Retail mergers and acquisitions have the cumulative affect of raising the bar for top LP and security executives, suggests David Lammert, president of Pinnacle Placements, an executive search firm specializing in the security profession. Read More
Tag: retail trends
The 21st century posed a major conundrum for the retailers: how to fight online competition and improve brick-and-mortar store performance, and how to increase retail foot traffic without compromising store security and safety measures.
However, increasing the number of customers results in a heavier workload for loss prevention teams, which makes Read More
There is no universal secret to professional development success. Still, there tend to be commonalities among LP leaders who gain recognition within their organizations. And they’re not always what you’d expect. Read More
Nearly 90 industry leaders will speak as over 2,500 retailers, loss prevention executives, cybersecurity experts and law enforcement officers assemble in Dallas June 11-13 at the annual NRF PROTECT conference. This year’s program is presented jointly by the National Retail Federation and the Food Marketing Institute.
“Once again, we are putting Read More
As online-only retailers continue to see expanded success, traditional brick-and-mortar stores must turn to new strategies to keep up with customer demand. Today’s retail environment demands that the customer shopping journey be a seamless one as it transitions from a physical store to a smartphone app to an interactive catalog (or Read More
Vendors Dismayed at Amazon’s Changes to Return Policy
By Bill Turner, LPC
Most people believe that shopping online is easy and convenient. But most also agree that the one of the biggest issues in online shopping is the inability to touch and feel the product. As a result, items “not as expected” Read More
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Since the dawn of the digital age, economists, industry experts, ongoing retail trends, and consumer behaviors have all pointed to the changing portrait of the retail landscape. We’ve seen rolling hills transformed into a series of peaks and valleys as the image is weathered by the storms of change.
Much has Read More
From Corporate Security to Restaurant Loss Prevention and Safety
The career of Rob Holm of McDonald’s
Robert “Rob” Holm is senior director of safety and security for the US Operations of McDonald’s USA. He began his career in corporate security with Honeywell before holding a variety of security management positions with 3M, Read More
It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again: The Future of Retail Will Include Circuit City
E-commerce may be retail’s future, but brick and mortar is far from dead.
We all remember Circuit City, right? At one time, it was the giant in the consumer electronics retail space. With hundreds of stores, it was Read More