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Mike Giblin, LPRC
Why is it that some product protection technologies have been around and working for decades, while other retail loss prevention solutions only seem to work for a few months before offenders aren’t impressed?
It's commonly understood that shoplifting can be a thrill-seeking behavior. It's like a little game you play with the store.
In one experiment, Barry Manilow music was broadcast through loudspeakers located in a local parking lot every night between 9 pm and midnight on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Sticky myths and slippery truths: these five fallacies can derail a good loss prevention strategy.
While there are famous cases of psychopathic individuals committing crimes, the majority of criminals have a conscience that’s functioning just fine. Without deploying careful defense mechanisms, the cognitive dissonance caused by their guilt would eat them alive
Interviewing active shoplifters is the most interesting part of my job. For an hour, I speak as seldom as I can. I listen, and I observe. What they have to say is fascinating. Their actions and mannerisms weave together with their words like a code waiting to be cracked. Why do people steal?
Stores are packed to the brim with bustling gift-getters, and every second an associate spends dealing with potential holiday theft is a missed sales opportunity.
The Loss Prevention Research Council conducts more than 100 in-person interviews with active shoplifters each year. Much of what they say pertains to whether they see/get/fear a particular theft deterrent.
Upon placing an order for a 16,000GS detacher on Alibaba, within 24 hours I received email correspondence from six different suppliers offering to fulfill my order.
Interviewing active shoplifters is the most interesting part of my job. For an hour, I speak as seldom as I can. Instead, I listen...
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