Today’s shoppers expect the entire shopping experience to be fun. They want to be inspired, find what they want and the size they need, and get help when they need it. And they do not want to wait for anything. A typical retail challenge is the payment step, which can Read More
Tag: loss prevention systems
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Sponsored by Checkpoint High-Theft Solutions
Loss prevention practitioners need not assume the role of spectator in the development of theft prevention solutions. With the right vendor partner, you now can have a voice in the process—and together create products that push your protection effort forward.
“We’ve seen an evolution from the days Read More
By Rex Gillette
It is that time of year again, when shoppers and shoplifters converge on our retail outlets looking for that all-important deal or steal. It’s also a critical time to ensure that your loss prevention plans are in place, up to date, and ready to tackle the upcoming holidays.
While the peak Read More
By Frank Devlin
Once, a distribution center supervisor told me about their former logistics loss prevention manager. During management meetings, this fellow took great pride in informing the management team of his dedication and skills for discouraging potential warehouse theft perpetrators.
He would recall the days when he hid in a dumpster during the Read More
By Jack Trlica
Best known for his fifteen years as head of the Food Marketing Institute’s (FMI) loss prevention initiatives from 1987 to 2002, Charles Imbrie “Chuck” Miller, CPP, CSP, had a major impact on the supermarket segment and loss prevention industry as a whole. Miller influenced and mentored many loss prevention executives Read More
It’s probably not difficult for loss prevention practitioners to picture the value that surveillance video solutions can provide. After all, they’re often inundated with promotional descriptions suggesting that today’s video solutions are a panacea for sluggish store sales and high shrinkage. Read More
Discussions of changes in retail security technology typically revolve around enhanced functionality and the latest bells and whistles. But there is another way in which loss prevention technology is evolving—the manner by which retailers pay for it. Read More
In cities across America, graffiti taggers are costing municipalities and businesses thousands of dollars in cleanup costs and potential lost business. Reports also suggest that graffiti is not an isolated problem but is often related to vandalism, theft, or other public disorders, which all add to these concerns.
Prevention of these Read More
Sponsored by NRF PROTECT
Shelley Row has performed extensive research on executive leadership, including conducting 77 in-depth interviews with top executives. What she discovered was entirely unexpected.
“I was absolutely surprised by what I found,” Row said. “All but one of the top executives said he or she used their intuition in Read More