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How Brand Standards Reduce Losses

An old saying (and honestly, I may have made it up) states that Good Loss Prevention is simply Good Operations. Therefore, if we have the correct brand standards and adhere...

Brand Certainty: Sticks and Stones and Social Media Storms

Social media is both a company’s greatest ally and worst foe. In an age where the smallest incident can become viral headline news, brand image has become as much an...

Employee Dishonesty: Avoiding Potential Liability

Companies are afforded a certain degree of latitude in resolving internal dishonesty issues. Certain factors, however, can turn doing the right thing into a bad situation. These factors include: Actual...

Employee Dishonesty: How do we resolve it?

Knowing that someone is stealing and knowing precisely who is stealing are two very different things. Resolving employee dishonesty is vital to the health of your business. But, equally critical to ensure that the...

Employee Theft: What are the red flags?

Loss Prevention experts agree that about one in 10 employees steal from their employer, and the average dishonest employee steals about seven times more than a shoplifter. So, how do you...

Employee Theft: How do we deter it?

According to industry studies, employee theft costs companies billions of dollars each year. It has been cited that as much as half of all losses are the result of employee...

3 Ways to Ensure Continued ROI on Your Audit Efforts

An audit with a clear purpose, asks the right questions, and applies the proper weighting, is an audit with meaning and value. These audit types provide helpful and actionable information...

3 Ways to Create an Audit with ROI

You want your audit to have importance to and impact on the company. It takes effort and resources to audit stores, but that work is meaningless if the end product...

3 Ways to Know Why Your Audits Have No ROI

In a previous article, I wrote about the 3 Ways to Know Your Audits Have Zero ROI. In this article, we're discussing the 3 Ways to Know Why Your Audits...

3 Ways to Know Your Audits Have Zero ROI

In business, we measure everything. In our stores, we call it auditing. In theory, these audits are intended to provide both a barometer for performance and a road map toward...

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