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
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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
So far 2017 has been a very challenging year for retail companies. The number of retail companies that have filed for bankruptcy, closed locations, or dramatically reduced their budgets are clearly shaping this year to be one of the worst years in retail.
The challenge most retailers face is simply a Read More
Southern Imperial will be on-site throughout the NRF PROTECT Show to highlight their newest loss prevention solutions. Visit Booth #113 to learn more. Read More
EDITOR’S NOTE: This interview is with three long-time loss prevention industry veterans. One is a retailer, one is a solutions provider, and one started on the retail side before starting his own company offering loss prevention solutions. We’ve chosen to not identify the individuals in order to allow them to Read More
Loss Prevention Research Council Announces Exclusive Content for Membership on Point-of-Sale Activation Solution
The Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) has released a series of reports detailing a recent study on the impact of the Point-of-SaleA ctivation (PoSA) solution from Digital Safety USA. PoSA reportedly scored very favorably in consecutive field study tests.
According to Dr. Read Hayes, LPRC director, “The LPRC is pleased Read More
Kentucky Fried Chicken recently announced the selection of Delaget Guard and Envysion as KFC’s preferred and fully supported loss prevention suite for the company’s more than 4,100 outlets nationwide.
The announcement comes after a 120-day pilot spearheaded by KFC’s technology committee to determine best-in-class loss prevention solutions and to enhance support Read More
Over the past 25 years, return on investment, profit center, cost center, and value-added have become significant buzzwords in the loss prevention industry. While not unique to our industry–these concepts are also important in other staff functions, such as information technology and finance–I can’t imagine ROI has gotten any more attention than 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
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