Tag: manage inventory


How to Manage Inventory: Shrink Visibility

How to Manage Inventory: Shrink Visibility

At a time when store margins are under intense competitive pressure, retail shrink can make or break a retailer’s bottom line. But today’s retail shrink numbers are vulnerable to blind spots and imprecise metrics. In addition, most analysis and response to retail shrink are backward-looking: useful for staffing and long-term   Read More


15 Best Practices for Inventory Loss Prevention

15 Best Practices for Inventory Loss Prevention

In April 2014, the ECR Europe Shrink and On-shelf Availability Group received a special award from ECR Europe to celebrate 15 years of the group and the delivery of an estimated €1.5 billion (~ $1.6 billion) in savings for the industry.

As Sir Terry Leahy, former CEO of Tesco, once said   Read More


The Year Ahead in LP

These are clearly turbulent times in retail. How people shop is changing—and with it the strategies employed to attract and retain customers. Store technology is changing, offering new opportunities, and ushering in new risks. What does the upheaval mean for loss prevention? What are the primary challenges the industry may   Read More


Dealing with Wine and Spirits in the Retail Industry

Dealing with Wine and Spirits in the Retail Industry

The wine and spirits segment of the retail industry is unique in the sense that few other goods available in retail stores are so tightly controlled or legislated. Alcohol distributors and retailers have to contend with a multitude of federal, state, and even local laws that restrict or control the   Read More