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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


Why It’s Critical to Use Retail Traffic Counters

Why It’s Critical to Use Retail Traffic Counters

While formal industry penetration data on retail traffic counters are hard to come by, a quick stroll through any mall will reveal that more major retailers track traffic today than those who do not. Part of the reason that retail traffic counting is becoming so ubiquitous is because the insights   Read More


Making the Most of Loss Prevention Technology, Part 3

Making the Most of Loss Prevention Technology, Part 3

The LP industry is fortunate to have attracted the attention and the investment of loss prevention technology vendors, both from well-established names as well as new start-up companies, all of whom believe they have big, new ideas to help resolve the industy’s problems.

While many of the technologies they have already   Read More


LP 101: Inventory Shrinkage & Reconciliation

LP 101: Inventory Shrinkage & Reconciliation

Most retail companies have an Inventory Control or similar department dedicated to the maintenance of processes and procedures related to inventory management and inventory shrinkage. The Inventory Control department ensures that optimum inventory levels of our products are available and readily accessible to the stores; that stock levels/turnover are efficiently   Read More