Loss Prevention

Civil Recovery in the Sunshine State

Many people are familiar with civil recovery demands in Florida for $200 and use that amount as requested statutory damages for any civil shoplift...
AAFES Loss Prevention–A Mission with a Challenge

AAFES Loss Prevention–A Mission with a Challenge

We have the responsibility to be there for our troops—whenever and wherever they go—to ensure they are provided with the goods and services they...
Getting the Job Done: The Go-To People Inside LP

Getting the Job Done: The Go-To People Inside LP

EDITOR’S NOTE: In each issue of LossPrevention, we have conducted an interview of a senior retail executive. For a different perspective, we decided to...

Leveraging People, Technology, and Relationships

The core of this article focuses on the impact of cutting-edge technology and technical analysts working in Hollywood Entertainment’s loss prevention department. However, these...
Stopping Theft with the Click of a Mouse

Stopping Theft with the Click of a Mouse

Detecting internal theft at JCPenney has leap-frogged into the 21st century. Just five years ago, attempting to identify possible fraudulent refunds meant that every...
Emerging Trends in Loss Prevention

Emerging Trends in Loss Prevention

A Short History of Loss Prevention In the sixties, retailers called the departments that were engaged to impact loss security. Many of the practitioners in...
Outsourcing Options in Specialty Loss Prevention

Outsourcing Options in Specialty Loss Prevention

Over the past two years, several specialty retailers including Stride Rite, Wilsons Leather, and Fredrick’s of Hollywood have made the decision to outsource their...
The Many Faces of Loss Prevention

The Many Faces of Loss Prevention

Sometimes diversity in loss prevention can be the big pink elephant in the office. It is an issue that needs to be acknowledged, but...
A Tale of Two Companies: A Roadmap for Merging LP Departments

A Tale of Two Companies: A Roadmap for Merging LP Departments

LensCrafters is the largest chain of optical superstores with more than 860 stores in the U.S. and Canada. Sunglass Hut International is recognized as...
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Retail’s Response to September 11

Who would have ever thought anyone would purposely fly a commercial airliner into an office tower as an act of terror?Since the terrorist attacks...

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