Tag: retail lp


Perspectives from Practitioners

We try to always write the articles in this magazine from the perspective of the loss prevention practitioner. Apart from the columns written by LP professionals, the four feature articles in this issue include quotes or references from 23 individuals.

In the feature on LP and IT collaboration, there is input   Read More


Building an Organization around Data and Technology

Building an Organization around Data and Technology

EDITOR’S NOTE: Scott Glenn, JD, LPC, is the chief security officer for Sears Holdings where he is responsible for asset and profit protection, safety and food safety, business continuity, and crisis response among other duties. Prior to joining Sears in 2008, Glenn held various loss prevention roles at Kohl’s, TJ   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


How NOT to Investigate Organized Retail Crime

How NOT to Investigate Organized Retail Crime

According to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) 2016 Organized Retail Crime Survey, all responding retailers said that they believe their companies to have been the victim of organized retail crime (ORC) activity within the past year. Eighty-three percent of those respondents believe that ORC activity has increased in the past   Read More


The ROI for RFID Technology in Retail

The ROI for RFID Technology in Retail

Over recent years, we’ve witnessed a resurgence of interest and substantial growth in the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology in retail—a veritable RFID Renaissance—with well over a billion tags used this year, not just in apparel, but for other categories and uses as well. It is being used   Read More


How to Snag a Loss Prevention Job

How to Snag a Loss Prevention Job

Whether you’re starting a new career or just getting out of school, your search for a loss prevention job might be more successful if you keep these suggestions in mind.

Update your resume. A professional resume should be a comprehensive, accurate reflection of your abilities, education, and experience. This document serves   Read More