About the Author

Robert L. DiLonardo

Articles by Robert L. DiLonardo

Industry News

Loss Prevention in the New Millennium

Loss Prevention magazine launched its first issue in the fall of 2001. I had the good fortune to contribute to that edition and author the Industry News column continuously until retiring in 2015. Given this is the 15th anniversary of the magazine, we thought that the readership would enjoy a

The Economics of EAS

Loss Prevention Technology

The Economics of EAS

Specialty apparel and department store retailers are having difficulty expanding  electronic article surveillance (EAS) programs to take advantage of source tagging. Only a few major apparel retailers, such as Hudson Bay Company, Ann Taylor Loft, J. Crew, and Kohl’s, actually source tag.

There are several reasons for this situation. The recent