Tag: loss prevention issues


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


Habitual Shoplifters are an International Concern

Shoplifting and other forms of retail theft cost retailers tens of billions of dollars each year. As a result retail leadership has learned to recognize the value of a well-trained management staff and a professional loss prevention department. We have learned to drive operational efficiency, and ensure that controls are   Read More


Engaging Merchants in the Protection of Assets

Engaging Merchants in the Protection of Assets

The Retail Industry Leaders Association’s (RILA) Asset Protection Leaders Council commissioned a study to look at the relationship between retail buyers and the asset protection function. In the authors’ words, “This research identifies the various levers retail buyers have to influence retail loss and the obstacles asset protection groups have   Read More