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Nothing kills retail sales like a rude employee and a bad customer interaction, according to a recent survey of 1,000 shoppers.
To the extent possible, it’s good to keep high-value assets and critical material separate from employees, but that’s not always practical.
More than lecture, video, or online instruction and pen-and-pencil testing, situational exercises or scenario training provides supervisors with a picture of how ready an officer is to handle an event.
There is no universal secret to professional development success. Still, there tend to be commonalities among LP leaders who gain recognition within their organizations. And they’re not always what you’d expect.
These tips may help you to assess the completeness of a project’s cost estimate, either when conducting your own estimate or evaluating the sufficiency of an estimate developed by a consultant or integrator.
Loss prevention executives may want to review these steps for a retail store safety checklist to see if any actions that other companies have found helpful might prevent their next injury—and perhaps a million-dollar jury award.
A growing body of research links loss prevention staff attitudes to the training they receive. How else should managers handle negativity in the workplace?
Learn what physical security threats and vulnerabilities your devices might be exposed to, and then learn how to harden those technologies against them.
Adoption of the retail robot is expected to accelerate as strategies are developed to justify the investment. According to market analysts, the most aggressive early adopters will be businesses that can show clear financial losses due to criminal activity and where robots can reduce risks to workers.
High staff turnover in stores, including in asset protection and loss prevention positions, complicates the effort to keep general and LP staff continually updated and skilled in profit protection.