?

What Would You Do if a Customer Had a Gun on His Hip?

Loss prevention practitioners today face long-standing yet persistent threats, such as employee theft and shoplifting, and increasingly contend with new ones ushered in by a more virtual world. As difficult as it is to combat these risks, they are fairly clear-cut. The battle lines are clearly drawn. LP’s mission is   Read More


Dealing with Wine and Spirits in the Retail Industry

Dealing with Wine and Spirits in the Retail Industry

The wine and spirits segment of the retail industry is unique in the sense that few other goods available in retail stores are so tightly controlled or legislated. Alcohol distributors and retailers have to contend with a multitude of federal, state, and even local laws that restrict or control the   Read More


LP Associates of the Future

The Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) Future of LP Working Group looks to the horizon for loss prevention issues that are sure to plague the industry in the near and long-term future. Collaborating with other retailers, as well as relying on the research produced by the LPRC, we as asset   Read More


Data Breaches: A Look Back, a Glimpse Forward

Data Breaches: A Look Back, a Glimpse Forward

There are many different kinds of stories that dot the digital landscape, many highlighting the scope and reach of loss prevention in the new age of retail. Headlines dominating the digital space span both the globe and the imagination as loss prevention issues remain a prominent focus of retail dialogue.   Read More


A Look Back, a Glimpse Forward

There were many different kinds of stories that dotted the digital landscape in 2014, many highlighting the scope and reach of loss prevention in the new age of retail. Headlines dominating the digital space spanned both the globe and the imagination as loss prevention issues remain a prominent focus of   Read More