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Thieves Love Prime Day as Much as Shoppers

Amazon’s Prime Day gives shoppers an opportunity to flex their deal-spotting muscles ahead of Black Friday. It also gives package thieves their own chance...

Retail Graveyard: More Than 7,000 US Stores Have Closed This Year

If the carnage in the retail industry seemed bad last year, it pales in comparison to the damage the sector is suffering in 2019....

LP People on the Move: July 2019

Especially when involved in a profession that is evolving as quickly as retail loss prevention, career growth is essential to professional survival.

Appriss Acquires Verisk’s Retail Loss Prevention Solutions

Appriss announced the acquisition of the retail loss prevention solutions from Verisk, a leading data analytics company serving the insurance industry, energy and specialized...

Shoplifter Safety: Knowing When to “Let It Go”

Confronting a shoplifter always carries with it the potential for an unpredictable outcome, and while most shoplifting apprehensions result in the shoplifter cooperating, it’s critical that we remain alert and aware, prepared for the unexpected and knowing how to react. Most importantly, this also requires having the judgment and fortitude to let it go when the situation calls for it. It could end up being one of the most important decisions that you make.

5 Ways to Take Aim at Moving LP Targets: BOPIS and Cashier-less Checkout

Loss prevention is a moving target. Every time a new retail strategy is put in place, such as buy online, pick up in store (BOPIS), it’s up to loss prevention professionals to devise countermeasures to combat the new theft opportunities that arise. Best Buy, Acme Markets, and Wegmans loss prevention executives give their recommendations.

Subject Suspected of Stealing Phones Died after Worker Held Him Down by Neck

A man who was pinned to the ground by employees at a Steele Creek, North Carolina, business in February died of a brain injury...

Manager Struggles with Man Who Stole Gun and Loaded It While inside Store

A 28-year-old man who stole a gun and loaded it with ammunition was arrested after some intense moments inside a Sportsman’s Warehouse in Heber...

Shoplifting Suspect Leads Police on Chase That Reaches 120 MPH

A chase that reached speeds of 120 mph ended in a crash Sunday evening after a caller reported a shoplifting incident in Wisconsin. Kevin...

Employee Arrested for Theft of Nearly $4,000

A Kroger employee in Peoria, Illinois, was arrested for stealing nearly $4,000 from the North Sterling Avenue location. The 19-year-old cashier had only been...

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