Technology Disruption and the Transformation of the Global Top 250 Retailers
Annually, I look forward to the Deloitte Global Powers of Retailing industry research, which provides a detailed growth trajectory review of the global top...
Shedding Light on Retail Theft Statistics
The NRSS indicates that shoplifting accounted for 35.7 percent of the reported shrink in 2017, which is down from 39.3 percent in 2016.
College Admissions Scammers: Scumbags or Science?
Maybe it's economy of scale, an evolutionary adaptation, or just laziness: whatever you want to call it, all humans engage in some form of lying, cheating or stealing.
Counterintuitive Strategies for the Successful Loss Prevention Director
There is no universal secret to professional development success. Still, there tend to be commonalities among LP leaders who gain recognition within their organizations. And they’re not always what you’d expect.
Crisis Management Missteps: This Time, It’s Boeing
Remaining silent immediately after an airline disaster is normal, until initial facts can be gathered. Boeing did that—but then they mis-stepped, badly.
Retail’s Big Self-Checkout Problems — and How to Solve Them
The ECR Community Shrinkage and On-shelf Availability Group recently conducted a two-year study on identifying self-checkout problems and their associated risks to the bottom line.
Thought and Gesture: Part 1
"Where the heck is that file? I know I just had it." "It's right over there." I said pointing at the file. Then I noticed my...
Alleged Shoplifter Dies after Police Chase; Crash
A woman was killed when a police chase ended in a crash after a Walmart shoplifting report, police said. Officers in the Warren County...
ORC Ring Targeting Home Improvement Stores Busted; $65,000 Recovered, 4 Suspects Still Sought
Greenville, South Carolina, police announced on Wednesday that six people had been arrested and officers were searching for four more after dismantling a shoplifting...
Smart People Say Smart Things
In every issue of the print magazine since 2001—and now in our digital magazine LPM Online—we have conducted an executive interview with some of...