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LP and Risk Management for Signet Jewelers Brands

EDITORS NOTE: Kevin Valentine, CFI, LPC, retired at the end of 2017 as senior vice president of internal audit, loss prevention, and enterprise risk...
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The Checklist: An Old-School Retail Operations Process That Still Works

No pilot would ever dream of flying an airplane without the extensive use of pre-startup, pre-taxi and pre-takeoff checklists. Pilots know that checklists are the best way to ensure consistent operation—a necessary condition for safe flight.
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Money Laundering Explained—for Retailers

I don’t believe there is an accurate figure out there that gives a good indication of the cost impact of money laundering on the global economy, but I have seen figures estimating hundreds of millions to trillions.
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Retail Innovation Ideas: Dangerous When Forced

When planned, innovation is an essential part of the evolution of retail. But when retail innovation ideas are forced on an organization, they can be a toxic time burglar.
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Cash Handling Procedures in Today’s Retail Environment

Today's cash handling solutions offer a maze of options, and at the risk of being distracted by cat videos, YouTube provides useful tutorials on the range of choices and a chance to watch units in action.

It Seems Like Every Retailer is Chasing Amazon—But Not Every Imitation Strategy Works

Some efforts that seem like a good idea don't work. Just ask Walmart.
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The Reality of Retail and E-commerce Today

The more retail e-newsletters and alerts you receive, the worse you may feel with the constant drumbeat of store closings, retailers filing bankruptcy, and elimination of jobs in our sector. Is this reality, or is it Chicken Little syndrome?
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Do Retail Pre-Employment Assessment Tests Minimize Turnover?

More retail industry employers are using pre-employment screening tests to find better employees.

How’s It Going at Amazon Go?

Amazon Go, the company's first revolutionary store without a cashier, opened on January 22, 2018. It's been six months. So, how's it going?
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Why It’s Critical to Use Retail Traffic Counters

Traffic and conversion analytics focus on what happens before the transaction is recorded in your POS or CRM system...if one is ever recorded at all. That's what makes traffic and conversion data especially useful. Together, they tell us about the sale we almost had.

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Get your FREE "Optimizing Your Employee Theft Policy" Guide

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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Get your FREE "Issues with ORC and Shoplifting" Guide

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

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Get your FREE "CCTV, Alarms, and Security Training" Guide

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