With more than 60 years of combined EAS, logistics and finance experience, PPS is a formidable ally to have. Read More
Tag: rfid technologies
By Adrian Beck
Since the term radio frequency identification (RFID) came into common usage within the retail environment, around the end of the 1990s, it has in many respects been an idea driven more by hope and hype than practical realization. For retailers, it promised a world where supply chains would become fully Read More
USS recently announced that well-known loss prevention industry leader Jeff Powers will be an advisor to USS’ executive leadership team as they strive to bring innovative solutions and technology offerings to the forefront.
Powers, who has more than 33 years of experience in the retail security business sector, fifteen of which Read More
By Adrian Beck
For the majority of retailers, loss is an inevitable part of doing business. What form this loss takes and, critically, how much it costs the business varies enormously depending upon the type of retailer and the quality of their operations. In addition, the customer experience is often heavily dependent upon Read More
EDITOR’S NOTE: Richard C. Hollinger, Ph.D. is a professor in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at the University of Florida in Gainesville. He is also the director of the Security Research Project, an academic research institute that focuses exclusively on retail loss prevention and security issues, including conducting the annual National Retail Security Survey.
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Three years have passed since September 11th, and despite all the new security precautions that have been proposed, we are still dangerously unprepared to prevent or respond to another catastrophic attack on American soil. Faced with this threat, the United States should be operating on a wartime footing here at Read More
Many of us in the loss prevention world can attribute our roots to the fundamental, foundational role of store detective. As a detective, the term continuous observation was drilled into our heads as a cornerstone of basic and essential loss prevention strategies. It is critical that we maintain these continuous Read More