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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ON-DEMAND: Adapting to a New Reality, Best Practices from Apparel Retailers

Two executives share insights into how they've adapted tto ensure their companies can stay competitive while maintaining customer relationships and trust.
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Exercise Your Technology Muscles to Meet Shifting Security Requirements

From a strategic perspective, lessons for loss prevention teams from the COVID-19 pandemic include the importance of flexibility and knowing your technology, according to...
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Preparing for an ORC Epidemic Post COVID-19 | Ep. 21

As retailers prepare stores for renewed foot traffic in the return to business on the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to consider...
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Goodwill and Other Closed Thrift Stores Are Buried by Dumped Donations

Goodwill has seen an uptick in dumped donations that is causing workers equipped with protective gear to have to haul the goods to a landfill.

RLPSA Launches BackToOpen.com to Help Restaurants Open Safely

The Restaurant Loss Prevention & Security Association recently launched BackToOpen.com to help restaurants and foodservice providers open safely.
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Supply Chain Challenges and Solutions in the COVID-19 Pandemic | Ep. 20

COVID-19 has forced businesses around the world to adapt and in many cases to transform from their typical business model to now relying heavily...
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Solutions Providers Pivot Their Businesses to Meet Customer and Community Needs

As the world effectively shut down in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, retailers were not the only businesses impacted. Solutions providers who partner...
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ON-DEMAND: Preparing for an ORC Epidemic Post COVID-19

As retailers prepare stores for renewed foot traffic in the return to business on the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic, we may see an increase in organized retail crime activity.
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Stepping Up During This Time of Crisis—LP Leadership’s Role

These are unprecedented times in our world, our lives, and of course, our industry. As front-line defenders, loss prevention leadership is in a critical...

Reentry Solutions for Businesses Preparing to Reopen after COVID-19

Vector Security Networks provides solutions to help ensure the safety, security, and wellness of employees, customers, and workspaces, while adhering to government regulations and...

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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.