The days are long gone when alarm systems and guard dogs were enough to deter retail theft. Facing security problems on many fronts, including external and internal theft, operational and paperwork errors, vendor error, and Organized Retail Crime (ORC), you must be well-versed on the cause and effect of each problem as you may be called on for answers to mitigate these issues and protect the profitability of your company.
This book provides an understanding of the fast-paced world of retail loss prevention, the day-to-day challenges retailers face, and solutions for the threats facing this multifaceted business. It also explains how to successfully assemble a Loss Prevention department and program.
Highlights of the book include:
Developing an Effective Operational and Loss Prevention Audit
How to Build a Loss Prevention Department
Investigative Practices of a Loss Prevention Department
Hardcover, 274 pages
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: An Introduction to Retail Loss Prevention
Chapter 2: The Root of the Problem in Retail Business Cultures: Promises, Promises
Chapter 3: Exploring the Psychology Supporting the Theft Triangle: How and Why Does Criminal Behavior Begin?
Chapter 4: How It All Ties Together
Chapter 5: External Theft
Chapter 6: Organized Retail Crime
Chapter 7: Organized Retail Crime: An Industry Approach
Chapter 8: Operational Causes of Loss and Awareness
Chapter 9: Developing an Effective Operational and Loss Prevention Audit Program
Chapter 10: From the Ground Up: How to Build a Loss Prevention Department
Chapter 11: Investigative Practices of a Loss Prevention Department
Chapter 12: Selecting the Best for Your Loss Prevention Department