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Building A New Data Breach Policy

Building A New Data Breach Policy

As technology draws us deeper into a new age of business enterprise, we are continuously bombarded with challenges and opportunities involving those with malicious intentions. Data security attacks come at us from every direction as the ingenuity of criminal minds seek new and creative ways to infiltrate our information resources   Read More


The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Why should video be high on loss prevention’s list of priorities? Because a fundamental change has created a wave of innovation and will fuel advances for years to come.

Once, back when Canon made a splash with its “Image is Everything” advertising campaign, it really was. CCTV offered images of sales   Read More


Building an LP Department Focused on People

Building an LP Department Focused on People

EDITOR’S NOTE: David Shugan, CFI, is the senior director of loss prevention for Carter’s based in Atlanta. Prior to taking over the leadership role at Carter’s, he was manager of investigations at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. Before that, he held LP management positions with Pacific Sunwear and Chernin’s Shoes.   Read More


15 Years: Looking at the History of Loss Prevention Magazine

15 Years: Looking at the History of Loss Prevention Magazine

Bill Turner, LPC, has been a reader and contributor to Loss Prevention magazine since its inception in 2001. Now, as the publication celebrates its 15-year anniversary, Turner looks back at the early history of Loss Prevention magazine (now known as LP Magazine) in a feature article in the September-October 2016 issue.

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Bill Turner, LPC, has been a reader and contributor to Loss Prevention magazine since its inception in 2001. Now, as the publication celebrates its 15-year anniversary, Turner looks back at the early history of Loss Prevention magazine (now known as LP Magazine) in a feature article in the September-October 2016 issue. [text_ad] The idea for LP Magazine initially received a great deal of support from retailers and vendors in the loss prevention and asset protection space. From the article:
“As Executive Editor Jim Lee and Managing Editor Jack Trlica tell the story, it began with the belief that retail loss prevention professionals needed their own magazine. The magazine’s mission, as originally drafted, was to ‘provide the industry with a high-quality, contemporary magazine of high interest to retail loss prevention management and professionals.’ The concept was introduced in June 2001 at the National Retail Federation (NRF) loss prevention conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. The response from the majority of the LP professionals and vendors in attendance was ‘it’s about time.’
Turner examines the magazine’s mainstay subjects since the nascent days of the publication in detail. These topics make up the building blocks of the magazine’s foundation and are still central to the loss prevention industry today. Some of these subjects include: • Shoplifting and Organized Retail Crime (ORC) • Crisis Management • Fraud • The National Retail Security Survey (NRSS) and Employee Theft • Loss Prevention Technology • Shrink Reduction and Loss Prevention Programs • People, Education, and Diversity Check out “Fifteen Years of Loss Prevention” to read the full article and learn more about the history of Loss Prevention magazine’s first five years. You can also visit the Table of Contents for the September-October 2016 issue or register for a free subscription to the magazine.

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Fifteen Years of Loss Prevention

Fifteen Years of Loss Prevention

Based on another project, I have spent two months combing over every issue of Loss Prevention magazine. Being a reader from the very beginning and contributing content every now and then, I thought I was pretty familiar with the magazine’s history, its development, and the changes in the industry over   Read More


Go Big or Go Home

Go big or go home. In this case, retailers need to go both big and small. Successful retail decision-makers continuously work to improve what they do and how they do it—both overall (big) and in specific actions (small). So at the Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) and within the University   Read More


Forty Years of Researching Retail Loss Prevention

Forty Years of Researching Retail Loss Prevention

Editor’s Note: Richard “Dick” Hollinger, PhD, is a professor at the University of Florida in Gainesville who studies employee dishonesty and has overseen the National Retail Security Survey for the past twenty-five years. As he nears retirement, Dr. Hollinger reflects on the changes he has observed in the loss prevention   Read More