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
Tag: loss prevention solutions
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
By Rex Gillette
It is that time a 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 Read More
Loss Prevention Essentials: Electronic Article Surveillance Technology Helps Enhance Sales and Protect Profits
Sponsored by BSI
Electronic article surveillance, or EAS, systems have long been a staple in the battle to curb shoplifting. Retailers over the years have collectively spent millions of dollars to protect their merchandise from shoplifters and, in some cases, their own employees. Like many major expenses, when the technology is Read More
Tyco Retail Solutions is pleased to announce the opening of its new Tokyo office to meet the growing need for Store Performance Solutions in Japan, the world’s third-largest economy. As Japan-based multinational retailers are upgrading technology and expanding in Asia, Tyco is strengthening its presence to support retailers’ demand for Read More
By Jack Trlica
If you are a loss prevention technology provider with solutions that benefit other parts of the retail enterprise beyond LP and you market outside North America, exhibiting at the National Retail Federation BIG Show just may be worth your consideration.
I spent Monday walking the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York Read More
By Tom Donlea
Editor’s Note: Many of the subjects discussed in this article are as valid today as they were when the content was originally presented, while other topics show additional insight into the e-commerce concerns and Internet fraud issues that we are currently dealing with today. The Merchant Risk Council still actively supports Read More
By Jack Trlica
A comprehensive guide to leading loss prevention solutions providers features 43 companies highlighting their products and services in 25 retail security and technology categories. The guide will serve as a handy resource for loss prevention organizations looking for vendor partners who can work with retailers to provide contemporary solutions to Read More
Checkpoint Systems, Inc, a global supplier of merchandise availability solutions for the retail industry, recently announced its CLASSIC N10 electronic article surveillance (EAS) solution, which is designed primarily for convenience stores.
The N10 features a smaller, flexible antenna that places a premium on floor space, while reducing shrink, improving on-shelf availability and Read More