Tag: retail security equipment


How Do You Calculate ROI in Retail?

How Do You Calculate ROI in Retail?

At some point in your retail loss prevention career, if you haven’t done so already, you will be called upon to help make procurement decisions on new technology, such as electronic article surveillance (EAS) or video surveillance. While you may be most interested in the features, functions, and benefits of the technologies, your CFO will   Read More


Loss Prevention in the New Millennium

Loss Prevention magazine launched its first issue in the fall of 2001. I had the good fortune to contribute to that edition and author the Industry News column continuously until retiring in 2015. Given this is the 15th anniversary of the magazine, we thought that the readership would enjoy a   Read More


Self-Checkout Reaches Critical Mass

Self-Checkout Reaches Critical Mass

David R. Humble got the idea as he stood in a long grocery checkout line in south Florida in 1984. The customer in front of him was so frustrated by the clerk’s slowness that he grabbed his own items and started scanning. “Why can’t anyone check himself out of a store,” Dave   Read More