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Fifteen Years of Loss Prevention, Part 2

Fifteen Years of Loss Prevention, Part 2

Welcome to the second of three installments covering the first fifteen years of Loss Prevention magazine. I hope you enjoyed the first part in our September–October issue. We will now look at trends and changes in the industry through the eyes of the magazine beginning in 2007 up through 2011.   Read More


How to Calculate Shrinkage in Retail

How to Calculate Shrinkage in Retail

Understanding how to calculate shrinkage in retail is a fundamental but critical concept within the loss prevention profession as well as throughout the retail industry. Ultimately, retail shrink directly results in lost profits, and can have a dramatic impact on the success of the retail enterprise.

Let’s begin by establishing a   Read More


Retooling the LP Strategy at Home Depot

Retooling the LP Strategy at Home Depot

If you’re looking for the perfect loss prevention strategy, one that will resolve accounting errors, stanch losses to internal theft, and scare away thieves… You can stop searching. It doesn’t exist.

It’s true that some are more effective than others, and that some are better suited to one environment over another.   Read More