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RFID technology allows companies to know where in their process any particular asset is, so they can monitor the speed of production, the time of delivery, or any other factor that will help them to see how long their processes actually take—and control assets by knowing where they are at any point in time.
Long before a retailer opens shop in a far-flung destination, key personnel will need to make repeated travel to those locations. Keeping them safe during those excursions is a legitimate concern. This post offers some business travel safety tips for retail ops and LP pros on the go.
Loss prevention executives have a responsibility to stay plugged into the threat-communication network, such as through a local joint terrorism task force and via contact with industry counterparts and law enforcement.
Many retailers have policies for handling a security event, and employees who fail to follow such policies can—under the “employment at will” principle—be subject to punishment, including termination. That happened to a group of asset protection associates at a Utah Walmart, but they challenged their firings in a lawsuit.
Sometimes, new retail security solutions or strategies cut costs far beyond what LP was thinking would happen. In other cases, cost savings disappoint. A national study by SDR/LPM looked at this expectation gap.
A survey of 300 corporate security directors by Security Director’s Report (SDR) found that many international trips that employees take go without a security review. Without sufficient advanced notification of employees’ travel plans, threat assessment and logistical planning to support safe travel are impossible.
The recent benchmark report, Emerging Technology in Loss Prevention Retailing, reviewed the current use of nine technologies and the primary problems they are being...
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...
In the second in a series of industry-focused benchmarking surveys, the authors present a few key findings from a new study of how some...
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