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 retailers? Read More
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Many have taken issue with the video’s depiction of how the loss prevention representative handled the situation, accusing him of being too rough with the juvenile. Others are defending the loss prevention representative’s actions as warranted given the circumstances. See the survey results. Read More
As reported recently in the LPM Insider’s Breaking News, a widely circulated online video has fueled debate over whether a loss prevention associate used excessive force in an encounter with a 16-year-old girl accused of shoplifting.
According to a police report, the loss prevention representative approached two female teenagers as they attempted Read More
In last week’s most-read story, “Have You Deleted Your Facebook Account Yet?”, we discussed how Cambridge Analytica, a political data firm hired by President Trump’s 2016 election campaign, gained access to private information on more than 50 million Facebook users.
According to the New York Times, the data collected from Facebook Read More
In the 1970s and 1980s, service in local, state, and federal law enforcement was the required foundational experience for most loss prevention leaders. Today, the ability to collaborate with business partners has become the most important competency. The retail industry has begun to require more diversified loss prevention skills.
As theft Read More
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
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