A male shoplifting suspect has been coming into Store 153 three times a week for as long as anybody can remember. Store management has even attributed this guy as a major cause of the store’s shrink woes that have put them on the corporation’s “target store” list for the last Read More
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Market Organized Retail Crime Manager, Lowe’s, (CA)
The Market ORC Manager will have primary responsibility for detection, investigation, and prosecution of organized retail Crime related activities through analytical review of losses and reporting. This position will report directly to the Loss Prevention and Operations Support Manager (LPOSM), and will also be Read More
District AP Manager, Rite Aid, (CA)
The primary purpose of the Asset Protection District Manager is to protect company assets, personnel and customers, reduce shrink by managing and implementing company programs and strategies. Frequent independent judgments are essential. The Asset Protection District Manager is also required to perform all tasks in Read More
By Liz Martinez
Shopping mall security is not a replacement for retail loss prevention programs. Mall security and LP have supporting missions, but they’re different missions.
A diagram of the ideal exchange of information and ideas wouldn’t look like a triangle, with shopping mall security, retail loss prevention, and local police at the three Read More
This week’s International Association of Interviewers interview and interrogation training tip provided by Wicklander-Zulawski, has Dave Thompson, CFI discussing identifying operational issues or loopholes in the system that can be found during the interview.
Often during our seminars or during training we talk about the importance of substantiating the confession, which Read More
Here we are at the third and final installment of the first fifteen years of Loss Prevention magazine. I had indicated in the first two articles that part of the third article would include a future look at some of the most important loss prevention technologies and practices such as Read More
By Chris Trlica
While the perception of shrinkage among the loss prevention industry has evolved from thinking about loss strictly in terms of theft to the consideration of all causes of inventory discrepancy, this change in approach hasn’t necessarily diffused into all of the other teams in a retail organization. Retail buyers are Read More
Those of us who have been loss prevention professionals for any length of time can likely share some horror stories about experiences with national retail alarm systems companies. Issues ranging from poor customer service to missed alarm dispatches have put many in the unenviable position of trying to justify using one Read More
Editor’s Note: Kelly Fairchild has worked with retail technology for several years and is a new contributor to the magazine. In this article, she interviews Sara Mays, VP of loss prevention at Barnes and Noble (Mays shown at right).
Often in loss prevention, it takes some digging to find the diversity Read More