Loss prevention practitioners have a long track record of investing in a wide range of technologies to help control the various losses retailers experience. The extent to which they do this has regularly been measured by various annual surveys, such as the National Retail Security Survey. This benchmarking study, however, Read More
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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
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.
Loss prevention practitioners have a long Read More
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
By Adam Paul
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
Is there an intrinsic value in attending industry conferences and similar events? Do we really learn anything?
Ultimately, that’s up to the individual. But this year’s NRF PROTECT conference provided a wealth of opportunities to meet with peers, share experiences, and learn from one another. Here are a few takeaways from Read More
According to industry surveys as well as industry buzz, it’s one of the hottest technologies in the retail loss prevention industry, with users swearing by it and companies spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to implement it. What is all the excitement about? Online POS exception reporting systems.
“Exception reporting” is Read More
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
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
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