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
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The Loss Prevention Foundation has recently announced the release of the latest version of the LPQualified (LPQ) course content, now available to anyone and everyone interested in the certification process.
To ensure this course remains most beneficial to the loss prevention/asset protection audience, the latest version of the course includes:
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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
By Dan Faketty
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
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
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
The Cyber Monday certification sale event is here! Take advantage of the Loss Prevention Foundation’s biggest discount ever on the Loss Prevention Qualified (LPQ) and Loss Prevention Certified (LPC) certification courses. Begin the journey to career advancement with LP certification!
Enroll by TODAY, December 1, and receive 30 percent off the full Read More
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
Here’s how one shoplifter assesses risk. “First things first—you want to know if they got what you want. The second factor is the risk involvement. The risk involvement will be security times cameras times employees times space times [other] customers. Those are the five factors you’re going to have. Why? Read More
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