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Ask the Expert

Ask the Expert is a question-and-answer style, thought-leadership editorial that is submitted by industry experts on specified topics. These Q&A-style articles allow marketers within the industry an opportunity to show their expertise on a particular subject or solution without specifically referencing their company’s products or services. Often, industry vendors have a deeper knowledge on particular topics and can share added insights to better educate and keep LPM readers informed. Ask the Expert articles are first published as a special column within a printed issue of Loss Prevention Magazine.

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Ask the Expert: Using Data to Assess the Risk of Crime

Asset protection and security teams often seek statistics to help assess the risk of crime when developing programs to secure local store locations. But what data are best suited and most trusted?

Ask the Expert: Securing Retail Facilities to Protect People and Assets

In today’s retail environment, protecting people and assets is a vital role for asset protection organizations. We asked one physical security expert about options for securing the exits throughout a store, distribution center (DC), or other retail facility.

Ask the Expert: Four Tips for Choosing Storefront Security Glazing

Brad Campbell answers questions on how to choose the appropriate storefront security glass depending on a retailer's goals.

Ask the Expert: The State of Loss Prevention

Sensormatic’s Ned McCauley talks about present and future habits of the LP field, and how improvements can be made.

Ask the Expert: Controlling Grocery Shrink

The 2020 National Retail Security Survey revealed shrink was at an all-time high, accounting for 1.62 percent of a retailer’s bottom line, costing the industry $61.7 billion.

Ask the Expert: Four Key Control Best Practices

Key control can be a complicated balancing act due to managing many moving parts and pieces while also keeping stakeholders happy.

Ask the Expert: Is Security Glass Worth It?

Asset protection and loss prevention teams can sometimes have an uphill battle when   advocating for security glass upgrades on storefronts.
Dave Hardeman

How to Choose the Right Loss Prevention Solutions Provider

Retailers need a solutions provider who takes the time to learn all about the client’s business in order to recommend a solution to reach its specific goals.

One Year Later

After a year of responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, retailers have had to change or enhance their use of technologies to meet evolving consumer needs.

Acting as One during the Pandemic

The role solutions providers played in 2020 changed immediately when the world locked down this spring.
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