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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.
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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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In Sickness and in Health: Retail Is Forging Ahead Transformed by Pandemic

Retail has weathered major disasters before, and consumers will once again fuel the US economic engine. But retail will be reshaped.

Roadmap to Restoring Employee Trust, Regaining Competitive Advantage

There is a lot to look forward to as retail reopens. But capitalizing on post-pandemic sales should be accompanied by a renewed commitment to our people.
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Post-Pandemic Employee Fraud Expected to Increase Predict Experts

There has been a sharp drop in crime during stay-at-home directives and social isolation. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said his city hasn’t...
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Exercise Your Technology Muscles to Meet Shifting Security Requirements

From a strategic perspective, lessons for loss prevention teams from the COVID-19 pandemic include the importance of flexibility and knowing your technology, according to...

Identifying In-Store Inventory Issues Automatically

Inventory management underpins nearly every goal a retailer has, so executing effective management within the store is critically important.

Sustainability Is All the Rage in Retail. Where Does LP Fit In?

A hot topic at NRF 2020 in January, sustainability may be the most fashionable retail business trend going—at least prior to the coronavirus crisis....

Security Must Address Intruders by Accounting for Human Kindness

Tailgating has always posed a significant threat, but organizations are still struggling to stop it. The easiest solution—to tell employees to not allow tailgating and to intervene when they see it—has never done the trick.

From Surviving to Thriving—Retailers Can Create a Positive Legacy from COVID-19 Crisis

Retailers and their loss prevention leaders have an opportunity to forge more resilient, efficient, and agile operations as they make their way back from the global health crisis currently halting economic activity.

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Promoting a culture of honesty requires implementing a strong employee theft policy and internal awareness program.

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Read this report to discover the history of retail security and get a glimpse at the rapidly evolving loss prevention profession.

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The safety of store associates, customers, and millions of dollars in potential litigation rely upon understanding these issues.

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This report shows how CCTV/video and alarm systems can enhance the safety and security of retail locations.