Tag: rfid technologies


RFID and Retailing

RFID and Retailing

Since the term radio frequency identification (RFID) came into common usage within the retail environment, around the end of the 1990s, it has in many respects been an idea driven more by hope and hype than practical realization. For retailers, it promised a world where supply chains would become fully   Read More


Improving Retail Employee Engagement Can Help Manage Loss

Improving Retail Employee Engagement Can Help Manage Loss

For the majority of retailers, loss is an inevitable part of doing business. What form this loss takes and, critically, how much it costs the business varies enormously depending upon the type of retailer and the quality of their operations. In addition, the customer experience is often heavily dependent upon   Read More


An Academic Approach to LP

An Academic Approach to LP

EDITOR’S NOTE: Richard C. Hollinger, Ph.D. is a professor in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at the University of Florida in Gainesville. He is also the director of the Security Research Project, an academic research institute that focuses exclusively on retail loss prevention and security issues, including conducting the annual National Retail Security Survey. 

Dr.   Read More


Monitoring and Securing Cargo with Electronic Padlocks

Many of us in the loss prevention world can attribute our roots to the fundamental, foundational role of store detective. As a detective, the term continuous observation was drilled into our heads as a cornerstone of basic and essential loss prevention strategies. It is critical that we maintain these continuous   Read More