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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: BORIS, BOPIS, and Risk

Retailers who have offered “buy online, pickup in store” (BOPIS) and “buy online, return in store” (BORIS) are looking for ways to continue to improve their customer experience through better processes. Retailers who are just venturing into these waters are wise to learn about new best practices.

Six Considerations to Help Gain Approval for New or Upgraded Technology

Asset protection teams often take the lead in building a business case and pushing for new or upgraded technology solutions inside the retail enterprise. Numerous things should be considered in order to successfully navigate the corporate capital funding process.

Things to Consider When Adding GPS to Your Security Arsenal

Interview with Mary Pifer Pifer is vice president of global marketing and product management for 3SI, a technology company providing security systems for asset protection...

All Hands On Deck

Interview with Kevin O'Brien O’Brien has been with LPI/DTiQ for over seventeen years and is responsible for sales within the retail enterprise markets. Drawing on...

Seen and Unseen LP Strategies

Interview with Mike Isch Isch is vice president of sales for STANLEY Security based in Baltimore, Maryland. He is a member STANLEY’s senior leadership team...

Alexa Needs You

Steve Sell leads the global sales and marketing strategy at CONTROLTEK. He has over twenty years of retail experience and has held strategic roles...

Retail’s Opportunity to Help Reduce Recidivism

Retailers can not only have an impact but also, as the victim of the crime, be the driving force in the effort to address repeat offenses to improve safety throughout the community.

Outsmarting Cyber Criminals

Rhett Asher is the executive vice president and director of retail solutions for Fortalice Solutions. He has over 25 years of leadership experience in...

Five Tips to Mitigate Retail Physical Security Threats

Most facilities have addressed access control and the securing of main doors, but those should be measures of last resort. There are steps you can take to mitigate the threat before it arrives at your front door.

Intrepreneurship within AP Is a Retailer’s Competitive Advantage

As financial budgets continue to be strained, it becomes most important for loss prevention and asset protection professionals to do more with what they have or in some cases continue to do what they do with far less.

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