About LPM

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Mission Statement

LP Magazine is a high-quality, contemporary magazine dedicated to providing in-depth, timely articles of high interest to loss prevention, security, and retail management professionals. Covering wide-ranging topics from investigations to technology to management skills, LP Magazine focuses on best practices and educational content critical to the growth of the LP professional from the store level to the executive suite.

About LPM

LP Magazine (aka Loss Prevention Magazine and LPM) was established in 2001 to provide news, information, and educational content for retail security—more commonly known as loss prevention or asset protection—professionals. Over the past two decades, LP Magazine has established itself as the leader in loss prevention news and education and the premier voice of the LP industry fulfilling its mission statement below with award-winning results, including Best B2B Magazine from NicheMedia and a Gold Marcom Award for Magazine Design.

LP Magazine consists of quarterly print publications plus two single-topic special editions as well as multiple digital channels. As a multi-media provider, LP Magazine produces a web portal, daily e-newsletters, podcasts, whitepapers, webinars, and videos, as well as social media groups on LinkedIn, X (once Twitter), and Facebook. Our digital channels include a wide variety of sponsored content opportunities for our advertising partners. Click here to review our comprehensive advertising and marketing programs.

Parent Company

The Loss Prevention Foundation was founded in 2009 as a not-for-profit organization to manage the industry’s LPQ and LPC certification programs. The concept of a professional certification designation for loss prevention professionals was introduced by LP Magazine in 2006. Over a three-year period, hundreds of LP practitioners representing dozens of retail organizations worked together to build a body of knowledge that became the basis for the two certifications. The LPQualified represents a baseline of knowledge to jump-start the novice LP employee. The LPCertified represents a knowledge base necessary for someone with three to five years of experience that provides a foundation for LP management success. After years of building on its success, the LP Foundation purchased LP Magazine in 2022.