Judges in Texas handed Walmart a couple of disappointing decisions in June on the subject of store safety. In one case, a three-judge panel for the fifth circuit revived a lawsuit by a man who claims he slipped and fell because of a puddle on a store floor.
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Any mishandling or theft of found property while under LP’s control is sure to give the department a black eye and reflect poorly on those in charge. What does it take to avoid that embarrassment?
To the extent possible, it’s good to keep high-value assets and critical material separate from employees, but that’s not always practical.
Writing a loss prevention manual — or rehabilitating a long-forgotten one — is no easy task. But trying to operate without one can also be pretty complicated.
The teamwork, resilience, and commitment displayed by the Kroger asset protection team were replicated at retailers throughout Texas and Florida as Harvey and Irma tested preparedness in rapid succession.
After hearing loss prevention leaders describe recent efforts to enhance the security of their stores after closing, it becomes immediately clear that the long, delicate dance between burglars and security continues.
There is change, certainly, such as in the drivers of nighttime risk, with organized gangs, the opioid crisis, ATMs, and
There is a lot of talk in retail about the store of the future—when it will be here, what it will look like, and how it might influence customer interactions in ways both recognizable and not. Post sponsored by Axis Communications.
Security customers today are typically savvy enough to moderate their expectations based on the cost of the service they’re paying for, but that once those expectations are set, providers can’t afford to fall short.
Sometimes, new retail security solutions or strategies cut costs far beyond what LP was thinking would happen. In other cases, cost savings disappoint. A national study by SDR/LPM looked at this expectation gap.
One recent examination of public media sources suggests that retail robbery and burglary grew by more than 8 percent in the first half of 2017 compared to a year earlier.