Tag: security tag


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


Loss Prevention Consulting: A Conversation with an Industry Expert

Loss Prevention Consulting: A Conversation with an Industry Expert

Robert L. “Bob” DiLonardo is the principal of Retail Consulting Partners LLC and a well-known authority on the electronic article surveillance business, cost justification of retail security products and services, and retail accounting. DiLonardo started his loss prevention consulting practice after several years in sales and marketing for Sensormatic, Security   Read More


Habitual Shoplifters are an International Concern

Shoplifting and other forms of retail theft cost retailers tens of billions of dollars each year. As a result retail leadership has learned to recognize the value of a well-trained management staff and a professional loss prevention department. We have learned to drive operational efficiency, and ensure that controls are   Read More


Loss Prevention Consulting

Loss Prevention Consulting

Robert L. “Bob” DiLonardo is the principal of Retail Consulting Partners LLC and a well-known authority on the electronic article surveillance business, cost justification of security products and services, and retail accounting. DiLonardo started his consulting practice after several years in sales and marketing for Sensormatic, Security Tag Systems, and   Read More


EAS Merchandise Protection Strategy

EAS Merchandise Protection Strategy

In recent years, Gap Inc. has implemented a number of electronic article surveillance (EAS) solutions, including in-store applied hard and alarming tags, factory-applied source/soft tag labels, and factory-applied hard tags (FAHT). This 2009 article explores the key decision points, financial rationale, infrastructure requirements, and benefits of why Gap Inc. moved   Read More