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
Tag: retail management
The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) recently announced its first-ever (R)Tech Global Retail Challenge in partnership with the Bensadoun School of Retail Management at McGill University. The case competition will ask students around the world to develop creative ideas for reshaping retail in the circular economy. The Challenge has attracted Read More
Loss Prevention Research Council Announces Exclusive Content for Membership on Point-of-Sale Activation Solution
The Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) has released a series of reports detailing a recent study on the impact of the Point-of-SaleA ctivation (PoSA) solution from Digital Safety USA. PoSA reportedly scored very favorably in consecutive field study tests.
According to Dr. Read Hayes, LPRC director, “The LPRC is pleased Read More
Every retailer’s dream is to grow and flourish while maintaining their initial character and a “small-store” feel. But as retailers grow, maintaining that close customer connection, even in a specialty store, can be difficult. Topher Mallory, CEO of US retail brand Mexicali Blues, understands the importance of balancing shifting customer Read More
The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) has partnered with American Public University System (APUS), the accredited institution comprised of American Public University (APU) and American Military University (AMU). Read More
American Public University System Launches Competency-Based Education Program to Provide Flexible, Personalized Degree Path for Adult Learners
American Public University System (APUS) recently announced Momentum, a new, competency-based education (CBE) program designed to further enhance the flexibility and affordability of delivering innovative, career-relevant offerings for working adults.
“Momentum, unlike traditional academic programs, focuses on the achievement of knowledge and skills, providing a more flexible degree path to non-traditional Read More
With limited resources necessitating efficiency and cost effectiveness, but standards still requiring responsiveness to customer needs, managers are asking questions about the best ways to achieve their goals in the loss prevention arena. New approaches such as systems-wide efforts or working as collaborative partners in order to identify new problems Read More
The LPM team is on the road again!
Our mission is to bring you, our readers, the best in in-depth, timely coverage of topics that are highly relevant to loss prevention professionals, security professionals, and retail management. Part of executing that mission requires our team members to be out and about, Read More
Remote video surveillance enables the reallocation of loss prevention personnel from low-activity locations without the elimination of loss prevention coverage and oversight. This not only increases the effectiveness of LP associates, but also increases overall job satisfaction, which reduces turnover, lost time, and recruiting, hiring, and training costs.
Loss prevention personnel Read More
Editor’s Note: This article, which was among LP Magazine’s top stories in 2015, illuminates the widespread debate over the sale of assault-type weapons in stores. Regardless of personal perspectives, retail industry and loss prevention professionals have a critical responsibility to understand these issues and enforce safety and organizational policies. Read More