Tag: tips for loss prevention officers


A Root-Cause Analysis May Help Reduce Shrinkage

A Root-Cause Analysis May Help Reduce Shrinkage

Most retailers have adopted omni-channel strategies to meet consumers’ demand to browse or buy whenever and wherever they choose. But enabling everything from mobile point of sale (POS) to in-store pickup of online purchases has made inventory control and product logistics far more difficult.

The complex new retail environment is increasing   Read More


ORC Theft Trends and Impact

ORC Theft Trends and Impact

Loss prevention has traditionally focused on shortage reduction through an emphasis on internal theft, external shoplifting, and operational controls. Resources to prevent these losses have been spent on developing programs and controls to stop loss from within the company.

Within the past couple of decades, however, retailers have identified the growing   Read More


The Lurking Costs of Cargo Theft

The Lurking Costs of Cargo Theft

Cargo theft often is thought of as a silent and victimless crime despite the fact that it accounts for losses of billions of dollars annually in the United States. The most common incidents of cargo theft involve gangs who steal high-value commodities from loaded trailers. Substantial losses can also occur   Read More