Tag: loss prevention policies


Brexit, Trump, and the Retail Trade Industry

Brexit, Trump, and the Retail Trade Industry

Like the British referendum vote earlier this year, the election of Donald Trump in the United States has sent tectonic waves not just through the individual countries but also around the globe. With the unexpected results of both votes, we in the retail trade industry are left with more questions   Read More


Can You Monitor Your Retail Alarm Systems In-House?

Can You Monitor Your Retail Alarm Systems In-House?

Those of us who have been loss prevention professionals for any length of time can likely share some horror stories about experiences with national retail alarm systems companies. Issues ranging from poor customer service to missed alarm dispatches have put many in the unenviable position of trying to justify using one   Read More


LP 101: Building an Effective Loss Prevention Program

LP 101: Building an Effective Loss Prevention Program

Implementing an effective loss prevention program can be a challenging undertaking in today’s retail environment. With the multitude of different business priorities, increased workloads, budget limitations, turnover issues, technological considerations, corporate agendas, and the many competitive aspects of the organizational landscape our ability to find a formula for success is   Read More


Cold Heads, Warm Hearts, and Social Media

Cold Heads, Warm Hearts, and Social Media

The nature of our role in loss prevention forces us to focus on many of the negative aspects often associated with social media. From the malware that slows our computers and corrupts our systems, to the spiders that grab our information and track our habits, to the criminal elements looking   Read More


Building an Effective Program

Building a successful career in loss prevention has always been predicated on the commitment to professional growth and development. Working in a business as dynamic as retail, it is essential that we remain flexible in our methods and progressive in our approach to a global retail market. As the business   Read More