We know that your week can get busy, and the time you have to catch up on the news from around the retail loss prevention industry is often stolen away by other things. That’s why the LPM team sifts through headlines from all over the country to bring only the most relevant LP news to you here, in our special weekly news round-up—the perfect bookend to a productive week.
Here’s What You May Have Missed
Retail and Trucking Trade Groups Sue to Overturn Vaccine Mandate
The National Retail Federation, the National Federation of Independent Business, and the American Trucking Associations sued the Biden administration on Wednesday over its vaccine and testing requirements for private companies.
Vancouver Sees 550% Increase in Violent Shoplifting Cases
Between January 1 and October 15, the Vancouver Police Department investigated 844 violent shoplifting cases throughout the city, a 550 percent increase from 2019. Commercial robberies have shot up by 126 percent in the city this year.
How Investigators Are Cracking Down on Counterfeit Goods
NBC Correspondent Vicky Nguyen shared a behind-the-scenes look at how investigators at the Port of New York and New Jersey are working to stop counterfeit merchandise from getting to consumers over the holiday season.
San Francisco Pauses Proposal Allowing Deputies to Provide Security
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors decided to hold off on considering a proposal that would allow San Francisco’s Sheriff’s Deputies to provide private security to stores battling retail theft after the San Francisco Police Offers Association expressed concerns.
Canadian Cannabis Store Warns Others After Armed Robbery
RCMP is warning other Cannabis stores to be vigilant after a pair of armed masked robbers held up its dispensary. A man and a woman threatened an employee with a firearm and fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash and store merchandise.