Professional advancement and building a successful loss prevention career can mean many things to many different people. For some individuals it may mean reaching a top leadership position at a particular company, perhaps serving as a director or vice president of loss prevention/asset protection. For others, it may involve gaining Read More
Tag: retail loss prevention
Throughout my career in retail loss prevention, I’ve seen some pretty outrageous behavior captured by video surveillance systems. From performance and productivity issues – like employees showing up late and doing personal things on business time – to outright theft from the point-of-sale (POS) system, I’ve seen it all.
As an Read More
The USS Foundation has secured record sponsorship levels for its upcoming 9th Annual Charity Golf Tournament, scheduled for Sunday, June 25, 2017, at the National Golf Club at Tantallon in Fort Washington, MD.
In addition to several well-known retailers and security solution providers, loss prevention industry major player Stanley Security will Read More
In our personal and professional worlds, we are surrounded by some smart and successful individuals. This is just as true in a role like loss prevention as it is in any other professional capacity. But have you ever wondered why so many of these people can do such dumb things?
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In the second in a series of industry-focused benchmarking surveys, the authors present a few key findings from a new study of how some of the biggest retailers in the US are using a range of emerging technologies to manage the problem of loss prevention.
Loss prevention practitioners have a long Read More
Three arrested in fencing operation
Chipotle data breach?
Police work with retailers recognized
POS malware can target driver’s license info
Texas Rangers investigating armed robbery
MI bill could authorize theft fees
Diplomat’s wife avoids shoplifting charge Read More
On Election Day in California, November 14, 2014, a crowd gathered outside a courthouse wearing fake handcuffs and carrying signs saying “End Mass Incarceration.” On that day, California passed Proposition 47, which would reduce punishment for more than one million people.
Passing by a 60 percent to 40 percent margin, the Read More
Addressing disruptive customer behavior and de-escalation training efforts has become a topic of great interest to retailers across the globe amid growing concern over the challenges and opportunities for safety in retail stores. The subject was discussed in great detail at the September 2016 Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) board of Read More
By Jack Trlica
High turnover, including voluntary separations, has always been an issue in retail, and recent retail industry trends show turnover increased last year. A Korn Ferry Hay Group survey of top retailers found that hourly store workers had a 65 percent turnover rate in 2016, up from 57 percent in 2015. Read More