Tag: retail loss


People on the Move: February 2018

People on the Move: February 2018

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


Vector Security to Award Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) Scholarships for 10th Straight Year

Vector Security to Award Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) Scholarships for 10th Straight Year

For the tenth year in a row, Vector Security is accepting applications for its Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) scholarship program from now through March 31, 2018. Applications can be submitted via the Vector Security website at www.vectorsecurity.com/lpfscholarship.

The scholarships provide financial support to loss prevention professionals – or those who have   Read More


Shopping Mall Security and LP

Shopping Mall Security and LP

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


Credit Card Fraud News: 2018 Update

Credit Card Fraud News: 2018 Update

We cover a lot of credit card fraud news in the LPM Insider. It’s a natural topic for a readership heavily concentrated in retail and retail loss prevention. But the statistics keep changing, as do some of the suggestions to help protect yourself. So, an update and review every so   Read More


People on the Move: January 2018

People on the Move: January 2018

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


4 Ways You Can Transform Retail Loss Prevention Training

4 Ways You Can Transform Retail Loss Prevention Training

Prior to 2012, Bloomingdale’s was doing what most retail organizations do when it comes to retail loss prevention training and safety education—relying on a number of standard approaches like posters, classroom training, huddles, and pre-shift morning rallies. But these approaches just weren’t working.

As I contemplated this situation, I realized we   Read More