Tag: workplace violence


The Real Danger of Workplace Harassment and Threats

The Real Danger of Workplace Harassment and Threats

America may have had a brief Kumbaya moment when it elected its first black President, but that now seems in the distant past.

Today, troublesome signs of conflict and workplace harassment abound. Anti-immigration rhetoric is running strong; there has been a surge in bomb threats called into Jewish community centers, and   Read More


Managing Workplace Anger in the Retail Industry

Managing Workplace Anger in the Retail Industry

When thinking about workplace anger, many people think immediately of famous workplace shootings with terrible casualties. The devastation of these violent tragedies includes loss of life, serious injury, and incredible psychological trauma, as well as considerable property damage. Actual workplace violence is the most extreme, the most costly, and perhaps   Read More


Why You Need a Retail Disaster Recovery Plan

Why You Need a Retail Disaster Recovery Plan

Loss prevention team duties don’t stop at preventing theft or managing inventory shrink. As evidenced by some of the major news stories of recent years, tragedies and crises in retail are bound to happen–and LP must meet the challenge. Are you prepared?

The Chipotle Lesson, the Waffle House Index, and similar   Read More


Active Shooter: Is Having A Plan Enough?

Active Shooter: Is Having A Plan Enough?

Columbine High School, Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook Elementary, Fort Hood, Columbia Mall, Paris, France, Orlando, Florida… and now Istanbul, Turkey.

Terror took over at the popular Reina nightclub in Istanbul this past Sunday, when a lone gunman opened fire on a crowd of partygoers as they were celebrating the new year.   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


See You in Court

See You in Court

Sure, the headline is meant to grab your attention. But what is more likely is that as a loss prevention leader, your litigation team will eventually send an email request following some tragedy that impacts your company store, distribution center (DC), or regional office. The topic of the email—what did   Read More