Integrating an effective loss prevention program can yield dramatic improvements when it comes to mitigating inventory shrinkage. But aligning an LP department appropriately within the structure of an existing company is not an easy thing to do. It is crucial to ensure that the LP team becomes an essential component Read More
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Discussions of changes in retail security technology typically revolve around enhanced functionality and the latest bells and whistles. But there is another way in which loss prevention technology is evolving—the manner by which retailers pay for it. Read More
Owners, operators, and insurers of businesses, including commercial and residential properties of all types, take little solace in news reports that suggest a decline in the nation’s crime rate. The focus of their concern is more likely to be the growing volume of incidents of violent crime, diminished law enforcement Read More
Loss Prevention magazine launched its first issue in the fall of 2001. I had the good fortune to contribute to that edition and author the Industry News column continuously until retiring in 2015. Given this is the 15th anniversary of the magazine, we thought that the readership would enjoy a Read More
Protection 1 Expands its Network Operations Center to Accommodate Rapid Security Only Networks Business Growth
By Protection 1
Protection 1, the premier full-service business and home security company in the U.S., today announced that it has expanded its Network Operation Center (NOC) with a dedicated space to support its security only network applications for its enterprise and national account customers.
The expansion doubles the company’s capacity and allows for Read More
“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” is a popular idiom and an interesting subject. And as it pertains to the thrift store business model—which is a multi-billion dollar industry—it can also be a loss prevention nightmare
Thrift shops like Goodwill rely on donated goods from the public in order to Read More
Vector Intelligent Solutions Demonstrates Network Monitoring and Management Software at 2015 NRF Protect Conference
Vector Intelligent Solutions, a combination of Vector Security, Inc. and its subsidiary Industry Retail Group, will give loss prevention professionals an inside look at network monitoring and management at the 2015 NRF Protect Conference, June 24-25 at the Long Beach Convention Center.
Visit the single-source provider for managed network services and Read More
EDITOR’S NOTE: David Rydeen is currently the national director of safety and security for Papa John’s International. Over the past twelve years, he has held several positions in the company’s risk management, people (HR), and operations departments. Rydeen is responsible for all the safety and security issues for all domestic operations, including security for the forty-acre headquarters campus as well as Read More
David R. Humble got the idea as he stood in a long grocery checkout line in south Florida in 1984. The customer in front of him was so frustrated by the clerk’s slowness that he grabbed his own items and started scanning. “Why can’t anyone check himself out of a store,” Dave Read More