Tag: lp industry


Setting the Research Agenda

In the last edition of LP Magazine, we presented the findings from our first benchmark study, which focused on comparing practices and policies on managing shoplifting in retailing. This topic was chosen primarily because it had been discussed extensively at a recent practitioner meeting and was deemed a good starter   Read More


Retail Data Analytics and LP

Retail Data Analytics and LP

We find ourselves living in a time when nearly every decision we make is recorded. Where we drive, what we buy–all this data is collected somewhere. We permit it in the vague hope that somebody on the other end is being responsible with our information.

The loss prevention industry is now   Read More


How NOT to Investigate Organized Retail Crime

How NOT to Investigate Organized Retail Crime

According to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) 2016 Organized Retail Crime Survey, all responding retailers said that they believe their companies to have been the victim of organized retail crime (ORC) activity within the past year. Eighty-three percent of those respondents believe that ORC activity has increased in the past   Read More


Becoming a Big-Picture Thinker

Becoming a Big-Picture Thinker

Tamara Murray, LPC, is a regional asset protection director for Walmart. She assumed this role in 2015 after spending nine years in store- and market-level AP roles for the company. Murray currently oversees 100 stores and is responsible for shrink, security, and safety-related operations. She also regularly assists in providing   Read More