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How to Calculate Shrinkage in Retail

Understanding how to calculate shrinkage in retail is important. However, understanding why it is important to control these results and how we can impact company profitability by both improving sales and controlling retail shrinkage is the key to success.

How to Calculate Shrinkage in Retail

Understanding how to calculate shrinkage in retail is important. However, understanding why it is important to control these results and how we can impact company profitability by both improving sales and controlling retail shrinkage is the key to success.

How Well Do You Know These Essential Inventory Control Techniques?

From an LP perspective, a strong understanding of how retail inventory is managed is crucial to resolving shrink-related issues. One basic but important component is knowing the inventory control techniques and accounting methods used by your company. The two most common are the “retail” method and the “cost” method of accounting.
what does a loss prevention associate do

What Does a Loss Prevention Associate Do?

Contemporary loss prevention professionals still maintain responsibility for retail security. But they also must handle employee theft issues, data protection, safety and risk management, inventory audits, legal compliance, and matters related to organized retail crime and fraud.
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Significant Inventory Loss Requires Perspective

Throughout my career, I've investigated numerous significant increases in shortage on a multi-store level. In each case, the cause was traced to the distribution process.
what causes shrinkage in retail

What Causes Shrinkage in Retail? Addressing the 4 Top Causes

Not every loss prevention tool fits the needs and budget of every retailer. However, a combination of tactics makes an impact and reduces a store's shrinkage.
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From Manufacturer to Retailer: Product Protection Is Everyone’s Job

Solutions to address theft and loss are often led from the retailer side of the partnership, but manufacturers do face responsibilities when it comes to product protection. From manufacturer to retailer, product protection is everyone's job.
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Maurizio Scrofani Changed His Mind about Wall Street

In a recent interview, Scrofani divulges how, as an economics and finance major in college, he had plans to work on Wall Street. But his interest in finance gradually grew into a fascination with the world of loss prevention — and an eventual career shift.
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The World’s Largest Retail Conference Focused on Technology and Customer Experience

"I would love to say that retail is back, but that would be wrong," said BJ's Wholesale Club President and CEO Chris Baldwin with a pause. "Retail never went away."

Checkpoint Systems’ NEO EAS Antenna Earns GOOD DESIGN Distinction from The Chicago Athenaeum Museum...

Checkpoint Systems has recently announced that its NEO NP10 and NP20 electronic article surveillance (EAS) antennas, which were designed in collaboration with Radius Innovation...
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