Daily Archives: June 22, 2012

Boosting and fencing. To some this sounds like recreational activities or sport. In the loss prevention world, these terms are all too common in understanding the complex road stolen merchandise travels in the hands of criminals. CVS/Caremark’s Tony Sheppard was joined by the Senior Assistant District Attorney in Fulton County, Atlanta Sharla Jackson and Kebharu […]

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The saying goes that ‘two heads are better than one.’ And often times when faced with an over-flowing inbox, a jam-packed schedule and an lengthy task list, it sure seems like that would be true. For delegates at one of today’s sessions at LP ’12, it was a case of bringing not two, but about […]

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In New Orleans yesterday, where thousands of senior retail loss prevention executives and solution providers are gathered for NRF’s Loss Prevention Conference and Expo, University of Florida’s Dr. Richard Hollinger quantified exactly how retail theft is impacting the industry. Preliminary findings of the latest National Retail Security Survey suggest retailers in 2011 lost $34.5 billion to […]

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“This whole case started with one customer complaint,” noted Safeway’s Corporate Loss Prevention Manager John Knowlton. Knowlton knows all too well that combing and sifting through smartly collected data is key to breaking a major case. During a case study recap of this recent gift card case involving Safeway, American Airlines, online auction sites and […]

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