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
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Day two of the NRF PROTECT Loss Prevention Conference and Expo began with opening remarks from Dan Faketty, vice president of asset protection for Southeastern Grocers and chairman of the NRF Loss Prevention Council. Read More
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
In last week’s LPM Insider survey, we discussed the Rite Aid asset protection team’s new investigation tool that unites the latest in loss prevention technology with the power of social media and the insatiable interest so many of us have in criminal behavior and solving crime. By empowering the public Read More
Loss prevention practitioners have a long track record of investing in a wide range of technologies to help control the various losses retailers experience. The extent to which they do this has regularly been measured by various annual surveys, such as the National Retail Security Survey. This benchmarking study, however, Read More
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.
Loss prevention practitioners have a long Read More
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
By Adam Paul
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
Is there an intrinsic value in attending industry conferences and similar events? Do we really learn anything?
Ultimately, that’s up to the individual. But this year’s NRF PROTECT conference provided a wealth of opportunities to meet with peers, share experiences, and learn from one another. Here are a few takeaways from Read More