Evidence-Based LP

Leadership in Action

Leaders lead, of course, but what does that look like? What do successful leaders do? At the University of Florida (UF) and the Loss...

Painting Pictures Is Never Easy

Loss prevention and asset protection decision-makers need clearer pictures of the causes and dynamics of their crime and loss issues. Precise, cost-effective solutions addressing...

Be All You Can Be

Fear of crime is real, and it’s costing retailers. All retail chains strive to generate sales by stocking well-designed stores with desirable merchandise and...

Go Big or Go Home

Go big or go home. In this case, retailers need to go both big and small. Successful retail decision-makers continuously work to improve what...

Working Together against Violent Crime

Fear of crime is real. And fear can force good customers to avoid your store. Avoidance means lower sales. And most importantly, retailers want...

Watch Trends to Plan for the Future

Nobody can predict the future. We can look backward and at the present. We can hear about and see certain things that are already...

Loss Prevention Leaders Must Win

Regardless of what your company sells, where you sell it, or your total store count, you as a loss prevention or asset protection professional...
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Good Sensors Lead to Good Data

They're out there, and they're headed our way. In the last column, I discussed how we need to improve our data to improve our...
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Navigate the LP Highway with Good Data

We have to see to drive down the road. And in heavy, constantly changing traffic, we really need to see clearly and predict what's...

Walmart Moving More to an Evidence-Based Approach

Getting it right is tough. It's not always obvious what will work best to control a problem. And it takes a strong, secure leader...

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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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The safety of store associates, customers, and millions of dollars in potential litigation rely upon understanding these issues.

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This report shows how CCTV/video and alarm systems can enhance the safety and security of retail locations.