Tag: store shrink


Closing a Retail Store: Loss Prevention’s Role

Closing a Retail Store: Loss Prevention’s Role

Senior loss prevention executives throughout retail are coming to grips with a new entry into the field of promotional sale events—the all-too-frequent store-closing sale.

It is no longer a rarity that LP managers are called upon to design and implement shrink-control programs that protect inventories throughout the process of closing a retail store. Often, a   Read More


From Supermarket Store Detective to Director

From Supermarket Store Detective to Director

EDITOR’S NOTE: Scott Ziter is director of asset protection for Price Chopper Supermarkets based in Schenectady, New York. He began his career as a store detective with Stop & Shop where he rose through the organization to director of asset protection and then vice president of asset protection for Stop   Read More


Integrating Retail, Social Media, and Incarceration Data with Artificial Intelligence for Next-Gen Threat Prevention (The Retail Equation/Sysrepublic)

Integrating Retail, Social Media, and Incarceration Data with Artificial Intelligence for Next-Gen Threat Prevention (The Retail Equation/Sysrepublic)

Retail security professionals are continually striving to fend off threats. They face a never-ending battle. A solution is implemented only to have offenders circumvent it within days or months. Appriss has joined The Retail Equation and Sysrepublic as one company to bring threat detection and prevention to a new level   Read More


Organized Retail Crime Gangs Targeting Optical Goods

Organized Retail Crime Gangs Targeting Optical Goods

Reports indicate that security in the United States has worsened in many arenas since September 11, 2001. Many crime-fighting resources are being focused specifically on terrorist activities at the expense of other offenses, including those that affect retailers such as organized retail crime.

In addition, once the perception of an immediate   Read More


Weis Markets: 100 Years of Innovation

Weis Markets: 100 Years of Innovation

It’s no small feat to be in business for 100 years, much less thrive and grow, but Weis Markets has done just that. From their humble beginnings in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, Weis was founded by namesakes Harry and Sigmund Weis in 1912 as a single store. Today, Weis Markets operates 161   Read More


The Economics of EAS

The Economics of EAS

Specialty apparel and department store retailers are having difficulty expanding  electronic article surveillance (EAS) programs to take advantage of source tagging. Only a few major apparel retailers, such as Hudson Bay Company, Ann Taylor Loft, J. Crew, and Kohl’s, actually source tag.

There are several reasons for this situation. The recent   Read More