Implementing targeted theft-deterrent strategies depends on consistent record-keeping, organization, and pattern recognition. A data-driven incident management process is the only way to keep pace with an extremely adaptable foe. Read More
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The trade in counterfeit merchandise globally is getting worse, and US retailers are being hit the hardest, according to a 2017 report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and the European Union’s Intellectual Property Office, “Trade in Counterfeit and Pirated Goods: Mapping the Economic Impact.”
Imported pirated and counterfeit Read More
Sometimes you have to think and act like a criminal to disrupt and defeat the activities of the real bad guys. Conversely, it is only by thinking like “us”—the law-abiding majority of individuals—that cyber criminals manage to be so successful in the first instance.
They know, for example, that if they Read More
By Chris Trlica
Just as the word “e-commerce” has come to refer to a menagerie of different specialized markets, so e-commerce credit card fraud comes in many different guises. As the great pace of retail evolution dictates that retailers’ transaction processes are constantly changing, so the frauds change with them.
In a bid to Read More
Back-to-school season marks a fresh start for everyone, even the loss prevention professional. The influx of composition notebooks, day planners, and freshly sharpened pencils in store displays has everyone thinking about getting a little more organized. This is where your smartphone comes in.
A slew of mobile apps are making the Read More
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Five US Loss Prevention Experts Present Best Practices at Japanese International Retail Theft Prevention Conference
A first-of-its-kind international retail theft prevention conference was held March 9–10 at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan’s largest convention and exhibition center. The event featured subject-matter experts from the United States who offered their insights into loss prevention strategies and organized retail crime (ORC) research common in the United States to Read More
By John Wilson
Loss prevention is probably the most schizophrenic of all retail jobs. Its personalities are numerous and its masters are manifold. Loss prevention salary and job responsibilities vary. Even the titles are different. Some refer to themselves as loss prevention, others asset and profit protection, and still others as security managers. Read More