Restaurant and food industry loss prevention professionals will gather at the 38th annual RLPSA conference, where educational agenda topics will cover areas such as workers’ compensation fraud, phone interviewing, safety and more. The 2017 event will be held at the M Resort in Las Vegas, NV. Read More
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By Nick Arenas
While society often imagines the shoplifter as someone stealing food or toiletries out of necessity to survive, often this is not the case. In fact, one study notes that socio-economic status is not an accurate predictor for potential shoplifting. Many habitual shoplifters report stealing almost twice a week, and many Read More
The curriculum developed for the LPC certification is unmatched in the industry in my opinion; being intensely thorough from many perspectives. It’s a comprehensive look at loss prevention from all business areas; a very unique examination for any loss prevention professional. Read More
A question frequently asked by the typical retail customer—and even some loss prevention professionals just getting started in their careers—involves many of the smaller stores where they shop, and how shoplifting and other retail shrink concerns are managed in retail stores with no loss prevention team.
First and foremost, few retail Read More
Thieves and fraudsters continue to invent new scams that threaten retail supply chains, even when organizations are following supply-chain security best practices. Security firm Check Point, for example, recently reported on a discovery of malware, adnets, spyware and even ransomware that had been installed on at least 36 Android devices Read More
Every so often, a simple idea catches the imagination, fervor, and engagement of a group of people and is developed into a successful practice that revolutionizes a business. Electronic article surveillance (EAS) source tagging is definitely one of those.
This story commemorates the evolution of source tagging with The Home Depot Read More
Adopted by major national retailers in more than 2,000 stores, the Crime Accountability (C.A.) Partnership Program for shoplifting has reduced calls to law enforcement 40 percent to 60 percent, thus allowing retailers to save more than $30 million in resources for their police partners in 2016 alone. Visit Booths 274 Read More
By Chris Trlica
EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is based on the experiences of a well-known retailer who implemented a facial-recognition security camera system. Because of the potential value of this technology to the retail industry as well as the critical issues surrounding its deployment, the executive who leads this initiative approached the magazine to Read More
Knowing that asset protection and loss prevention professionals face shrink challenges from many angles, Corrective Education Company (CEC) is proud to introduce its Mobile Asset Protection Platform (MAPP). This platform will enable store personnel to capture information at the site of the incident with the use of a mobile device Read More
Consider this. Restaurant security programs require monetary output for potential safety measures, such as buying and installing CCTV cameras or implementing access systems. Such programs also demand an investment of time and effort on the part of the entire organization for activities, such as training security guards or involving multiple Read More