It is rare for an associate to be caught the first time they engage in dishonest behavior. When a person is caught the very first time they steal, it is likely they have been involved in a pattern of theft activity elsewhere. Read More
Tag: loss prevention managers
Brent Smerczynski, LPC was promoted to corporate asset protection manager of operations, safety, and regulatory compliance, and Lauren Freede was promoted to asset protection manager of investigations and anti-money laundering at 7-Eleven.
Jochen Koedijk was named chief marketing officer at ADT.
Brian Harvell was named chief technology officer at Agilence.
Ron Bigelow was Read More
EDITOR’S NOTE: Chad McIntosh is the vice president of loss prevention and risk management for Bloomingdale’s. He has more than forty years of loss prevention experience with companies that include Macy’s, Polo Ralph Lauren, and The Home Depot. Throughout his career, McIntosh has been highly active in the loss prevention Read More
Here’s how one shoplifter assesses risk. “First things first—you want to know if they got what you want. The second factor is the risk involvement. The risk involvement will be security times cameras times employees times space times [other] customers.” Read More
“In 1995, our president and CEO said to Hibbett Sports store employees: Your first job with the company is to protect the assets of the company.” Read More
By Dan Faketty
One question I have been asked frequently is, “How did you know how to battle retail shrink in the grocery business, especially considering your background is predominantly in discount retail?” My response to that question is almost always the same, which is: “I follow the loss prevention road map.” Often Read More
In a 2016 survey of retail loss prevention executives, staff turnover and retention of staff was identified as a cause of concern. “Attracting and retaining a good caliber of loss protection professional at regional and street level [is problematic],” said one respondent in the report by Professor Martin Gill, Retail Read More
The Loss Prevention Foundation has recently announced the release of the latest version of the LPQualified (LPQ) course content, now available to anyone and everyone interested in the certification process.
To ensure this course remains most beneficial to the loss prevention/asset protection audience, the latest version of the course includes:
Updated Read More