NRF PROTECT is one of the largest, most important retail and restaurant loss prevention events in North America. The conference is especially for those who protect retail brands, assets, people and profits. NRF PROTECT features 2 ½ days of educational sessions, networking opportunities and an EXPO Hall. The keynote at Read More
The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced Tuesday that it will be joining forces with the National Retail Federation (NRF) for a combined annual conference in 2018. Under the NRF PROTECT conference banner, NRF PROTECT 2018 will be “brought to you by NRF and FMI,” to the benefit of the retail Read More
The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) 2017 Conference teed off on March 20 with a golf tournament and welcome reception. Retailers and solution providers reconnected in the nice cool evening outside the Rosen Shingle Creek hotel in Orlando, FL. Day one of the conference had a recurring theme of change and Read More
Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and National Retail Federation (NRF) will partner on PROTECT in 2018, according to a live joint announcement made at the Audit, Safety, Asset Protection conference in Orlando, FL. The two associations will combine their existing risk and safety signature events into one cross-industry gathering starting in Read More
By Jack Trlica
Best known for his fifteen years as head of the Food Marketing Institute’s (FMI) loss prevention initiatives from 1987 to 2002, Charles Imbrie “Chuck” Miller, CPP, CSP, had a major impact on the supermarket segment and loss prevention industry as a whole. Miller influenced and mentored many loss prevention executives Read More
Judgment is everything for a loss prevention decision-maker. Good choices are a lot easier with good information—hence the Loss Prevention Research Council’s aim towards evidence-based loss prevention.
In earlier columns, I’ve discussed how critical it is to accurately diagnose the causes and dynamics of a problem to properly treat it using Read More
The loss prevention industry lost one its strongest leaders with the passing of Gary Manson on February 17 at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, at the age of seventy-three. Manson retired in 2009 as vice president of loss prevention for Neiman Marcus where he worked for twenty-five years. Read More
By Matt Lincoln
Loss prevention has traditionally focused on shortage reduction through an emphasis on internal theft, external shoplifting, and operational controls. Resources to prevent these losses have been spent on developing programs and controls to stop loss from within the company.
Within the past decade, retailers have identified the growing threat of organized Read More
By Jack Trlica
The loss prevention industry lost one its strongest leaders with the passing of Gary Manson on February 17 at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX, at the age of 73. Manson retired in 2009 as vice president of loss prevention for Neiman Marcus, where he worked for 25 years. Read More