EDITORS NOTE: Kevin Valentine, CFI, LPC, retired at the end of 2017 as senior vice president of internal audit, loss prevention, and enterprise risk management for Signet Jewelers. He spent more than 35 years with the company in various management roles. During his career, Valentine was active in the loss
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Articles by James Lee, LPC
What to do this October in Philadelphia? Visit the Liberty Bell and see the crack in the bell. Visit the Museum of Art and run up the Rocky steps. Stand where a nation gave birth to Independence. Order up a Philly cheesesteak. And attend the LP Magazine annual meeting at
EDITOR’S NOTE: Chad McIntosh is the vice president of loss prevention and risk management for Bloomingdale’s. He has more than forty years of loss prevention experience with companies that include Macy’s, Polo Ralph Lauren, and The Home Depot. Throughout his career, McIntosh has been highly active in the loss prevention
After traveling for over 40 years, I’ve discovered that some places are more special than others to visit. Not just for work, but for the before and after hours. You should always enjoy the city as much as the company you are working for or with.
If you’re a young person in this business and think you have to work seven days a week—or even six—you are sadly mistaken. Don’t confuse work effort with work results.
“In 1995, our president and CEO said to Hibbett Sports store employees: Your first job with the company is to protect the assets of the company.”
EDITOR’S NOTE: Paul Jones, LPC, is the new director of asset protection and risk management at CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. The 25-year retail veteran started his career at Jordan Marsh and Mervyns before moving into management roles at Luxottica Retail, Sunglass Hut, and Limited Brands where he was senior vice
My brother was a unique person—a highly decorated soldier in the Vietnam War, a bartender, a forklift operator, a pool hustler, and a champion dart thrower. He had no checkbook or credit cards and did not have any debt. Go figure.
Many years ago I wrote an article titled “The Underdog Wins Again.” In a nutshell it was a column about how some are not expected to win or get ahead, but somehow they do. I gave a couple of examples from the sporting world, which has had so many underdogs.