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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.

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.

LP Team Finds Value in Clichés as It Takes Aim at ORC

Ulta Beauty’s journey to manage the difference between shoplifters and professional criminals followed a traditional roadmap to success.

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.
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4 Steps for a Swift and Effective Investigation of Sexual Harassment in Retail

As victims find their voices, behavior that may have remained buried in the past is now more likely to be the subject of complaints and forced into the light.
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Protests and Property Protection: Strategies for Today’s Systemic Threat of Social Unrest

As the image spread of George Floyd going lifeless under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer, LP professionals could see where this was heading.
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Maintaining a Reasoned Approach to Risk in Highly Charged Times

If retailers allow emotion and bias to creep into risk assessments, they could misspend precious resources and be no more prepared for the next disaster.
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Retailers’ Hurricane Preparations More Critical This Pandemic Season

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season raises concerns for organizations still dealing with the effects of the ongoing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
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The Conundrum Facing Retailers with the Divisive Issue of Mask Wearing

On one hand, criminals prefer wearing masks, while on the other hand, some customers refuse to wear masks and can become violent when asked.
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How to Improve the Odds for Funding LP Projects in Tight Times

Effective persuasion requires an orderly business case that provides all the information management needs to feel confident to grant funding approval.

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