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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Contactless Credit Card Popularity Soars During Pandemic; Stay Vigilant for Scammers

Contactless credit cards have become an extremely popular way to pay during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to industry experts. The technology allows you to...

Supply Chains Start Planning for COVID-19 Vaccine Surge

Air cargo industry group The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is urging governments to begin planning now with industry stakeholders to create supply chains...

Drone Delivery at Home to Get a Boost in Post Covid Era

The Covid-19 pandemic has given a tremendous boost to online delivery platforms and retail drone technology will see a commercial rollout on a larger...

Survey: These Retailers Get High Marks for Satisfying Customers during COVID-19

Several prominent national US retailers received top ranking from shoppers for their handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the fourth wave of the dunnhumby...

Retailers Target Coronavirus Back-to-School Shopping

With colleges and grade schools going virtual, marketers are trying to come up with ways to pry consumers' wallets open during the back-to-school season. Between...

E-Commerce Investments Pay Off Big as Coronavirus Keeps Shoppers Home

Retailers from Home Depot Inc. to Nestlé SA and AutoNation Inc. have accelerated their e-commerce efforts to keep up with a rush to online...

IT Teams: The Unsung Heroes of Retail During COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak is turning out to be the biggest unprecedented event in modern times. But we all can agree that we're at a...

COVID-19, Social Unrest, and Shoplifting

Achieving the needed consistency in the criminal justice response and policy on shoplifters will be an arduous, politically charged process.

Will COVID and Fraud Finally Kill the Paper Check?

PYMNTS has been writing for years about the ongoing push to #killthecheck, but paper checks live on because of their ubiquity of acceptance and...

How Covid-19 Will Shape Holiday Retail Shopping in 2020

While Black Friday is still months away, a few predictions are safe to make now. Chief among them: For many households, consumers will be spending for the holidays no matter...

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