Tag: loss prevention policy and procedures


The 11 Habits of Low-Inventory Shrink Retailers

The 11 Habits of Low-Inventory Shrink Retailers

In his bestselling book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey presented a holistic, principle-based approach for solving personal and professional problems. This got the ECR team thinking: what if for “highly effective people,” we read “low-inventory shrink retailers”? What then would be the habits of low-shrink retailers?   Read More


Putting the Brakes on Counterfeit Merchandise: A Case Study

Putting the Brakes on Counterfeit Merchandise: A Case Study

The trade in counterfeit merchandise globally is getting worse, and US retailers are being hit the hardest, according to a 2017 report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and the European Union’s Intellectual Property Office, “Trade in Counterfeit and Pirated Goods: Mapping the Economic Impact.”

Imported pirated and counterfeit   Read More


E-commerce Credit Card Fraud: The Growing Challenge

E-commerce Credit Card Fraud: The Growing Challenge

Just as the word “e-commerce” has come to refer to a menagerie of different specialized markets, so e-commerce credit card fraud comes in many different guises. As the great pace of retail evolution dictates that retailers’ transaction processes are constantly changing, so the frauds change with them.

In a bid to   Read More


Studies on Lying and Cultural Differences

Studies on Lying and Cultural Differences

Since 1980, the percentage of people in the United States who primarily speak a language other than English has grown by 158 percent while the nation’s overall population has risen by a comparatively modest 37 percent.

Such individuals now total 60 million, and 42 percent admit to speaking English less than   Read More