Restaurants of all types descended on Las Vegas, Nevada, for the Restaurant Loss Prevention & Security Association’s (RLPSA) 38th Annual Conference at the M Resort & Casino July 30 to August 2, 2017. RLPSA hosted more restaurant companies than ever before and increased attendance from last year’s conference in San Read More
The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) announced that Terry Sullivan, LPC, has been named as its next president, effective July 24, 2017. The appointment follows the recently announced retirement of LPF President Gene Smith, LPC. Sullivan, with a long history of success in the loss prevention industry, brings almost thirty years Read More
LPM Media Group was on site in August at Walmart’s Asset Protection National Meeting in Rogers, Arkansas, where the theme of the event was problem solving—simplification, embracing change, embracing the uncomfortable, and engineering out the complexities. Joe Schrauder, vice president of asset protection and safety, emphasized that “preventing loss becomes even Read More
Cargo theft statistics vary, but it is generally agreed upon that cargo theft is a multibillion-dollar problem each year in the United States. Exact numbers are impossible to determine in that many cargo crime incidents go unreported. The most recent cargo theft statistics available continue to be sobering.
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The loss prevention industry lost one its strongest leaders with the passing of Gary Manson on February 17 at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, at the age of seventy-three. Manson retired in 2009 as vice president of loss prevention for Neiman Marcus where he worked for twenty-five years. Read More
Over 260 loss prevention professionals, solution providers, and retail manufacturers gathered at the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville October 3–5 for the annual Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) Impact Conference—the largest event in the organization’s sixteen years.
This year’s conference featured presentations on current research results, retail – law enforcement Read More
Loss Prevention magazine launched its first issue in the fall of 2001. I had the good fortune to contribute to that edition and author the Industry News column continuously until retiring in 2015. Given this is the 15th anniversary of the magazine, we thought that the readership would enjoy a Read More
Twelve industry solutions providers were finalists in the inaugural 2016 Retail Asset Protection Innovation Award competition at the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) Asset Protection Conference in Dallas. The award program is intended to recognize the most visionary technology solutions presented at the conference.
“Our industry has to continue to innovate Read More
Nearly thirty retail executives representing nine Mexican and US retailers gathered at the Sheraton Santa Fe hotel in Mexico City October 13-14 to share their experiences with the challenges of operating retail locations and supply chains in Mexico. This second conference follows last November’s inaugural event held in Guadalajara.
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Organized retail crime prevention recently took on an international flavor when Tyco Retail Solutions hosted the International Organized Retail Crime Summit 2015 at their Boca Raton, Florida, campus in late October. LP Magazine was there to report on the event, which offered a unique opportunity for retail loss prevention, law Read More