DTT has recently announced the closing of an $80 million debt facility led by Administrative Agent, Capital One and CapitalSource, a division of Pacific Western Bank. The facility will be used primarily for the acquisition of LP Innovations Inc. (LPI), a loss prevention provider to the retail industry and for Read More
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9 Emerging Retail Technology Trends You Need to Know
This study looks at how retailers view the potential of 9 emerging retail technology trends.
By Adrian Beck, Walter Palmer, and Colin Peacock
Loss prevention practitioners have a long track record of investing in a wide range of technologies to help control the various Read More
Sponsored by Checkpoint High-Theft Solutions
Loss prevention practitioners need not assume the role of spectator in the development of theft prevention solutions. With the right vendor partner, you now can have a voice in the process—and together create products that push your protection effort forward.
“We’ve seen an evolution from the days Read More
It’s December—meaning the 2017 holiday shopping season is upon us, and after analyzing the calendar, it will likely prove to be a lengthy season for retailers. The predicted top ten busiest shopping days fall between Black Friday (November 24) and Saturday, December 30 and are positioned to account for 40-50 Read More
By Rex Gillette
It is that time of year again, when shoppers and shoplifters converge on our retail outlets looking for that all-important deal or steal. It’s also a critical time to ensure that your loss prevention plans are in place, up to date, and ready to tackle the upcoming holidays.
While the peak Read More
The vendor-retailer relationship is complicated, time-consuming, and sometimes frustrating. But if it’s the right relationship, it can be mutually beneficial and everyone is happy—or at least minimally dissatisfied, depending on your perspective.
Vendor vs. Solution Provider
It’s intriguing when a whole group of people starts calling themselves by a different name. Why Read More
This year’s holiday shopping season is expected to be strong, according to data released by the National Retail Federation (NRF). Retail sales during November and December are forecasted to be as high as $682 billion, a 4 percent increase from last year.
The picture isn’t entirely rosy, however. The NRF’s 2017 Read More
Judgment is everything for a loss prevention decision-maker. Good choices are a lot easier with good information—hence the Loss Prevention Research Council’s aim towards evidence-based loss prevention.
In earlier columns, I’ve discussed how critical it is to accurately diagnose the causes and dynamics of a problem to properly treat it using Read More
Why is it that some product protection technologies has been around and working for decades, while other retail loss prevention solutions only seem to work for a few months before offenders aren’t impressed? Many components that factor in to answering this question, but one variable in particular explains a large Read More
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 Read More