Tag: reduce shrinkage


A Root-Cause Analysis May Help Reduce Shrinkage

A Root-Cause Analysis May Help Reduce Shrinkage

Most retailers have adopted omni-channel strategies to meet consumers’ demand to browse or buy whenever and wherever they choose. But enabling everything from mobile point of sale (POS) to in-store pickup of online purchases has made inventory control and product logistics far more difficult.

The complex new retail environment is increasing   Read More


Smart People Say Smart Things

Smart People Say Smart Things

In every issue of the print magazine since 2001—and now in our digital magazine LPM Online—we have conducted an executive interview with some of the top professionals in loss prevention, retail, and a few outside the industry. These exceptional individuals have much to say about a wide range of subjects.   Read More


Today’s Top LP Jobs

Today’s Top LP Jobs

Director of Creative & Client Services, LPM Media Group, (NC)
LPM Media Group is looking for an organized and creative individual to support our growing business by providing custom publishing services to our clients through the delivery of print, digital, and mobile solutions for employee training, awareness, and communication campaigns. While   Read More


Today’s Top LP Jobs

Today’s Top LP Jobs

Area Investigator, Stage Stores, (LA)
Uses broad discretion to protect the assets (physical and human) of multiple Stores within a district/s. Balances theft and fraud trends, safety and security, and inventory control strategies to identify and apply a broad range of asset protection techniques or game plans to control potential or   Read More


Calculating the ROI of Loss Prevention Solutions

Calculating the ROI of Loss Prevention Solutions

Over the past 25 years, return on investment, profit center, cost center, and value-added have become significant buzzwords in the loss prevention industry. While not unique to our industry–these concepts are also important in other staff functions, such as information technology and finance–I can’t imagine ROI has gotten any more attention than   Read More


Making It Easier to Get It Right

Making It Easier to Get It Right

Navigating the asset protection responsibilities at the world’s largest retailer requires patience, perspective, partnerships, and outstanding leadership. Mike Lamb, LPC, is the vice president of asset protection and safety at Walmart US. A seasoned industry leader, Lamb has served with some of the nation’s most prominent loss prevention programs. He   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