Tag: loss prevention research council


Should I Remove that Old Legacy Tech from My Stores?

Should I Remove that Old Legacy Tech from My Stores?

As we march closer to 2020, a few common themes have emerged among the research questions that the Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) receives from its membership base. While much of our research seeks to provide insight on whether introducing a new loss prevention technology solution or policy to your   Read More


Store Detective Responsibilities and Characteristics

Store Detective Responsibilities and Characteristics

How do you win at loss prevention? This question is currently under investigation by the Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) and the University of Florida. Essentially, researchers want to know how LP/AP efforts can successfully support a retail enterprise. What qualities and capabilities are needed, for instance?

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An LPRC study   Read More


Footprints and Flea Markets

Every living person generates signals, signatures, and noise, if you will. As we move through time and space, we shed DNA, talk on phones, travel, register for, apply for, and purchase things—all the while texting, emailing, tweeting, posting, and so on.
Human Footprints
This biological and digital exhaust and our literal and   Read More


How to Land Jobs in Loss Prevention

How to Land Jobs in Loss Prevention

Whether you’re starting a new career or just getting out of school, your search for jobs in loss prevention might be more successful if you keep these suggestions in mind.

Update your resume. A professional resume should be a comprehensive, accurate reflection of your abilities, education, and experience. This document serves   Read More


Winning Loss Prevention

We always want to win, not just execute. In fact, we must win. When LP loses, life safety, brand image, and financial performance are all at risk. At the Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) and University of Florida (UF), that’s our mandate, to support LP/AP success through process and people   Read More


Product Protection

Product Protection

Joe, a would-be thief, couldn’t believe his luck. Here was a store willing to hand him a brand new state-of-the-art smartphone with no credit check and a few dollars down. And just two doors away was another retail store—this one advertising that it paid top dollar for smartphones.

The criminal wheels   Read More


People On the Move: July–August 2017

Andrew Chapman was named senior VP of sales at 3VR.

Daniel Robles was promoted to senior AP investigator at Abercrombie & Fitch.

Ryan Clevenger is now director of AP at Albertsons-Safeway.

Ami Caldwell is now safety manager, Sal Nunez was promoted to LP manager II, Denis Prose is now a logistics LP   Read More


Prevent Shoplifting and Theft with…Music?

Prevent Shoplifting and Theft with…Music?

As a loss prevention agent in 2017, it’s easy to begin to feel helpless. Many retail environments have shifted to no-touch policies, as jurisdictions push legislation to ease the legal ramifications of shoplifting and theft. If you can’t stop the shoplifter as he’s strolling out your door with your merchandise,   Read More