Last month, the first book on analytics for loss prevention was released, Essentials of Modeling and Analytics: Retail Risk Management and Asset Protection. The book explores the relationship between criminology theory, analytics and loss prevention. In a series of articles for LP Magazine, the authors will highlight a few thought-provoking Read More
Two men were stabbed in the Macy’s store at the Mall of America on Sunday night in what Bloomington, Minnesota, police described as “an interrupted theft.” The victims were taken to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis; their injuries were not life threatening, Bloomington Police Chief Jeff Potts said at Read More
For retail jewelers, the holiday season offers tremendous opportunities – for business revenue and for thieves.
Crowds, extra inventory and more transactions create an open invitation for shoplifters and employee theft unless jewelers take special precautions, warns Sid Kalantar, senior vice president of sales and marketing of Senseon™ Secure Access, which Read More
Any loss prevention professional who has worked is a store that sells apparel is probably familiar with customers shoplifting in fitting rooms. But how much do you know about changing shoplifting laws, current practices to control it, public opinion, and future technologies when it comes to fitting rooms?
Records are not Read More
“If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it’s probably a duck.” We’ve all heard some form of the “Duck Test” before. We use the folksy expression when we want to get to the heart of the matter and clearly describe something for what it is. What Read More