Tag: retail shrinkage


Offenders Adapt; So Must We

Offenders Adapt; So Must We

Whoa, what’s that?! No way. That’s a reaction we want from would-be offenders when thinking about initiating a crime attempt on our property.

We’re often told to adjust, adapt, and overcome as we grow up. Life comes at us fast and from a lot of angles. So part of our hardwiring   Read More


How to Calculate Shrinkage in Retail

How to Calculate Shrinkage in Retail

Understanding how to calculate shrinkage in retail is a fundamental but critical concept within the loss prevention profession as well as throughout the retail industry. Ultimately, retail shrink results in lost profits and can have a dramatic impact on the success of the retail enterprise.

The term “retail shrink” or “retail   Read More


Calculating the ROI of Loss Prevention Solutions

Calculating the ROI of Loss Prevention Solutions

Over the past 25 years, return on investment, profit center, cost center, and value-added have become significant buzzwords in the loss prevention industry. While not unique to our industry–these concepts are also important in other staff functions, such as information technology and finance–I can’t imagine ROI has gotten any more attention than   Read More