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Merek Bigelow

Merek Bigelow
Merek Bigelow is associate editor for LP Magazine focusing on retail industry trends, including customer service, omnichannel retailing, merchandising, and brand protection and enhancement. Having joined the magazine in 2013, she led the efforts in the digital transformation of losspreventionmedia.com, driving digital content and strategy. Her previous experience includes over twelve years of marketing experience working with clients such as Progressive insurance, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, and Carnival Cruise Line. Bigelow can be reached at merekb (at) lpportal (dot) com.

New Research Reveals How to Attract In-Demand Retail Workers Ahead of Holiday Hiring Rush

Strong US consumer spending, high demand for products and services and low unemployment are creating a tight talent market for retailers ahead of the...

It’s National Customer Service Week. 7 Tips to Enhance Your Brand

National Customer Service Week, proclaimed by Congress in 1992, is celebrated each year during the first full week of October. In today’s volatile retail environment, a retailer with a culture of delivering truly great customer service has a distinct edge over their competition.

LP Magazine Launches New Digital Platform

About five years ago we upgraded our website with an integrated platform that was state of the art at the time. It served us...
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6 Upcoming Loss Prevention Conferences and Events

2019 is in high gear, and we're just getting started. Let LPM help you find your next networking opportunity, retail technology expo, or training course.

The Year Ahead in LP

These are clearly turbulent times in retail. How people shop is changing—and with it the strategies employed to attract and retain customers. Store technology...

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