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Target Store Programs: Why they really work

Posted on 10/2/15 10:05 AM

They go by many names—Target stores, Focus Stores, High Shrink Programs—all with the same purpose: To reduce the losses in our highest offender locations. The content of these programs vary in size and depth, but most contain similar components. The similarities makes sense since the most burdensome programs and the most stream-lined both work to create at least some reduction.

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Topics: Target Store Programs, audit development

Why You Need Alerts, Not Alarms

Posted on 4/28/15 11:25 AM

I’ve been discussing the changing loss prevention landscape for a while. If I were to draw a picture that landscape would look much like an overgrown, barren field. This is not to present a negative, hopeless picture of the profession’s future, but rather to suggest that we cannot ignore the changing environment and simply “hope” that the days of old will return. Too many factors suggest that retail has struggled to transform for the past several years and that those who survive will be a different organism. 

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Topics: training and awareness, employee awareness, Audits, Investigations, Target Store Programs