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From the sheer amount of laughter coming from yesterday’s last LP ‘11 general session, you would have thought the speaker was sharing “world’s stupidest criminal” jokes. The actual topic? Risk management. Gordon Graham, a former motorcycle cop, current attorney, and crisis management expert, closed Monday’s educational content with a lively (and inspirational) talk on risk […]

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Joe LaRocca is a hard guy to track down. By the time we were able to snag him for more than 30 seconds, the education and scheduled networking events at NRF’s Loss Prevention conference had ended. But that actually worked out in our favor, as Joe was able to provide a rundown of the highlights […]

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I would have written about this earlier, but I was waiting for my blood pressure to go down. After sitting in a 90-minute session about active shooters this morning with Albuquerque Police Chief Ray Schultz and Starbucks’ Steve Bova, I’ve got a new appreciation for both the planning and the real-time reactions involved in dealing […]

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To kick off NRF’s Loss Prevention conference in Dallas, NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay delivered opening remarks to the thousands of loss prevention executives in the room. During his three minutes on stage, Shay discussed how loss prevention executives are changing to adapt to new technologies, what he learned from his meeting with members […]

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This year, perhaps more than any other in recent memory, has been marked by several catastrophic natural disasters reaching nearly every part of the nation. Wildfires, tornadoes, flooding – daily headlines across the U.S. and global newswires are forcing leaders to ask themselves, “Are we doing everything we can to protect our enterprise?” According to […]

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The biggest takeaway from my first full day at NRF’s Loss Prevention Conference has to be that retailers and law enforcement are ready and willing to work together. They’re all just trying to figure out the best way to make that happen. In a session this morning on organized retail crime, Dennis Dansak of Kroger […]

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Before GameStop CEO Paul Raines took the stage at NRF’s Loss Prevention Conference today, his son told him not to be nervous  – the subject matter wasn’t particularly tricky: “It’s just video games, Dad,” he told him. But take one look at the company, and it’s easy to see that GameStop’s success is due to […]

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Let’s get one thing straight: organized retail crime is not shoplifting. It’s a gateway crime that leads law enforcement to other criminal activity, like narcotics, counterfeiting, and weapons seizures. And that’s key when it comes to getting law enforcement involved in investigating, busting and prosecuting ORC cases. In this morning’s LP ’11 session on organized […]

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During the Monday morning session, “How to Effectively Recruit, Retain, and Mentor the 21st Century Woman from the Entry Level to the Executive Level,” Jill Roadman, Rebecca Trevino, and Donna Ferarro, all loss prevention executives for Sears Holdings Corporation, gave insight into how companies can take advantage of the burgeoning women’s workforce. In 1910, only 10 […]

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It’s true. Everything, including the networking at this week’s Loss Prevention Conference, is bigger (and better) in Texas. LP industry leaders from across the country flew south today to catch the opening reception for NRF’s biggest and best Loss Prevention Conference to date. Held at the Gaylord Texan’s Texas Station Sports Bar, attendees were spotted […]

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