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The Future of Integrated Systems and IoT Is the Future of Retail

There is a lot of talk in retail about the store of the future—when it will be here, what it will look like, and how it might influence customer interactions in ways both recognizable and not. Post sponsored by Axis Communications.

New Problems, Fresh Opportunities—LP Readies to Rise to the Occasion

As retail undergoes broad transformation, it's not surprising that loss prevention is embroiled in a sea change of its own. With essential shrink challenges as dynamic as ever, LP executives also face new sets of problems, old problems getting worse, as well as fresh opportunities to provide value to retail organizations.
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Impressed by an LP Solution? Product Capability is Just the First Consideration

It's conference season—the time of year when loss prevention executives get to touch and admire the latest advances in new loss prevention technology.

Enough is Enough: Consecutive RILA Conference Sessions Aim to Put Shoplifting Prevention Back on...

""One of the goals is to get people with competing interests together and ask them: 'What would be palatable to you?' 'What are the things you need?'"

Ready for the Revolution? New Skills, Focus Are Key to Thriving Under New Challenges

Asset protection practitioners need to accept and respond to the sea change taking place in the retail industry to avoid being engulfed by it, suggest AP leaders. Warning signs abound.

As Help Fighting Shoplifting Wanes, Where Should Retailers Turn?

Retailers are losing their traditional allies in the fight against shoplifting. Once part of a multi-prong crime control effort—which included courts, communities, and law enforcement—retailers are increasingly fighting the battle on their own.

Loss Prevention, Stress, and Building a Resilient LP Workforce

In loss prevention’s desire to improve solutions and enhance performance, it can be easy to forget about the dangers personnel face, especially those non-acute risks that can cause problems over time, such as harm to health and well-being from stress.

Where Do We Go from Here? In the Wake of a Legal Setback, One...

What should the retail industry and loss prevention pros make of a San Francisco court finding that Corrective Education Company’s (“CEC”) pre-charge “restorative justice” program is improperly coercive and amounts to blackmail?

Rise of the Robots? Futuristic, Sure, but the Technology Is Also Here and Now

Robots in retail are a bit of a dichotomy—simultaneously ‘one day’ and ‘right now.’ We are, certainly, just scratching the surface of what mobile, autonomous machines will do.

Bystander No More: Today’s Best Solutions Are Being Developed through LP Collaboration with Vendors

Sponsored by Checkpoint High-Theft SolutionsLoss prevention practitioners need not assume the role of spectator in the development of theft prevention solutions. With the right...

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