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Adrian Beck

Emeritus Professor Adrian Beck spent his academic career in the criminology department at the University of Leicester in the UK, where he primarily focused on research on retail crime and shrinkage issues. He currently serves as an academic advisor and researcher for organizations like the ECR Community's Shrinkage and On-shelf Availability Group. Beck is a frequent speaker at loss prevention conferences worldwide and a contributor to LP Magazine's US and Europe publications. Beck can be reached at bna (at) le.ac.uk.

Articles

The 60-Second Guide to Total Retail Loss

There is no agreed-upon definition of what constitutes "shrinkage." Most estimates are based only upon measures of merchandise losses where the cause is unknown. The total retail loss concept offers a new definition of loss.

Retail Anti-Theft Devices Should Amplify Risk

A 2016 report from the ECR Community’s Shrinkage and On-shelf Availability Group titled Amplifying Risk in Retail Stores offers a comprehensive review of the...
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Redefining Inventory Shrinkage—Four New Buckets of Loss

What does inventory shrinkage mean to you? For most companies, the answer to this question would be obvious: a significant problem, and usually something that...

Amplifying Risk in Retail Stores

A new report from the ECR Community’s Shrinkage and On-shelf Availability Group titled Amplifying Risk in Retail Stores offers a comprehensive review of the...

Benchmarking Your Performance on Shrinkage

The session took place on the second day of the conference and used an established technology that enabled individual delegates to “answer” questions in real time put...

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