Tag: theft and fraud


15 Best Practices for Inventory Loss Prevention

15 Best Practices for Inventory Loss Prevention

In April 2014, the ECR Europe Shrink and On-shelf Availability Group received a special award from ECR Europe to celebrate 15 years of the group and the delivery of an estimated €1.5 billion (~ $1.6 billion) in savings for the industry.

As Sir Terry Leahy, former CEO of Tesco, once said   Read More


When Ordinary Things Get Smart

A ton of great smart tech was on display at the National Retail Federation’s Big Show in January, from wearables to the Internet of Things (IOT). My team was invited to a small get-together. I noticed several people had sharp-looking ski jackets. As a trained investigator, I knew there was   Read More


Building a Supply-Chain AP Team from Tee to Green

Building a Supply-Chain AP Team from Tee to Green

EDITOR’S NOTE: Mike Combs is director of asset protection, global supply chain at The Home Depot. Prior to assuming this role in 2008, he was director of loss prevention for AutoZone for six years and held various LP positions with Macy’s for eight years. Combs earned a master of science   Read More


Today’s Top LP Jobs

Today’s Top LP Jobs

Asset Protection Manager, Sears, (NY)
Non Negotiable(s)/Critical Success Factors: Owns shrink and safety results for assigned area(s) and supports the Loss Prevention five play strategy. Manages the training, detection, investigation and successful resolution of all internal high dollar and sensitive investigations within assigned store. Ensures all training in the detection and   Read More


Controlling Retail Shrink in Stores with No Loss Prevention

Controlling Retail Shrink in Stores with No Loss Prevention

A question frequently asked by the typical retail customer—and even some loss prevention professionals just getting started in their careers—involves many of the smaller stores where they shop, and how shoplifting and other retail shrink concerns are managed in retail stores with no loss prevention team.

First and foremost, few retail   Read More


Today’s Top LP Jobs

Today’s Top LP Jobs

Multi-Unit Asset Protection Manager, Sears, (AZ)
The Multi-Unit Loss Prevention Manager is responsible for providing disciplined leadership, including clear expectations and holding the team and self-accountable for results. This position is accountable for conducting the training, detection, investigation, and successful resolution of all internal investigations within the assigned stores. This position   Read More


Today’s Top LP Jobs

Today’s Top LP Jobs

Loss Prevention Supervisor, Kohl’s, (SC)
The LP supervisor develops and implements store awareness programs addressing theft, safety, inventory, and operational controls. Administers product protection strategies, awareness, and deterrence programs in the store. Works in partnership with store management to ensure operational excellence and reduce exposure to theft through operational assessments and   Read More