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
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Professional advancement and building a successful loss prevention career can mean many things to many different people. For some individuals it may mean reaching a top leadership position at a particular company, perhaps serving as a director or vice president of loss prevention/asset protection. For others, it may involve gaining 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
Technology-Based Strategy Fuels Collaborative Program with Law Enforcement to Prosecute Retail Theft and Reduce Recidivism
How can retailers minimize their exposure to store theft from career criminals, both effectively partnering with law enforcement and prosecutors and ensuring convicted offenders do not return to steal again?
Loss prevention organizations have struggled for decades to protect retail locations from thieves who understand the difficulty of apprehension and prosecution Read More
Blogs, message boards, and social networks like Facebook and Twitter are popular because of their wide reach and ease of use. Just about anyone, regardless of age, location, or expertise, can share news and information on social media.
Social media monitoring (also known as social media listening) is the act of Read More
In this article, I will cover how social media monitoring works, the common use cases, and some of the myths and misconceptions. Let’s start by defining social media and social media monitoring.
What is social media? Social media is content found on the Internet allowing creation and sharing of information, content, Read More
2016 Data Breach Statistics: By the Numbers
Recent trends show a continuing rise in data security incidents
Data breach statistics have continued to climb at an alarming rate in 2016, with a staggering number of incidents exposing several billion personal records thus far this year.
In fact, according to the Identity Theft Resource Read More
Welcome to the second of three installments covering the first fifteen years of Loss Prevention magazine. I hope you enjoyed the first part in our September–October issue. We will now look at trends and changes in the industry through the eyes of the magazine beginning in 2007 up through 2011. Read More
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