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9 Practices of Effective Loss Prevention Supervisors

9 Practices of Effective Loss Prevention Supervisors

In many professional fields, such as legal, technology, and finance, one can expect to find commonalities among the practitioners. These professionals share certain certifications or degrees, or they’ve progressed through a series of common steps or training regimens to reach their current position, where they share a fairly standard reporting   Read More


Vital Elements of a Crisis Management Plan

Vital Elements of a Crisis Management Plan

Does your company have a crisis management plan? Are roles explicitly defined, responsibilities clearly understood, and protocols outlined for effective crisis response? Who should be contacted, how do we reach them, and how soon should we notify them? Is your organization prepared to effectively manage a crisis situation?

The first step   Read More


Where Were You on the Morning of September 11? Part 1

Where Were You on the Morning of September 11? Part 1

Fifteen years ago this month, the events of the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon outside Washington, D.C., horrified the nation and set into motion the U.S. War on Terror. Here, LP Magazine shares perspectives and memories from loss prevention   Read More


Global Security and Loss Prevention Strategies

Global Security and Loss Prevention Strategies

In this interview LP Magazine sat down with representatives of Tiffany & Co. and Ralph Lauren Companies in London to discuss security and loss prevention strategies for U.S. retailers with international operations. Both U.S.-based executives and European-based managers were part of the discussion. Representing Tiffany were David McGowan, vice president   Read More


Keeping International Travelers Safe

Keeping International Travelers Safe

After hitting a pause button several years ago, companies are back to sending employees on the road. Global business travel is on track to grow 6.5 percent in 2015 and should hit a record $1.25 trillion, according to a forecast released in July by the Global Business Travel Association. Business   Read More


A New LP Challenge

A New LP Challenge

Every retail loss prevention professional is familiar with the traditional avenues through which loss occurs. Shoplifting, both amateur and professional, employee theft, and refunding schemes are all addressed during the course of doing our day-to-day business. However, there is a larger problem that looms on the retail horizon—losses sustained from thefts within our   Read More