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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Why Intelligent Cash Management Goes Beyond COVID Concerns

The media has been full of reports that COVID has been driving us more quickly towards a cashless society. However, the reality is different.

Bankruptcy Was Top Theme among Influencer Conversations on Department Stores

An analysis shows that discussions were up as global iconic retailers such as Neiman Marcus, JCPenney, and Pier 1 filed for bankruptcy.

What Do Retailers Need Now? Resilient Solutions Prove Vital to Investing in the Future

The pandemic has proven the indispensable nature of effective business tools that can adapt to new data and reporting requirements.

Livestreaming into a Video-First Future of Retail

Virtually nonexistent three years ago, livestreaming now accounts for 4% of online retail sales in China and about 1% of total retail sales.

How Coronavirus Has Changed Grocery Trends

Six months after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, grocery shoppers are still buying bigger baskets, making fewer trips to the store...

August Retail Sales Figures Show Consumers Are Feeling the Pandemic Pinch

Retail sales rose in August, though not as much as economists hoped. For those concerned about the US’s recovery from the Covid-19 crisis, the...
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Retailers with Multichannel Sales Options Have Advantage during Pandemic

Across all countries a majority of shoppers say they will make greater use of multichannel services even as things return to normal.

Retailers Should Prepare for a Busy Holiday Shopping Season

COVID-19 hasn’t impacted consumers’ holiday spending plans but it has affected how they intend to shop. That’s according to a consumer insights survey by Radial,...
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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...

The COVID-19 Evolution and the Global Supply Chain

The COVID-19 pandemic presented a set of events that the global supply chain had not experienced since the 9/11 terrorist attacks.