There have always been arguments for and against each type of security staffing strategy, explains Breck Ellison [shown], COO of Gallaher and Associates , a Tennessee security and safety company. Read More
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After a long career in loss prevention, including twenty-six years at Best Buy, Paul Stone, CFE, LPC, is now experiencing unparalleled results. Tempted out of semiretirement six months ago, Stone joined Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin as its vice president of security. “We have zero shrink,” he said, a smile Read More
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
The three major causes that contribute to inventory shrink in any retail operation are internal theft, external theft, and operational compliance. An effective loss prevention program must focus on all three of these areas. Read More
Am I sure that he is attempting to steal this merchandise? “Yes, I am sure.” Read More
For this benchmarking survey, the authors looked at how some of the biggest retailers in the US are experiencing shoplifting, violence associated with these incidents, and the shoplifting policies and procedures put in place to manage these issues. Read More
After hearing loss prevention leaders describe recent efforts to enhance the security of their stores after closing, it becomes immediately clear that the long, delicate dance between burglars and security continues.
There is change, certainly, such as in the drivers of nighttime risk, with organized gangs, the opioid crisis, ATMs, and Read More