Daily Archives: June 20, 2012

NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay traveled home last week to the Buckeye State – he is a native of Newark, Ohio. Shay joined the Ohio Council of Retail Merchants in Columbus to talk with 70 retail industry leaders, policymakers and small business owners about some of the most pressing issues facing the retail industry […]

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“Cargo at rest is cargo at risk,” said Maurizio Scrofani, Supply Chain Security Expert at this afternoon’s seminar on Best Practices for Preventing Cargo Theft, as the other panelists nodded in agreement. The FBI estimates cargo theft amounts anywhere between $15 to $30 billion dollars a year. And though that estimate is quite broad, it’s […]

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Be honest: Have you ever tried to achieve loss prevention goals without engaging your company’s information technology business unit? Or have you ever engaged with IT and come away with a less-than-great response or experience? As Orlaith Murphy, Senior Director, Loss Prevention for GAP mentioned, she’d have to raise her hand to each of those […]

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It’s the day we celebrate our history; the day we honor those who fought for America’s independence so very long ago. It’s also the day millions of Americans fire up the grill, pack the car with beach gear and head downtown to the nearest fireworks display. Independence Day is right around the corner and consumers […]

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If there was only one key takeaway from Wednesday morning’s session, The Human Capital Conundrum, it’s that a diversified workforce is key to strengthening a company at it’s core. The term diversity has evolved over time, just like the loss prevention field – and the professionals who make up the loss prevention and asset management […]

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“Without retail, there was going to be no recovery,” FEMA’s Lori Rivera stated in today’s LP ’12 crisis management session. When disasters happen, the response from retail can make or break a recovering community. Most in the retail loss prevention community know all too well the details of what happened in Joplin, Missouri last year. […]

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The NRF Loss Prevention Conference & EXPO kicked off this morning in New Orleans with Stephen Sadove, CEO of Saks, Inc., addressing a packed house of loss prevention professionals. Saks was founded back in 1924, and soon became the icon of style it still is today. But troubles leading to an SEC investigation in 2005 […]

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From establishing criminal flash mob guidelines to collecting the latest research in organized retail crime, the last year has been quite a busy one for NRF’s Loss Prevention community. Thousands of LP executives have flown in to the Big Easy for the 2012 Loss Prevention Conference, but before the event kicks into high gear, it’s […]

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When I mention the Sprint brand, your first thought might not include the company’s retail loss prevention solutions. But maybe it should be. As one of the solution providers exhibiting at LP ’12 this week, I had the opportunity to chat with Sprint executive Kelly Robinson about what the organization is offering in the retail […]

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There was no shortage of Mardi Gras flair at last night’s opening night reception for NRF’s Loss Prevention Conference held this week in New Orleans. LP leaders from across the country (and beyond) flew to the Big Easy to kick off this year’s conference at Blaine Kern’s Mardi Gras World. Attendees were given the chance […]

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