The crime of shoplifting is as old as shopping itself. The first documented cases of shoplifting took place in 16th-century London and involved groups of men called “lifters” (early organized retail crime?).
According to the 2018 Cost of Data Breach study, the retail industry ranked fifth in frequency of data breaches. Since the dawn of the digital age, we've fought cyber pirates with tools like firewalls, encryption, strong passwords, antivirus software and white-hat hackers.
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Huge congrats to these LP professionals on their recent career moves.
We are pleased to recognize and congratulate industry leaders who recently obtained their LPC certification. Despite their demanding schedules, they still saw the value and took the time to obtain this industry-leading credential.
Employee theft is a major problem for many employers in the United States, coming in at number two on the list of leading causes of inventory shrinkage (behind shoplifting/ORC), according to the 2018 National Retail Security Survey.