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.

A Guide to Up-to-Date Information on the Pandemic 05-27

This week's update of the latest COVID-19 information to help you protect yourself and your family as well as aid LP organizations responding to the epidemic.
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What LP Professionals Need to Do Now to Prepare for Reopening the Economy

Reopening retail stores requires building a clear strategy—one that will encompass all departments and partners inside and outside the company.
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ON-DEMAND: Big Lots VP of AP Offers Lessons Learned from Retail’s Front Lines

Rob LaCommare, VP of AP and safety, discusses the lessons learned in the last few months as they has seen more shoppers and sales, but also more risk.
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Excellence in Community Service: The Retail Industry and Everyday Retail Heroes

Despite the hardships encountered by retail, the spirit and generosity of the retail community is evident in many ways during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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5 Key Tasks for Reopening Safely and Managing Risk | Ep. 22

COVID-19 and Beyond. Reopening our economy safely after COVID-19 is a global challenge. In this podcast, Greg Mummah, director of the Everbridge Center of Excellence,...
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Post-Pandemic Employee Fraud Expected to Increase Predict Experts

There has been a sharp drop in crime during stay-at-home directives and social isolation. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said his city hasn’t...
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5 Ways Remote Video Audits Can Help Retailers During COVID-19

A video surveillance system with remote auditing can not only allow you to view stores but drill down to investigate certain areas of your business.
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In Sickness and in Health: Retail Is Forging Ahead Transformed by Pandemic

Retail has weathered major disasters before, and consumers will once again fuel the US economic engine. But retail will be reshaped.
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ON-DEMAND: 5 Key Tasks for Reopening Safely and Managing Risk

This webinar provides best practices on how to address some of the specific issues around reopening locations and engaging with employees and customers.
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Walmart Employees to Get Another Cash Bonus

Walmart plans to provide another cash bonus for US associates to recognize them for their many contributions to communities during this unprecedented time.

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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.