Every retailer’s dream is to grow and flourish while maintaining their initial character and a “small-store” feel. But as retailers grow, maintaining that close customer connection, even in a specialty store, can be difficult. Topher Mallory, CEO of US retail brand Mexicali Blues, understands the importance of balancing shifting customer Read More
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The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) has partnered with American Public University System (APUS), the accredited institution comprised of American Public University (APU) and American Military University (AMU). Read More
American Public University System Launches Competency-Based Education Program to Provide Flexible, Personalized Degree Path for Adult Learners
American Public University System (APUS) recently announced Momentum, a new, competency-based education (CBE) program designed to further enhance the flexibility and affordability of delivering innovative, career-relevant offerings for working adults.
“Momentum, unlike traditional academic programs, focuses on the achievement of knowledge and skills, providing a more flexible degree path to non-traditional Read More
With limited resources necessitating efficiency and cost effectiveness, but standards still requiring responsiveness to customer needs, managers are asking questions about the best ways to achieve their goals in the loss prevention arena. New approaches such as systems-wide efforts or working as collaborative partners in order to identify new problems Read More
The LPM team is on the road again!
Our mission is to bring you, our readers, the best in in-depth, timely coverage of topics that are highly relevant to loss prevention professionals, security professionals, and retail management. Part of executing that mission requires our team members to be out and about, Read More
Remote video surveillance enables the reallocation of loss prevention personnel from low-activity locations without the elimination of loss prevention coverage and oversight. This not only increases the effectiveness of LP associates, but also increases overall job satisfaction, which reduces turnover, lost time, and recruiting, hiring, and training costs.
Loss prevention personnel Read More
Editor’s Note: This article, which was among LP Magazine’s top stories in 2015, illuminates the widespread debate over the sale of assault-type weapons in stores. Regardless of personal perspectives, retail industry and loss prevention professionals have a critical responsibility to understand these issues and enforce safety and organizational policies. Read More
The evolution of loss prevention is a common topic of discussion throughout the industry. It is a focal point of many loss prevention conference presentations. It is the subject of many loss prevention team meetings. It has been the topic of C-suite conversations. It is a regular discussion here at Read More
By Mark Ryski
Building effective retail partnerships requires that loss prevention professionals become more involved in the business of retail. Retail analytics can provide critical information and is growing in importance when building a successful retail management model. As the role of loss prevention continues to evolve, understanding of these retail concepts will Read More
With another holiday season quickly approaching, this is a time of year in which retail management is gearing up for the fast-paced frenzy of the holiday season. Store locations are already beginning to decorate the stores, companies are adding seasonal sales and sales support staff, and retail distribution channels are Read More