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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


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


Interviewing the Gurus of Interviewing

Interviewing the Gurus of Interviewing

EDITOR’S NOTE: Douglas E. Wicklander, CFI, CFE, and David E. Zulawski, CFI, CFE, are the founding partners of Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates, Inc. Founded in 1982, the firm specializes in investigations, interview, and polygraph techniques.
Prior to forming the company, Wicklander was employed by John E. Reid and Associates from 1971 to   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


LP Transformation at Limited Brands

LP Transformation at Limited Brands

LP Magazine recently had the opportunity to talk with three senior leaders of Limited Brands, one of the nation’s most prominent retailers with 3,800 stores, almost $10 billion annual sales, and over 100,000 employees. Limited Brands is well-known throughout the loss prevention industry as having dramatically transformed its LP program   Read More


Loss Prevention Certification

Loss Prevention Certification

 

Pro·fes·sion \pr -’fe-sh n\n: a calling requiring specialized knowledge and often long and intensive preparation including instruction in skills and methods as well as in the scientific, historical, or scholarly principles underlying such skills and methods, maintaining by force of organization or concerted opinion high standards of achievement and conduct,   Read More