The crime of shoplifting is as old as shopping itself. The first documented cases of shoplifting took place in 16th-century London and involved groups of men called “lifters” (early organized retail crime?). Read More
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According to a survey by SDR/LPM, loss prevention executives are more likely than security counterparts in other industries to believe that a pilot study or field test is an effective way to show senior management that a project is a good idea. Read More
Any mishandling or theft of found property while under LP’s control is sure to give the department a black eye and reflect poorly on those in charge. What does it take to avoid that embarrassment? Read More
Various factors, including tight budgets, increases in serious crime, and shrinking availability of patrols have affected police procedures and shoplifting penalties. Read More
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. Read More
A 2014 survey of 120 major retailers polled by Chain Link Research found improved inventory accuracy, which translated into reduced out-of-stock and better on-floor availability of merchandise, was the number-one reason for implementing an RFID inventory control program.
According to Su Doyle, former IoT and RFID industry program lead for Checkpoint, Read More
Have you heard? We’ve just released the very first issue of our new, digital-only, companion magazine, LPM Online. This exclusive publication is meant to complement our award-winning print edition and will appear bimonthly in between print issues.
LPM Online offers a smooth reading experience that is both streamlined and highly dynamic, Read More
LPM Media Group is on site at Walmart’s Asset Protection National Meeting this week in Rogers, AR, where the theme of the event is problem solving: simplification, embracing change, embracing the uncomfortable, engineering out the complexities. Joe Schrauder, vice president of asset protection and safety emphasized that “preventing loss becomes Read More
Area Asset Protection Leader, Big Lots, (GA)
Manages Asset Protection and Safety program activities designed to increase overall store profitability, reduce shrink and provide support to establish and maintain a safe and secure environment within stores in an assigned market. Conducts store visits and audits to support and evaluate operational compliance, Read More