We read with interest the Women of Loss Prevention survey in the May-June and July-August 2018 editions of LP Magazine. From our own experience during the last 35 years, we have seen a significant change in the genders, racial mixture, and ages of those attending our training programs. When we Read More
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By Jack Trlica
As mentioned in the May-June 2018 edition, the US magazine undertook a survey of women working in the loss prevention industry seeking to understand what issues or challenges women have encountered in their LP careers. The original survey results were summarized in a cover article in that issue, and a Read More
As we reported in our recent May-June edition, the Women of Loss Prevention survey, sponsored by Tyco Retail Solutions and Protos Security, offered a comprehensive look at how women view their current roles in our industry, how they feel they are perceived as industry professionals, the role they feel gender Read More
By Jack Trlica
Ethnic and gender diversity in loss prevention has been a topic of conversation in our industry for certainly the three decades I’ve been involved in LP. Given the dominate white, male demographics of retail security through most of the twentieth century, it’s no wonder that industry leaders have actively put Read More
Loss prevention has evolved significantly over the past several decades. Today’s loss prevention professionals are expected to be multidimensional, open minded, global thinking, enterprising, and intelligent. Company leaders now understand and respect the importance of protecting the company’s assets against the challenges of total retail loss (rather than simply making Read More
How do the women of loss prevention truly perceive their role in the industry? Women of LP, you only have a few more days to share your thoughts.
Loss prevention is a profession blessed with many talented individuals, standing together with exceptional skills, energy, and passion for the business. Among our Read More
Over the last twenty years, the retail industry has been in a constant uphill battle to remain profitable. From online resellers to social media, it is now easier than ever to make purchases without leaving your own Facebook app. Online resellers that used to be limited to eBay and Craigslist Read More
The National Retail Federation’s 2017 Loss Prevention Survey reported, for the first time ever, 100 percent of companies participating in the survey reported being a victim of organized retail crime. Retailers reported major losses in products with high resell values. The emergence over the last ten years of e-commerce, social Read More
We have the responsibility to be there for our troops—whenever and wherever they go—to ensure they are provided with the goods and services they need to sustain their morale and fighting spirit. To that end, the AAFES loss prevention division includes headquarters and field operational staff of about 800 LP Read More
EDITORS NOTE:Dan Faketty is vice president of loss prevention at Harris Teeter, an upscale grocery chain with 143 stores operating in six southeastern states. Harris Teeter is based in Matthews, NC, a suburb of Charlotte.
Faketty came to Harris Teeter in 1999 from Kmart, where he was director of loss control Read More