Today there are approximately 20.4 million military veterans in the United States. Hear from some of our own in the industry about their experiences as veterans or military supporters. Read More
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This post is designed to provide a theoretical context for understanding the psychological and social forces that drive people to become criminals, how criminogenic opportunities can be reduced, as well as where analytics fits into loss prevention. Read More
“Deprive a thief of a safe and ready market for his goods; and he is undone.” Read More
It is equally important to be able to align and describe how a selected protective countermeasure or treatment actually works to affect a problem. Read More
When we’re looking to grow a business at the store or enterprise level, we should strive to envision that entity’s place and role in an ecosystem. With stores, nearby people drive sales, crime, and loss levels. Ease of access and egress plays a role. Nearby stolen-goods fences and other built Read More
Pioneers at Checkpoint Systems’ brand of ALPHA® High-Theft Solutions take tremendous pride in their long history of “firsts.” Our patent list has grown from fifty-six in 2004 to hundreds in 2018. That’s why retailers nationwide think of ALPHA first and foremost.
Spider Wraps®, CableLoks®, Keepers®, 3-Alarm, S3 Single Key Concept, and Read More
It’s complicated. We don’t want to overplay our hand here, but the role and responsibility of today’s asset protection professionals is increasingly complex, and mission critical, to their organizations. Think about it: LP is protecting globally traveling people, extensive supply chains, hundreds or thousands of stores, distribution centers and offices, Read More
Manufacturer involvement in designing product protection is decades old, noted University of Florida research scientist Read Hayes, PhD, CPP. He remembers Walt Disney’s Buena Vista Pictures as being an early pioneer in coordinating with retailers to prevent theft. Video releases such as Beauty and the Beast were massive hits with Read More
By John Wilson
If connectivity in today’s digital world represents “everything,” then surely the opposite must be true of disconnectivity.
As we immerse ourselves in the 21st century and the Internet of Things—the symbiosis between design and device—and live our lives according to the new laws of online and omni-channel retailing that are but Read More
Regardless of the protective progress retailers and solutions providers are making, thieves are still carrying off billions of dollars’ worth of goods annually. While merchandise loss costs retailers huge amounts of money, theft-driven product out-of-stocks, and sometimes locked-up goods, it also deters sales to good customers. Happy, buying customers are Read More