Tag: merchandising systems


The Secret to a Winning Loss Prevention Team Culture

The Secret to a Winning Loss Prevention Team Culture

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


Amplifying Risk with Retail Security Solutions

Amplifying Risk with Retail Security Solutions

Risk amplification is but one part of the jigsaw puzzle that must be put together to control losses in retail stores. Making would-be offenders feel that there is an elevated risk of being caught is an important piece of the jigsaw, and a 2016 report from the ECR Community’s Shrinkage   Read More


The Link Between On-Shelf Availability, Sales, and Loss

The Link Between On-Shelf Availability, Sales, and Loss

You are driving to work as a supermarket supply-chain manager. The hot weekend weather has continued, it’s a lovely Monday morning, yet you’re surprised when your boss calls so early. Agitated, he shares how he just discovered from the CEO that all stores were reporting a massive sales loss because   Read More


Drug Diversion: Preventing Retail Pharmacy Theft

Drug Diversion: Preventing Retail Pharmacy Theft

As loss prevention professionals, we are all familiar with the nuts and bolts of running an investigation for a concealed shortage, cash register shortage, or a robbery. We have become the subject-matter experts with regard to merchandise or cash losses as well as developing an expanded role in safety.

One area   Read More


An Access Control Definition for AP

An Access Control Definition for AP

What do you know about access control? Vague ideas about authorization, authentication, locks, and keys may come to mind. The truth is, identifying an appropriate access control definition depends on the industry you’re working in.

In a feature article for the July–August 2017 issue, LP Magazine Contributing Writer Dave DiSilva brings   Read More