Some 43.8 percent of loss prevention departments operate a lost-and-found program, according to a survey of 238 executives by SDR/LPM in 2012. Any mishandling or theft of found property while under LP’s control is sure to give the department a black eye and reflect poorly on those in charge. What Read More
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Have you heard? We’ve just released the very first issue of our new, digital-only, companion magazine, LPM Online. This exclusive publication is meant to complement our award-winning print edition and will appear bimonthly in between print issues.
LPM Online offers a smooth reading experience that is both streamlined and highly dynamic, Read More
LPM Media Group is on site at Walmart’s Asset Protection National Meeting this week in Rogers, AR, where the theme of the event is problem solving: simplification, embracing change, embracing the uncomfortable, engineering out the complexities. Joe Schrauder, vice president of asset protection and safety emphasized that “preventing loss becomes Read More
Most readers of the LPM Insider are pretty familiar with shoplifting, its definition, its negative impact on retail operations and profitability and the shoplifting penalties for their state. It would be a lengthy process to learn the laws of every state and their shoplifting penalties because of the vast differences Read More
Anytime loss prevention pros implement a new operational procedure, new administrative process, or new piece of loss prevention technology, they are likely to consider how it’s going to effect LP spending. Indeed, in many cases, controlling costs may be a primary objective.
Expectations and reality don’t always match, however. Sometimes, new Read More
Area Asset Protection Leader, Big Lots, (GA)
Manages Asset Protection and Safety program activities designed to increase overall store profitability, reduce shrink and provide support to establish and maintain a safe and secure environment within stores in an assigned market. Conducts store visits and audits to support and evaluate operational compliance, Read More
Regional Operations Director, Alto-US, (CA)
Position Summary: Oversee the implementation and on-going successful execution of the ALTO Alliance program in the assigned region.
Key Success Factors: ALTO believes that success in this position will require: Passion to serve clients and team members; High ethical standards: Flexibility and adaptability to rapid change; Teamwork; Read More
Excellence in Leadership
Nadine Lajeune, Format Leader, Retail Asset and Profit Protection, Sears Holdings
Following international travel as an environmental consultant and then a corporate safety manager with Case Corporation, Lajeune was recruited to Sears as corporate safety and hazmat manager in 2003. As her retail career continued to flourish, she was named Read More
Director of Creative & Client Services, LPM Media Group, (NC)
LPM Media Group is looking for an organized and creative individual to support our growing business by providing custom publishing services to our clients through the delivery of print, digital, and mobile solutions for employee training, awareness, and communication campaigns. While Read More
Excellence in Partnerships
Katherine “Kat” Houston, LPQ, Former Director of Client Services, LPM Media Group
After starting her career with the finance and audit departments at Home Depot, Houston served as the on-site program manager for Home Depot working with Verisk Crime Analytics, where she provided customer service and managed the asset Read More