Tag: loss prevention issues


Loss Prevention Issues Are Law Enforcement Issues

Loss Prevention Issues Are Law Enforcement Issues

According to a 2017 National Retail Federation survey, organized retail crime (ORC) is on the rise. That’s useful information for corporate industry executives, but loss prevention professionals in stores—those who see loss prevention issues like ORC every day—are well aware of the problem.   Read More


Loss Prevention Issues, Challenges, and Predictions in 2018

Loss Prevention Issues, Challenges, and Predictions in 2018

What does 2018 look like for the loss prevention industry? Consumers expect products to be available immediately, brick-and-mortar retailers are focused on differentiating themselves with in-store experiences, and new technologies keep emerging to both improve and challenge our daily work.

In response to this evolution, LP Magazine interviewed three executives in   Read More


Emerging Technologies

In the second in a series of industry-focused benchmarking surveys, the authors present a few key findings from a new study of how some of the biggest retailers in the US are using a range of emerging technologies to manage the problem of loss prevention.
Background
Loss prevention practitioners have a long   Read More


What Would You Do if a Customer Had a Gun on His Hip?

What Would You Do if a Customer Had a Gun on His Hip?

Loss prevention practitioners today face long-standing yet persistent threats, such as employee theft and shoplifting, and increasingly contend with new ones ushered in by a more virtual world. As difficult as it is to combat these risks, they are fairly clear-cut. The battle lines are clearly drawn. LP’s mission is   Read More


Dealing with Wine and Spirits in the Retail Industry

Dealing with Wine and Spirits in the Retail Industry

The wine and spirits segment of the retail industry 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   Read More