Tag: loss prevention program


Access Control Technology to the Rescue: A True Story

Access Control Technology to the Rescue: A True Story

The Case of the CFO’s Family Photo
I was recruited to a startup thirty-store retailer to launch their first loss prevention program. My supervisor, the CFO, was a seasoned no-nonsense retailer. Our very first meeting started with typical small talk when I noticed a picture placed prominently on his desk. The   Read More


From LP to Internal Audit to Enterprise Risk Management

From LP to Internal Audit to Enterprise Risk Management

EDITOR’S NOTE: Kevin Valentine, CFI, LPC, retired at the end of 2017 as senior vice president of internal audit, loss prevention, and enterprise risk management for Signet Jewelers. He spent more than thirty-five years with the company in various management roles. During his career, Valentine was active in the loss   Read More


Process Loss and Cross-Functional LP Teams

Process Loss and Cross-Functional LP Teams

Ask any loss prevention team what the most important aspect of interfacing with senior management is, and you’re likely to hear the terms “partnerships” and “cross-functional.” These elements are not specific to the loss prevention industry. You would probably hear a similar response from an executive in any other department.

Working cross-functionally   Read More


People on the Move: October 2017

People on the Move: October 2017

Professional advancement and building a successful loss prevention career can mean many things to many different people. For some individuals, it may mean reaching a top leadership position at a particular company, perhaps serving as a director or vice president of loss prevention/asset protection. For others, it may involve gaining   Read More