Tag: retail loss prevention


People on the Move: May 2017

People on the Move: May 2017

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


Using Video Surveillance Systems to Perform Audits

Using Video Surveillance Systems to Perform Audits

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


Emerging Technologies

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.
Background
Loss prevention practitioners have a long   Read More


Welcome to California: A Shoplifter’s Paradise?

Welcome to California: A Shoplifter’s Paradise?

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