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4 Ways You Can Transform Retail Loss Prevention Training

4 Ways You Can Transform Retail Loss Prevention Training

Prior to 2012, Bloomingdale’s was doing what most retail organizations do when it comes to retail loss prevention training and safety education—relying on a number of standard approaches like posters, classroom training, huddles, and pre-shift morning rallies. But these approaches just weren’t working.

As I contemplated this situation, I realized we   Read More


The Mobile Point of Sale Marches on in Retail

The Mobile Point of Sale Marches on in Retail

In 2013, nearly 66 percent of US smartphone owners used their devices to help them shop, and 80 percent of smartphone owners said they want more mobile-optimized product information while they’re shopping in stores (see Figure 1). These are the sorts of statistics driving the retail-sector mobile revolution. Retailers are   Read More


Yeah! High-Energy LP at Abercrombie & Fitch

Yeah! High-Energy LP at Abercrombie & Fitch

EDITORS NOTE: Dennis Klein isvice president of loss preventionfor Abercrombie & Fitch where heis responsible for asset protectionand safety throughout the1,046-store specialty apparelchain. His career spans morethan twenty years working forsuch retailers as KB Toys, Lord& Taylor, Federated DepartmentStores, and Old Navy. Klein is afrequent presenter at industryconferences and was   Read More


Remodeling Loss Prevention at The Home Depot

Remodeling Loss Prevention at The Home Depot

EDITORS NOTE: Tom Fricke (pictured to theleft) joined The Home Depot in November, 2005, asvice president of asset protection with responsibilityfor loss prevention, safety, environmentalprograms, and crisis management/businesscontinuity. Fricke came to The Home Depot fromGiant Eagle Inc., where he was chief administrativeofficer. Previously, he worked at PepsiCo for overeleven years   Read More