Over 100 of the industry’s top retail and solution provider executives will meet at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort September 27 – 29 in Fort Myers, Florida, to celebrate the 15th anniversary of LP Magazine as well as discuss issues around the evolution and future of retail loss prevention. In Read More
Is there an intrinsic value in attending industry conferences and similar events? Do we really learn anything?
Ultimately, that’s up to the individual. But this year’s NRF PROTECT conference provided a wealth of opportunities to meet with peers, share experiences, and learn from one another. Here are a few takeaways from Read More
The nature of our role in loss prevention forces us to focus on many of the negative aspects often associated with social media. From the malware that slows our computers and corrupts our systems, to the spiders that grab our information and track our habits, to the criminal elements looking Read More
The retail industry is built around diverse products, services, cultures, and customers as we continue to look for ways to meet the complex needs of a world that is expanding and shrinking at the same time. This has also led to dramatic changes in the fabric of the retail workplace Read More
By Jack Trlica
Just as the retail world is rapidly changing to meet the demands of a technology-enabled consumer, so too is the publishing industry. Today’s publishing consumer–our readers like you–consume information in a variety of ways. No longer is a printed magazine the only vehicle required. Now you might scan headlines with Read More
Professional advancement and building a successful loss prevention career can mean many things to many different people. For some individuals it may mean reaching a top leadership position at a particular company, perhaps serving as a director or vice president of loss prevention/asset protection. For others, it may involve gaining Read More
By Jack Trlica
Nearly thirty retail executives representing nine Mexican and US retailers gathered at the Sheraton Santa Fe hotel in Mexico City for the US-Mexico LP Summit last week (October 13 – 14) to share their experiences with the challenges of operating retail locations and supply chains in Mexico. This second annual Read More
As workforce demographics continue to evolve, businesses are recognizing the importance of investing in diversity and inclusion as part of their overall talent management practices. In fact, diversity and inclusion in the workplace are becoming more of a business necessity as the industry grows, global markets emerge, and companies become Read More
By LPM Admin
David Bunch is now a Senior Regional LP Manager for 24 Hour Fitness.
Nathan Bandaries is now an AP Manager, ORC, for Albertsons-Safeway.
Jeff Manni is a new AP Manager for American Girl.
Sha Kusuman was appointed Regional LP Director, East Coast, for Barneys New York.
Tony Seidita is now Area LP Manager for Bed Bath & Beyond.
Chris Scheutzow, Read More
EDITOR’S NOTE: Melissa Mitchell, CFI, is director of loss prevention at LifeWay Christian Stores. She joined the company in 2001 after holding various LP roles at Service Merchandise, Cato, Rose’s Stores, Revco Drug, and TJ Maxx. Mitchell is a longtime member of the National Retail Federation loss prevention advisory council Read More