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 You Should Leverage OSINT and Social Media Monitoring during COVID

Social media can be used as a tool for open-source intelligence, commonly referred to as OSINT, as an effective method of data collection for retailers.

A Guide to Up-to-Date Information on the Pandemic 06-15

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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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: 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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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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The Impact of COVID-19 on Supply Chain Theft Activity

During this global health crisis, cargo theft criminals see this as an opportunity to take advantage of the fact that securing cargo may not be a priority.

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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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.