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4 Ways You Can Transform Retail Loss Prevention Training

4 Ways You Can Transform Retail Loss Prevention Training

Prior to 2012, Bloomingdale’s was doing what most retail organizations do when it comes to retail loss prevention training and safety education—relying on a number of standard approaches like posters, classroom training, huddles, and pre-shift morning rallies. But these approaches just weren’t working.

As I contemplated this situation, I realized we   Read More


The Mobile Point of Sale Marches on in Retail

The Mobile Point of Sale Marches on in Retail

In 2013, nearly 66 percent of US smartphone owners used their devices to help them shop, and 80 percent of smartphone owners said they want more mobile-optimized product information while they’re shopping in stores (see Figure 1). These are the sorts of statistics driving the retail-sector mobile revolution. Retailers are   Read More


Yeah! High-Energy LP at Abercrombie & Fitch

Yeah! High-Energy LP at Abercrombie & Fitch

EDITOR’S NOTE: Dennis Klein is vice president of loss prevention for Abercrombie & Fitch where he is responsible for asset protection and safety throughout the 1,046-store specialty apparel chain. His career spans more than twenty years working for such retailers as KB Toys, Lord & Taylor, Federated Department Stores, and Old Navy. Klein is a frequent presenter at industry conferences and was   Read More


Six Steps to a Successful Loss Prevention Program, Part 4

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fourth in a series of articles discussing a strategic approach to formulating a targeted loss prevention program. The first part appeared in the July/August 2005 issue. It and the second and third installments can be found in the Archives section of the LossPreventionMedia.com website.
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Remodeling Loss Prevention at The Home Depot

Remodeling Loss Prevention at The Home Depot

EDITOR’S NOTE: Tom Fricke (pictured to the left) joined The Home Depot in November, 2005, as vice president of asset protection with responsibility for loss prevention, safety, environmental programs, and crisis management/business continuity. Fricke came to The Home Depot from Giant Eagle Inc., where he was chief administrative officer. Previously, he worked at PepsiCo for over eleven years   Read More


Visualizing Supply-Chain Security

Visualizing Supply-Chain Security

Earlier this year, a firestorm of public outcry was set off with the announcement that the Dubai-based ports operator DP World would take over management of six major US ports. Critics from both political parties and wide-ranging public debate focused on perceived security concerns given two of the September 11th   Read More