Tag: loss prevention policy


What We Can Do About Racial Profiling in Retail Stores

What We Can Do About Racial Profiling in Retail Stores

There have been news stories and lawsuits recently focusing attention on long-simmering complaints about the treatment of minorities by large retailers (see: Giant Tiger; Ferragamo). What can organizations do to avoid claims of racial profiling in retail stores?

To start, retailers should have clearly defined and articulated policies against racial profiling   Read More


Bullies Don’t Belong in Loss Prevention

Bullies Don’t Belong in Loss Prevention

Editors Note: As we review some of LP Magazine’s top stories of 2015, this story should serve as an important reminder to every loss prevention professional—whether working as a loss prevention manager in a store or serving as a leader in the department—of the importance and the responsibility to treat   Read More


“It’s All Cool”—Starting Loss Prevention for a Hot Brand at Oakley Retail Stores

“It’s All Cool”—Starting Loss Prevention for a Hot Brand at Oakley Retail Stores

A conversation with Maggie Newton is fast moving, informative, fun, and asymmetric. Upon reflection, this is not surprising, because it seems to mirror what her employer, Oakley, Inc., is all about, and why it is so remarkably successful. It’s also why Newton’s loss prevention program for Oakley’s retail stores is so successful.

“Oakley is an innovative place. It is   Read More