Tag: security and loss prevention


Effective, Evidence-Based Retail Crime Prevention

Effective, Evidence-Based Retail Crime Prevention

Regardless of the protective progress retailers and solutions providers are making, thieves are still carrying off billions of dollars’ worth of goods annually. While merchandise loss costs retailers huge amounts of money, theft-driven product out-of-stocks, and sometimes locked-up goods, it also deters sales to good customers. Happy, buying customers are   Read More


Surviving Retail Mergers and Acquisitions

Surviving Retail Mergers and Acquisitions

As you read this you may be feeling pretty secure in your job, but beware—it might all change tomorrow. Retail mergers and acquisitions have been known to leave behind “a string of security executive bodies,” according to security job placement specialist Jerry Brennan.

The latest deals in the works? Walgreens is   Read More


Supply-Chain Security Best Practices See New Twists

Supply-Chain Security Best Practices See New Twists

Thieves and fraudsters continue to invent new scams that threaten retail supply chains, even when organizations are following supply-chain security best practices. Security firm Check Point, for example, recently reported on a discovery of malware, adnets, spyware and even ransomware that had been installed on at least 36 Android devices   Read More


People on the Move: April 2017

People on the Move: April 2017

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


Keeping Pace with the Global Retail Supply Chain

Keeping Pace with the Global Retail Supply Chain

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

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