Newsletter | May 17, 2012

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Editor's Notebook

Are Your Employees Suffering From EAS Desensitization?
By Matt Pillar, editor in chief
What good is an EAS alarm if front-of-store associates ignore it? Maximizing the value of your EAS infrastructure might require a little networking and integration with intelligent people counters.

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Exception Reporting Makes Fraud An Easy Mark
By Matt Pillar, editor in chief
For its first 33 years in business, asset protection simply wasn't a priority at Mark's. The Canadian apparel retailer had no software tools dedicated to theft or fraud investigation, only a couple of employees in the sales audit department who looked for credit and debit transaction anomalies.

Exception Reporting Makes Fraud An Easy Mark

Guest Expert Series

Maximize Top Line Sales Growth With Video Driven BI, Guest Series Part 2
By Carlos Perez, VP of marketing, Envysion
Welcome to the second article in this three-part guest series, presented by Envysion, which focuses on using video-driven business intelligence™ to improve decision making and drive top-line growth and profitability. Read on to learn the tactical steps leading retailers are taking to improve the marketing, merchandising, and customer service aspects of the in-store experience and how these efforts translate to increased basket size, higher sales, and more repeat customers. You can catch up with Part 1 here.

Featured LP Articles

Change Your Business: Redefining The Role Of LP
By Rich Mellott, president, DIGIOP
Loss prevention professionals play a vital role in the profitability and success of their retail organizations. They perform the traditional role of protecting company assets, improving shrink prevention, reducing fraud, preventing theft, and improving safety; yet, they have the opportunity to do more.

Change Your Business: Redefining The Role Of LP

A New Line Of Defense Against ORC
By Matt Pillar, editor in chief
Anti-ORC (organized retail crime) initiatives achieve new levels of sophistication when technology is leveraged to connect the dots. In an effort to curb ORC losses and literally make the world safer, retailers are using business intelligence drawn from store systems/devices to build cases, recoup losses, and enable the prosecution of offenders.

A New Line Of Defense Against ORC

How To Avoid Losing Profits From Counterfeit Bills
By Dr. Tomasz Jagielinski, Cummins Allison San Diego Research Group
Counterfeiting of legal currency has been a challenge ever since money has been used in exchange for goods and services. Counterfeit currency poses a threat not only to banks, but also to retail stores, restaurants, and other cash-handling businesses.

How To Avoid Losing Profits From Counterfeit Bills

How To Manage Cross-Channel Transaction Risk
By Kamila Kibilda, vice president of risk operations, Certegy, an FIS company
Fraud is opportunistic and ever-changing. It continues to cost retailers billions of dollars annually, especially during these tough economic times. Fraud has no boundaries and targets retailers across all payment channels, focusing most aggressively on the least-monitored or otherwise most-exposed areas in the organization.

How To Manage Cross-Channel Transaction Risk

LP In The News

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The Retail Equation Adds Three Industry Veterans To Board Of Directors
OnSSI's New Ocularis 3.0 Simplifies Large-Scale System Management
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Bohme Boutique Selects Envysion As Exclusive Video Provider
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Featured LP Content

Achieving PCI Compliance With Dell SecureWorks' Security Services
In October 2010, the Payment Card Industry (PCI) issued the new Data Security Standard (DSS) version 2.0. The PCI DSS v2.0 outlines security requirements to protect payment account data.

Top 3 Strategies For Securing Retail Special Events
Managing special events is relevant to every segment of retail, and is an activity that can be forever improved. From Black Friday, to special promotions, celebrity appearances, and new product releases, special events are a common occurrence in retail.

Panda Express Ensures Count Accuracy With Cash Management Tools
Panda Express, a privately owned company with more than 1100 restaurants across two continents, serves up thousands of meals every day, resulting in vast numbers of cash transactions.
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Upcoming Event

NRF Loss Prevention Conference & Expo
June 20 to 22, 2012
New Orleans, LA
The NRF Loss Prevention Conference & EXPO is the nation’s leading retail-specific event for professionals specializing in loss prevention, asset protection, and risk management. With so much new information out there, NRF is showcasing the latest strategies and technology that protect you and your customers.