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Garett Seivold

Garett Seivold
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Garett Seivold is senior writer for LP Magazine. He is a trained journalist who has been covering corporate security for industry professionals for over twenty years. Seivold has been recognized by several organizations for outstanding writing, investigative reporting, and instructional journalism. He has authored dozens of survey-based research reports and best-practice manuals on security-related topics. Seivold can be reached at GarettS (at) LPportal (dot) com.

Strain Injuries from Lifting Remain a Troubling Source of Loss for Retail

Lifting is the activity that results in the largest percentage of retail injuries, according to a study of claims data by AmTrust Financial.

Open Mic Forum Provides Retailers with Connections and Community during Crisis

A weekly virtual gathering of executives has been serving as a valuable platform for keeping the retail community strong and connected.

Are RFID-Blocking Wallets Necessary to Prevent Credit Card Theft?

The security threat from an airborne information transfer is obvious—any in-range reader could capture the same information.

Already Growing, Friendly Fraud Could Worsen from Professional Refunders

Professional refunders take friendly fraud to a new level as they manipulate retailers into giving a full refund, replacement, or both.

Eyes Wide Open: Knowing a Thief Just Walked in Is Doable but Complicated

As a controversial tool in a particularly controversial time in society, facial recognition seems to have hit a pause in retail LP.

Asset Protection Teams Have Important but Finite Window to Demonstrate Value

Yum! Brands Chief Security Officer Steven Antoine calls on peers to seize opportunity pandemic crisis provides.

Meeting the Moment Can Help Lay a Foundation for the Future

With intelligent cameras as a base, the addressing of current challenges starts to look more like an opportunity and less like crisis response.

What Do Retailers Need Now? Resilient Solutions Prove Vital to Investing in the Future

The pandemic has proven the indispensable nature of effective business tools that can adapt to new data and reporting requirements.

A Video Surveillance Case Study in Failure

Security device makers and installers routinely push out client case studies to advertise how well these projects go. Here's one that failed.
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How to Turn Asset Protection Staff into Brand Ambassadors

Nothing kills retail sales like a rude employee and a bad customer interaction, according to a recent survey of 1,000 shoppers.
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