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Where Next for Electronic Article Surveillance?

Where Next for Electronic Article Surveillance?

Marketing textbooks tell us that every product, brand, and technology has a life cycle. First, there is the launch and introduction, then a period of strong growth, then a period of maturity, and then of course, a period of decline.

This basic understanding of product life cycles came to my mind   Read More


The State of Video

The State of Video

For the last two to three decades, video has been a critical tool in guarding shoppers, associates, and assets in retail stores. With the advance of digital IP camera technology, bandwidth, and compression technology to support the creation of central, remote monitoring hubs, increased computer power to enable smart video   Read More


How Will Retail Respond to a New Wave of Cyber Crime?

The retail industry faced unprecedented cyber crime conflicts in 2014 with a barrage of data breach incidents that exposed hundreds of millions of retail customers to the long and often international reach of a growing breed of criminal. Data breaches and other cyber-crime insults were a regular and consistent occurrence   Read More


And Our Survey Says…

What do you think about the top issues facing loss prevention professionals or the retail industry in general? If you could change one aspect of what we do in loss prevention, what would it be? Where do you think the industry should be focusing the most attention? If you could   Read More


Reorganizing Loss Prevention through Talent and Technology

Reorganizing Loss Prevention through Talent and Technology

EDITOR’S NOTE: Paul Jones is senior vice president of loss prevention for Limited Brands. He is responsible for overseeing the loss prevention, shortage control, and safety functions for over 4,000 specialty retail stores, the supply-chain function, call centers, headquarters, and sixteen world-wide offices. Limited Brands includes Express, The Limited, Victoria’s Secret, Victoria’s   Read More