When it comes employee investigations, sometimes the “smell test” will not let you rest. You know, those situations when you listen to a story or a business practice, and something just plain stinks. Read More
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By Jack Trlica
Research in the loss prevention industry is alive and well on both sides of the Atlantic. Several organizations are growing our body of knowledge related to asset protection and controlling shrink through numerous ongoing surveys and research projects.
National Retail Security Survey
Earlier this summer the National Retail Federation (NRF) published the Read More
Not every solution needs to feed into the crime prevention arms race. An important foundation, say researchers and industry experts, is for retailers to assess whether their basic control policies and procedures might be inadvertently contributing to employee dishonesty. Read More
EDITOR’S NOTE: Chad McIntosh is the vice president of loss prevention and risk management for Bloomingdale’s. He has more than forty years of loss prevention experience with companies that include Macy’s, Polo Ralph Lauren, and The Home Depot. Throughout his career, McIntosh has been highly active in the loss prevention Read More
While it would be impossible to give an exact formula for success in every company and project, it is reasonable to explore a framework that can be used to increase our chance at getting our proposal approved and implemented. Read More
Thefts, fraud and losses from other retail “shrink” decreased to $46.8 billion in 2017 from $48.9 billion the year before as shoplifting and organized retail crime continued to be the leading causes. Read More
Thefts from retailers and other inventory shrink grew to $48.9 billion in 2016 from $45.2 billion the year before, even as budget constraints left retail security budgets flat or declining, according to the annual National Retail Security Survey released by the National Retail Federation and the University of Florida. Shrink Read More
“The pen is mightier than the sword” is a tried-and-true axiom that virtually everyone has heard applied to the world of media or, in some context or another, to the skill of writing. But how does it apply to the world of the retail store audit checklist?
Let’s take a look Read More