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Retail AP Snapshot: Michaels

Retail AP Snapshot: Michaels

The Michaels Companies, Inc. is the largest arts and crafts specialty retailer in North America (based on store count), providing materials, project ideas and education for creative activities. Established in 1962, the company now operates more than 1,200 stores in 49 states and Canada.   Read More


Bumps in the Road

Bumps in the Road

Evidenced by the most recent statistics, progress has been made against cargo thieves in the US. The value of stolen cargo is down. The number of retailers that report being victims has dropped. Busts have disrupted the activities of major theft rings. But in today’s retail world—where the ability to   Read More


The Year Ahead in LP

This is truly a transformative time in retail. With mounting expectations on product availability and escalating demands on service and convenience, the way people shop is changing—and with it the strategies necessary to attract and retain customers. Innovation has become a requisite to retail survival, with new technology offering both   Read More


Once Upon a Time

Once upon a time many years ago when I was very young, ASIS announced a new certification program called the CPP, which stood for certified protection professional. I received a call asking me if I would consider being “grandfathered” in as a CPP—no study and no exam. Interesting offer, I   Read More