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COVID Retail Loss Prevention Information Center

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting retail in a significant way. Retail loss prevention and asset protection organizations are playing an important role in managing the safety of retail workers and customers as well as securing closed stores and the supply chain that is ensuring essential stores have the products necessary for consumers. This page is focused on COVID-related content updated daily that is specific to the LP industry that may not be available from other sources.

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Retailers to Discuss How Retail Reimagined Is Redefining the Role of Security

This webinar features retail LP executives who will share best practices, what they’ve learned, and how to move forward during this crisis and beyond.
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Preparing for an ORC Epidemic Post COVID-19

Several experts on organized retail crime discuss how criminals will likely respond as retail stores reopen after nearly two months of store closures.

Safety vs. Sustainability: Must We Choose Between the Two?

While health precautions may necessitate short- and long-term adjustments to retail, they do not compel us to abandon commitments to sustainability.

Roadmap to Restoring Employee Trust, Regaining Competitive Advantage

There is a lot to look forward to as retail reopens. But capitalizing on post-pandemic sales should be accompanied by a renewed commitment to our people.
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WEBINAR 06-11: Public-Private Partnerships Can Defeat ORC in Post-COVID Retail

Retailers are facing a new challenges including an expected surge of ORC as stores reopen, making strong retail-law enforcement partnerships a requirement.
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WEBINAR 06-18: LP/AP Leadership Steps to Returning to Retail’s New Normal

As retail adjust to a new normal amid the Covid-19 crisis, we look at what steps and ideas can be used for LP and AP leadership to be successful.
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Automate Returns Safely with Inventory Quarantine from Checkpoint

In response to questions about the handling of returns in fitting rooms, stores, and fulfillment centers, Checkpoint has announced a new software solution.

Webinar Friday May 29: COVID-19 Impact and Risk Analysis for Retailers

Join the LPF, CONTROLTEK, and Sibylline Ltd. to shed light on the global impacts of COVID-19, what retailers can expect, and how to respond.
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When Hiring Picks Back up Post-Pandemic, Will You Be Ready?

If your employment selection process is not well designed, your luck with hiring is not going to be as good as your competitors that are more prepared.
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Lessons Learned from Retail’s Front Lines | Ep. 23

Big Lots’ VP of AP and safety discusses lessons learned in the pandemic as the retailer has seen more shoppers and sales, but also more areas of risk.

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Apr 10 Webinar - How to Handle Layoffs and Furloughs Due to COVID-19

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Get your FREE "Optimizing Your Employee Theft Policy" Guide

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

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Get your FREE "What is Loss Prevention?" Guide

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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Get your FREE "Issues with ORC and Shoplifting" Guide

The safety of store associates, customers, and millions of dollars in potential litigation rely upon understanding these issues.

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Get your FREE "CCTV, Alarms, and Security Training" Guide

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