More than 1,000 asset protection executives are expected to gather in New Orleans this week for the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) Retail Asset Protection Conference 2017. The event, which kicks off on Monday, April 9 and runs through Wednesday, April 12, will be held at the Hyatt Regency New Read More
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Deep inside the data warehouses of companies across the world, there are billions of dollars trapped in the subtle variations between the binary 0s and 1s that make up fraud and loss prevention data. For the 2014 Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) asset protection conference, JCPenney approached the University of Read More
This column is about things I may have said before in January, favorite things I heard said in 2016, and some issues for 2017.
Things Worth Repeating
Things I said in previous Januaries that I think are still pertinent include:
Make a list. Write down those things you want to accomplish or work Read More
In the 2015 US Retail Fraud Survey, retailers across the country identified analytics and monitoring as the number one area of need. With the average US retailer experiencing shrinkage at a level comprising 1.3 percent of total sales (resulting in an annual $60 billion loss industry-wide), it’s no wonder that Read More
Twelve industry solutions providers were finalists in the inaugural 2016 Retail Asset Protection Innovation Award competition at the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) Asset Protection Conference in Dallas. The award program is intended to recognize the most visionary technology solutions presented at the conference.
“Our industry has to continue to innovate Read More
David Lund, CFI, LPC, is the vice president of loss prevention for DICK’S Sporting Goods based in Pittsburgh. DICK’S Sporting Goods operates over 600 authentic, full-line sporting goods stores, 82 specialty golf retail locations, and a handful of specialty running stores and distribution centers in 47 states. Lund is responsible Read More
Lisa LaBruno serves as the senior vice president of retail operations for the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA). LaBruno spoke with LP Magazine Executive Editor James Lee in 2015 about her intriguing career journey to date and future plans.
EDITOR: Let’s start with your current job. As senior vice president of Read More
EDITOR’S NOTE: Claude R. Verville, LPC, is vice president of loss prevention, safety, and hazmat at Lowe’s Companies, Inc. He joined Lowe’s loss prevention program in 1993 and was promoted to his current position in 1998. Verville started his LP career in California at Robinson-May, a subsidiary of The May Read More
The International Association of Interviewers (IAI) teaches interviewers how to win at poker with a free infographic at this year’s Retail Asset Protection conference, May 3-6, hosted by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA).
The infographic, “Know When to Hold’em or Fold’em” shows how interview experts can take their expertise in Read More