Supply chain loss prevention has evolved significantly across the retail industry in recent years, a message that echoed loud and clear across the halls at the 2017 International Supply Chain Protection Organization (ISCPO) conference in Dallas, Texas last week. The advancements in retail technology and the ongoing growth of omni-channel Read More
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By Adrian Beck
There is little consensus on what constitutes “loss” within the retail world nor how it should be measured. The terms “shrinkage” and “shortage” have been loosely applied to encapsulate some of the areas that generate loss, but they are not terms enjoying a clear and agreed-upon definition across the sector. Read More
INTERROGATOR: Hello Sally, my name is Todd, and I work in the loss prevention department. My role in the company is to investigate loss, but truthfully I have lots of stores to cover and I’m spread pretty thin. Regardless of not having much evidence against you, I want to ask Read More
On the final morning of the National Retail Federation (NRF) PROTECT 2017 Conference in Washington, DC, attendees geared up for another busy day of programming and networking. Cathy Lanier, senior VP of security for the NFL and former chief of police for the nation’s capital, energized the group with her Read More
Few things are as frustrating for a loss prevention leader than discovering a bad packaging design they know will promote retail shrink, which could so easily have been prevented if those who created and approved the packaging had included shrink reduction in the initial design criteria. For example, in a Read More
The retail supply chain network is a critical component of the retail machine. While many may view the heart of retail as the interactions and events that happen within the store, this support system has always fueled the way. Through a complex web of processes and activity, a well-managed supply Read More
Excellence in Community Service
Melissa Mitchell, CFI, Director, Asset Protection and Retail Supply Chain, LifeWay Christian Stores
A veteran of the United States Air Force and an experienced leader in the loss prevention community, Mitchell has provided the light of leadership for many men and women across the industry as she has Read More
The LPM team is privileged to have a front-row seat to the very best in the loss prevention industry, providing a unique opportunity to present positive, productive ways to promote loss prevention, build successful and constructive partnerships, educate and inform the LP community, and support the thought leadership that drives Read More
The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) 2017 Retail Supply Chain Conference will be held February 12 – 15 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
Designed by retailers for retailers, this event gathers the top supply-chain executives from every retail channel. Over three days, 1500+ attendees from Read More
Supply-chain executives from retailers throughout the world will meet in Orlando, FL this month for the 2017 Retail Supply Chain Conference, hosted by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) from February 12-15.
The conference, which will be held at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, will offer four days of Read More