About the Author

John Talamo

JOHN TALAMO is senior vice president of loss prevention for L Brands (formerly Limited Brands). Talamo has over 25 years of experience and held various leadership positions with Lord & Taylor and Ann Taylor before joining Limited Brands in 1999.

Articles by John Talamo

ORC Investigator Training

Shoplifting & Organized Retail Crime

ORC Investigator Training

When the ORC team at Limited Brands was dealing with sophisticated criminals in 2007, it became clear that we needed talented loss prevention professionals to execute our strategy. That’s why we created a comprehensive training program that we refer to as our “ORC pillars of strength.”

The foundation of the training