Gun control issues have been an ongoing topic, and recently back in the spotlight as a primary focus of attention following the recent tragedy in Parkland, FL. This has also reignited furor over the terrifying incident in Las Vegas during a music festival last October and the dozens of other Read More
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Incidents of violence in the retail setting have become an ongoing and consistent problem. Nearly every day there are occurrences that result in violent behavior, often resulting in someone getting hurt.
For example, just last week in the LPM Insider, we reported incidents involving violent situations in the workplace every day. Read More
Taking a closer look at our top story from the past week, “Store Clerk Charged after Shooting Theft Suspect,” a store clerk has found himself sitting in jail after turning the tables on a theft suspect in north Nashville, TN. According to police, 44-year-old Jerry Smith, Jr. walked into the Read More
In last week’s most-read article, “Security Footage Sinks Employee Lawsuit Targeting Employee Bag Checks,” we learned that Nike recently prevailed in a class action lawsuit filed by hourly retail workers demanding that the company pay them for the time they spent waiting for loss prevention inspections after clocking out and Read More
By Chris Batson
Distribution center loss prevention provides a unique challenge to the industry. As with all LP programs, the distribution center loss prevention team is tasked with reduction of shrink and generating a sufficient return on investment to justify their programs.
Given the growing investment in supply chain inventory management, how does a distribution Read More
Cops and robbers. Good guys and bad guys. The dichotomy in the loss prevention world seems simple enough: bad people doing illegal things and good people trying to stop them. While the complexities of what makes a person good or bad are too extensive to debate here, one commonly assumed Read More
In last week’s most read article, “The Rite Aid Asset Protection Team Reveals Details about Its New (and Valuable!) Investigation Tool,” the Rite Aid asset protection team discusses a new investigation tool that unites the latest in loss prevention technology with the power of social media and the insatiable interest Read More
What is the secret to a winning loss prevention team culture? This is a pretty lofty question. Before you ask, I’m not about to say there is a magic recipe or secret sauce, but there are certainly LP cultures operating out there that are winning combinations—an alchemy or cocktail blend Read More