Tag: security loss prevention


Revisit Your Crisis Communication Plan

Revisit Your Crisis Communication Plan

Based on recent events, it’s time for all companies to revisit their crisis management and crisis communication plans.

Then: Hurricane Katrina, Superstorm Sandy, racial profiling accusations at Macy’s, food contamination at Chipotle.

Now: Charlottesville protests, civil disturbances at Berkeley, Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma.

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The list goes on and on, and it never   Read More


Gene Smith Named to the NRF PROTECT Ring of Excellence

Gene Smith Named to the NRF PROTECT Ring of Excellence

The National Retail Federation (NRF) PROTECT Conference’s Ring of Excellence Award recognizes pioneers in the retail loss prevention and asset protection community whose honor, integrity and character have served as a lasting example for the loss prevention profession. The achievements and outstanding leadership of these honorees have helped shape the   Read More


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