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Protos and Security Resources: Coming Together to Build a World-Class Guarding Company

In September, we learned that Protos Security and Security Resources Inc. (SRI) had joined forces and are now one company. With that news came much excitement, as well as many questions from clients and guarding subcontractors alike.

What Danger Lurks? Retailers Need a Process to Promote Good Cyber-Hygiene

Imagine an after-hours store burglary. But instead of the perpetrator escaping into the night with whatever merchandise he can fit in his backpack, he...

It’s Not a Process; It’s a Mindset

Experienced loss prevention professionals are used to a certain process of developing solutions to mitigate loss—we look at the tools we already have and try to come up with new ways to use them. However, this is not the future of innovation anywhere, let alone for the rapidly evolving landscape of retail.

Do You Need to Upgrade Your Fire Alarm Service Provider?

Fire alarm and security is a critical component of the operation of any facility. The effectiveness of your systems is influenced by the company you trust to service your equipment.

Are You Getting the Most from Your GPS Loss Prevention Program?

As we are into peak season, retailers, e-commerce, and transportation companies are working overtime to ensure that retailers’ shelves are stocked and packages are delivered to our front doors without delay. Also busy are porch pirates who are watching for packages to be delivered and quickly removing them for their own personal gain.

Using Stores to Enhance the Customer Experience Is an Opportunity—But Online Transactions Come with...

"There has been a measure of handwringing over the challenge of having retail stores act as fulfillment and processing centers for online transactions, but...

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.

Customization, Cooperation, and Culture: 3 Keys to Successful Retail Innovation

It seems increasingly clear that innovation is the difference maker in today’s great retail shakeout. Success—and perhaps even survival—rests squarely upon it. But innovation in today’s world of retail is not a singular thing. One requirement is custom configuration of the business tools that retailers use to drive their businesses forward.

GPS Technology Takes Asset Protection to the Next Level

As violent retail robberies go, it was fairly typical. Three individuals entered a Memphis, Tennessee, pawn shop in June and robbed it, making off...

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Promoting a culture of honesty requires implementing a strong employee theft policy and internal awareness program.

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Read this report to discover the history of retail security and get a glimpse at the rapidly evolving loss prevention profession.

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This report shows how CCTV/video and alarm systems can enhance the safety and security of retail locations.