Despite a large drop in serious workplace injuries across most industries in Australasia since 2007, retailers are yet to see the same level of decline. With retail crime increasing consistently over the past 2 years, and subsequent aggression and threatening behaviours reaching unprecedented levels, we take a look at the impacts and lessons for retailers.
How much of our shrinkage number is due to theft? If you’ve been asked this question once, you’ve been asked it a thousand times. How do you answer this question? Educated guess? Based on indicative feedback? Through deep data analysis? Read here to find out how to move unknown to known shrink.
The Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) has done a great job of highlighting research focused on the different Zones of Influence that offenders travel through when undertaking criminal activity. In this article we examine how a connected community can empower prevention across all Zones of Influence.
Learn how General Stanley McChrystal turned the tide of the war on terror in Iraq and Afghanistan by empowering his teams with intelligence, and how AP/LP teams across the world can benefit from his approach.
The difference between the post-global financial crisis (GFC) economy and the post-Covid-19 economy will be significant, and for retailers and their Loss Prevention (LP) functions to survive and more importantly win in the new economy, a change in approach is needed.
These unprecedented times are already creating new challenges for retailers and communities when it comes to crime. Many customers from across the world have asked us about the impacts that COVID-19 is having and will likely have on retail crime now and in the post-pandemic future.
Anyone who works in loss prevention, knows that the majority of losses from theft aren’t a result of kids stealing candy bars, rather the result of organized retail crime (ORC) syndicates stealing specific goods to sell on the black market for profit.