Tag: loss prevention managers


How Can We Keep Good People in Loss Prevention Positions?

How Can We Keep Good People in Loss Prevention Positions?

In a 2016 survey of retail loss prevention executives, staff turnover and retention of staff was identified as a cause of concern. “Attracting and retaining a good caliber of loss protection professional at regional and street level [is problematic],” said one respondent in the report by Professor Martin Gill, Retail   Read More


Effective, Evidence-Based Retail Crime Prevention

Effective, Evidence-Based Retail Crime Prevention

Regardless of the protective progress retailers and solutions providers are making, thieves are still carrying off billions of dollars’ worth of goods annually. While merchandise loss costs retailers huge amounts of money, theft-driven product out-of-stocks, and sometimes locked-up goods, it also deters sales to good customers. Happy, buying customers are   Read More


Start with a Good Cause: Loss Prevention Strategy Examples

Start with a Good Cause: Loss Prevention Strategy Examples

In today’s retail business environment, everyone is seeking a competitive advantage. It could be in technology, people, business practices, or newly developed programs. The best strategy in the world, however, becomes meaningless if it is not executed properly.

I have been fortunate to have a high degree of success at executing   Read More


People On the Move: January–Feburary 2018

Nicolás Leiro Padilla was promoted to senior district asset protection manager at Abercrombie & Fitch.

Randel Baker and Dusko Tadic were promoted to regional loss prevention managers at Amazon.

Robert LaCommare, CFI was promoted to vice president, asset protection & safety with Ascena Retail Group.

Mitchell Quito Sr. was promoted to senior corporate   Read More


A Look Inside Hibbett Sports Loss Prevention

A Look Inside Hibbett Sports Loss Prevention

Scott Myers currently serves as the vice president of asset protection of Hibbett Sports. In a recent interview for the November—December 2017 issue of LP Magazine, Executive Editor Jim Lee, LPC, spoke with Myers about his 22-year history with the company and the unique world of Hibbett Sports loss prevention   Read More


Collecting Shrinkage Goals and Sport Memorabilia

Collecting Shrinkage Goals and Sport Memorabilia

EDITORS NOTE: Scott Myers is vice president of asset protection for Hibbett Sports. For much of his 22 years with the company, he held the dual role of vice president of human resources and asset protection. Prior to Hibbett, Myers held multiple LP positions with Parisian.

EDITOR: How did you get   Read More


What Is a Loss Prevention Manager?

What Is a Loss Prevention Manager?

What is a loss prevention manager? What might appear to be a fairly simple question now requires a much more complicated answer in a new age of retail where roles and responsibilities are changing on a consistent basis.

To the average consumer, a loss prevention manager might be perceived as a   Read More