Retail Loss Prevention Featured Articles

  • Keeping Branch IT Current
    Keeping Branch IT Current

    The branch is a tough, hostile IT environment. The distributed nature of branch IT presents the IT team with a real and unique set of security and compliance challenges that are radically different from the datacenter. This is a problem, as retail branches are often on the front line when it comes to modern cyber-attacks.

  • Traceability: The Solution To Product Recalls
    Traceability: The Solution To Product Recalls

    It seems product recalls are now the norm on a wide range of products from cellphones to ATVs, high heels, children’s clothing, and more.  In one week, the CPSC reported several recalls on its website: incorrect venting Nutrilife® hydrogen peroxide bottles cause fires or burns; By Gary Barraco, Director, Global Product Marketing, Amber Road

  • 4 Reasons You Need To Take Blockchain Seriously
    4 Reasons You Need To Take Blockchain Seriously

    Retailers are bombarded with so many new technologies it’s difficult to keep up. Each new tool or platform makes bold claims of transformative capabilities. By Sunny Lu, Co-founder & CEO, VeChain

  • How To Improve Call Center Data Security Without Forgoing Customer Service
    How To Improve Call Center Data Security Without Forgoing Customer Service

    Retail is one of the most frequently targeted sectors for data breaches. In fact, it is the industry with the largest single share of incidents investigated in Trustwave’s Annual Global Security Report for two years running. By Tim Critchley, CEO, Semafone

  • 3 Steps To Identifying The Right LP Tech
    3 Steps To Identifying The Right LP Tech

    The effective utilization of technology, both software and hardware, is essential to the success of every retail loss prevention leader. However, it is important to understand that technology, like anything, is only as good as how it is utilized. Technology is an enabler that impacts all areas of your responsibility.  It includes everything starting with all company data bases and hardware and ending with LP specific technology.  It enables you and your teams to work smarter, faster, and more efficiently. 

  • Introducing The Retail Solutions Network
    Introducing The Retail Solutions Network

    We’re proud to introduce The Retail Solutions Network, a collection of robust, data-rich resources designed to help retailers become an indispensable part of their customers’ lives by delivering the personal experiences that constantly exceed expectations. Comprised of print and digital media, The Retail Solutions Network aids every member of the retail enterprise from the corner office to the store floor.

  • How “Forgot Your Password?” Is Losing You Sales
    How “Forgot Your Password?” Is Losing You Sales

    If you’re a merchant who accepts credit cards, you know you’re obliged to comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). You’ve also undoubtedly read about the credit card breach settlements, identity theft precautions, and other hassles that Home Depot, Target, and other payment victims have endured.

  • Less Is More: Why Online Niche Retailers Are Winning
    Less Is More: Why Online Niche Retailers Are Winning

    Mary Meeker’s annual Internet Trends report garners a lot of publicity — and with good reason. Meeker takes an exhaustive look at where the Internet is going: from mobile commerce trends to the online shopping habits of people around the world.

  • Utilizing Feature Recognition As A Sales And Marketing Tool For Asset Protection Teams
    Utilizing Feature Recognition As A Sales And Marketing Tool For Asset Protection Teams

    Retail places emphasis on loss prevention techniques which help companies recover losses. With criminals continually developing more sophisticated ways of stealing company assets — internally and externally — business has had to respond. Technology has been used to make detection techniques better and recovery easier.

  • Explore The Cross-Departmental Benefits Of Asset Protection
    Explore The Cross-Departmental Benefits Of Asset Protection

    As Five Below’s first asset protection department head, Gregg Smith sought to reduce manual processes with a data-driven approach that would positively affect the entire organization.

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