The 5 Secrets to Protecting Cash Deposits

According to the annual National Retail Security Survey, “Theft, fraud and losses from other retail “shrink” totaled $61.7 billion in 2019, up from $50.6 billion the year before as industry security executives reported increases in the number of shoplifting, organized retail crime and employee theft incidents.”  These drains on the bottom line can take a […]

How Elections and Retailers Can Be Impacted When Civil Unrest Turns Violent

This article originally appeared in Loss Prevention Magazine. It’s not news that 2020 has been a chaotic year. From the global COVID-19 pandemic beginning in March to the protests across the country in response to the death of George Floyd, a Black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis at the end of May, […]

The Importance of Women Mentoring Women in Asset Protection

By Stefanie Hoover, CFI The APEX Women Virtual Conference has an impressive list of panelists and topics, and I am excited about this meeting. It got me to thinking back wistfully on my career and wishing I had had some mentors like those in this assembly. Mentorship sounds so great in theory, but in real-life […]

CrimeScience – The Weekly Review: Episode 24 with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’Onofrio, Tom Meehan, and Guest Joseph Skorupa

This podcast originally appears in the LPRC website. Joe Skorupa, Editorial Director for RIS News, joins us this week to provide insight into what retailers are thinking and doing during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and how the upcoming holiday season could play out in this unprecedented time, including his suggestions on how to succeed. Our […]

CrimeScience – The Weekly Review: Episode 23 with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’Onofrio, and Tom Meehan

This podcast originally appears in the LPRC website. COVID-19 accounts for most 2020 cyberattacks. Amazon Fresh, Amazon’s grocery delivery service, opens in California. Apparel sees an increase in sales. This, & more, including information on positive COVID-19 test rates, therapies & vaccine trials, new data from Retail Dive, brand intimacy, school shopping, curbside retail, online […]

CrimeScience – The Weekly Review: Episode 21 with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’Onofrio, Tom Meehan, and Guest Peter Trepp

This podcast originally appears in the LPRC website. In this special LPRC Crimescience: The Weekly Review episode, Peter Trepp, CEO & President of FaceFirst, joins us to give his take on the future of privacy, delving into expectations of privacy, legislation, security, technologies, and more. In addition, co-hosts Dr. Read Hayes, Tom Meehan, and Tony […]

CrimeScience – The Weekly Review: Episode 20 with Dr. Read Hayes, Tony D’Onofrio, and Tom Meehan

This podcast originally appears in the LPRC website. 253 deaths took place in retail locations – an increase of 45% from this second quarter. Why is the total revolving credit card debt down 10%? Dr. Read Hayes, Tom Meehan, and Tony D’Onofrio discuss this and more, including COVID-19 vaccine testing, LPRC initiatives, virtual SOC,  increased […]