One wonders if civil disturbances across the United States during the summer of 2016 following shootings of unarmed suspects by law enforcement officers would have escalated the way they did if the police had used and released body-worn camera evidence, rather than allowing a vacuum to develop in which smartphone Read More
Tag: cargo loss prevention
After completing the three-part series on the first fifteen years of Loss Prevention magazine, I promised to write an additional article that looks at the current and future state of some subjects we discussed that have a huge influence on the retail loss prevention profession. As I looked at the Read More
Gerald Becker, former chief product officer at USS, a leading integrator of IP video surveillance and access control systems, shared some thoughtful advice with LP Magazine on how to boost ROI when rolling out a new IP camera system. During the conversation, Becker addressed some of the struggles that can Read More
Shortage control efforts for cargo loss prevention should begin with a sufficiency review. The first step of this review is to take a closer look at the parts of the business in which exposure to shrink can occur. Shortage control measures cannot be deployed to reduce or eliminate loss until Read More
By Jen Richard
When Jen Richard was tasked with building a case for DVR camera system installations in Canadian retailer West 49 stores in 2010, she took the challenge and rallied the stores. This article illustrates how Richard was able to prove the ROI and tremendous benefits of the technology to senior management.
When Read More
Dean Henrico is senior vice president of loss prevention for Loblaw Companies Limited where he is responsible for loss prevention strategies across the enterprise. He has more than twenty-seven years of retail experience in both LP and operations. Prior to coming to Loblaw, Henrico worked for Walmart Canada as well Read More
By Adam Paul
This article from 2012 examines the development of American Apparel’s unique asset protection and loss prevention department.
No company quite like American Apparel exists in the United States anymore. It’s both cutting edge and an anachronism; a company that defies modern accepted practices. It harkens back to an earlier era of Read More
Organized retail crime remains an ongoing challenge for loss prevention programs across the country. The following article serves as Part 2 of a two-part series on organized retail crime that provides both a historical account and a current perspective on this national dilemma.
Part two of the series examines the strategies Read More
By Adam Paul
The wine and spirits segment of retail is unique in the sense that few other goods available in retail stores are so tightly controlled or legislated. Alcohol distributors and retailers have to contend with a multitude of federal, state, and even local laws that restrict or control the sale of Read More
NDVision the analog-to-IP solution from USS that’s generating enormous interest in the world of retail LP, now fully supports Milestone video management system (VMS).
“This gives companies an added freedom of choice when looking for a solution to migrate their analog camera systems to digital,” said Gerald Becker, USS’ vice president Read More