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April's Moving Ups

99 Cents Only Stores named James Wilhelm Director, Asset Protection.
bebe stores promoted Michael Wolfson to Director of Loss Prevention.
BevMo! named John Goldyn Loss Prevention Director.

Burlington Stores named Michael Suppe Territory Loss Prevention Director for Territory 1, West.
Burlington Stores  promoted Aaron Duxbury, CFI to Territory Loss Prevention Director, Territory 5, Southeastern United States.
CONTROLTEK USA named Mike Campbell Director, National Accounts.
Dollar General promoted Brian Morrison to Divisional Asset Protection Director.
Finish Line promoted Gina Guardamondo to Vice President of Loss Prevention.
Hudson's Bay Company promoted Patrick McEvoy to Director, Asset Protection Systems & Technology.
InstaKey promoted Ryan Carter to Chief Executive Officer.
J Crew promoted Sheila Tyree to Senior Director - DC's and Call Center.
JC Penney named Andre Watson Vice President of Loss Prevention.
Lucky Brand promoted Zachary Smith to Director, Loss Prevention and Corporate Security.
Restoration Hardware named Justin Henkenberns, CFI National Loss Prevention Investigations Leader.
Ross Stores, Inc. promoted James Curtis to Sr. Director, Shortage Control.
Sprint promoted Michael Ness to Director, Corporate Security & Business Continuity.
SSP America promoted Garth Gasse, CFI to Senior Loss Prevention Manager, Corporate.
The Zellman Group named John Shanks Manager of Law Enforcement Relations for their ORC Recovery Team.
USS (Universal Surveillance Systems) named Daniel Novak Operations Manager.
Walmart promoted Jerry Stockley to Senior Director, Asset Protection - Mid Atlantic Division last October.
Walmart  promoted Gary Smith to Senior Director of Asset Protection.

 
 



Barnes & Noble eliminates VP Loss Prevention and Director of Investigations positions corporately
Other executive level positions are being eliminated as well as a consulting firm is making recommendations across the company.

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Insurance Brokers deny coverage for $850K theft because of no working security alarm & wrong HQ address
A New Jersey-based sports memorabilia company on Thursday slapped a trio of insurers with claims of negligence, breach of contract and bad faith after the group declined coverage of nearly $850,000 in stolen inventory from the company's warehouse late last year.

MeiGray Group LLC, which deals in signed sports merchandise, alleges that insurance broker HUB International Northeast Ltd., along with Berkley Asset Protection Underwriting Managers LLC and StarNet Insurance Co., were wrong to deny coverage on the grounds that the memorabilia company allegedly failed to update the address of its Branchburg, New Jersey, headquarters, which was robbed in late December, or to have a working security alarm in place at the time of the theft.

An investigation of the incident revealed that the thieves had scouted the place earlier that day, which means they would have noticed that an alarm system was in place, which explains the snatch-and-grab nature of the theft, though the system wasn't functioning at the time because of the recent move, the company wrote.  law360.com

Target testing in-store robot
Target Corp. is testing a robot to track inventory on store shelves, Fortune reported. The one-week trial is being conducted a Target store in San Francisco. It can roll around the store, scanning products to determine if they have been misplaced, mispriced, or are low in stock, according to the report.  chainstoreage.com

New Federal legislation cements OSHA worker safety program
The Voluntary Protection Program Act - which was sponsored by Enzi and Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) - would codify a successful program operated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to encourage employers to incorporate voluntary programs to improve the health and safety of their work sites. The program reduces OSHA inspection burdens on workplaces that have a proven commitment to safety and a record of compliance with standards. Participating worksites must implement safety and health management programs, and maintain below-average injury and illness. Since the VPPA was created in 1982, it has grown to incorporate more than 2,200 worksites. oshatoday.com
 
The Loss Prevention Benevolent Fund Raises $4,000 for Families of Fallen AP Professionals at RILA Conference
The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) and Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) successfully partnered to raise money for the Loss Prevention Benevolent Fund. The fundraiser culminated in a drawing for valuable prizes during RILA's Retail Asset Protection Conference. This year's event raised $4,000. The LPBF provides financial assistance to Loss Prevention professionals and their families in times of need. 100% of contributions go to the retail asset protection community. See the full list of solution providers, retailers and individuals who provided donations here.


IAFCI Annual Fraud Training Seminar
Please join us for the Annual IAFCI One-Day Training Seminar, hosted by the Southern California Chapter, scheduled Wednesday, May 4 2016 from 8:00am-4:30pm held at the Rio Hondo Event Center, located at 10627 Old River School Road, Downey, California. We have confirmed the following topics: Money Laundering, Interview & Interrogation Techniques, Synthetic Identity Theft/Credit Privacy Number, Business E-Mail Compromise, Cyber Security, and EMV Technology ("Chip & PIN"). CPE Credits will be approved 

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Wireless Vision repost Director, Loss Prevention position in Bloomfield Hills, MI
A T-Mobile Premium Retailer with over 200 store in 13 states. The Director of Loss Prevention thrives in a dynamic and high energy environment. The Director of Loss Prevention is successful execution of responsibilities and the team mission will result in the netting improved shareholder value. The Director of Loss Prevention will be hands on, take charge individual who can build a loss prevention strategy for a multi-state retail organization. ziprecruiter.com

Home Depot post Corporate Director Loss Prevention position in Atlanta, GA
Design and develop programs and processes to reduce shrink exposure and improve operational efficiencies. •Provides direction and supervision for the Corporate staff. •Designs and develops programs and processes to reduce shrink exposure and improve operational efficiencies. •Forecasts future business needs. •Analyzes and develops new technologies to improve performance. •Selects, develops, and motivates assigned staff. •Typically reports to Corporate VP of Loss Prevention. peopleclick.com

Target boycott signed by 900,000 now over transgender bathroom decision - Up 200,000 since Thursday

TJX expanding recently acquired online retailer Sierra Trading Post - opening outlets nationwide

Perfumania considering unspecified number of store closings

Luxottica Group to open 1,000 stores in 24 months

GNC exploring options - including sale
 

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Avery Dennison Initiative Aims to Give 10 Billion Products Digital IDs
The Biggest Push For IoT Products Ever

Avery Dennison Retail Branding and Information Solutions has teamed with Evrytng (an "Internet of Things" or "IoT" smart products platform provider) to offer fashion apparel, activewear and footwear brands such as the Janela Smart Products Platform.

The platform allows brands to embed "unique digital identities and data profiles" into its products. The venture aims to enable 10 billion products with the cloud-based identities, which have various application opportunities in the IoT space. The companies said they believed this to be the "largest number of IoT-connected products in a single deal ever." The companies said as the growth of smartphones continues, "consumers expect to interact with brands through digital means" and the launch of Janela platform "enables the apparel and footwear industry to take this to a whole new level."

Avery Dennison said that Evrytng's platform allows its customers to digitalize their products - at the "point of manufacturing."

"Once connected to the Web in this way, products can interact with smartphones to trigger applications and services that connect more intelligently with consumers," the companies said in a statement. "Brands will become more interactive, providing personalized, real-time mobile experiences and content for each individual consumer and each item of clothing. Products will also become smarter, using real-time data analytics to tackle problems like product authentication for better brand protection and increased efficiency in supply chains.

The ways in which brands can leverage the technology is varied and comprehensive. For example, companies can use it to mitigate counterfeits. Other applications includes loss prevention and personalization uses as well as helping consumers "upcycle" products for sustainability purposes. wwd.com

MasterCard, Visa Try to Speed Chip Transactions After Complaints
Following complaints from retailers, MasterCard Inc. and Visa Inc. have introduced software that they say will speed up slow check-out times for shoppers with new chip-based cards.

With the new software, the checkout experience for owners of the security-enhanced chip cards should come closer to those with the old magnetic stripes, the companies say. Consumers will be able to dip and remove their cards, instead of leaving them in payment terminals to complete purchases. bloomberg.com


Credit Union Sues Wendy's Over Data Breach
Pennsylvania-based First Choice Federal Credit Union is seeking class-action status for its lawsuit alleging the breach lasted for almost five months, which could cost financial firms millions of dollars. The union bases its allegation on information from the Visa credit card company. Wendy's has declined comment. The lawsuit seeks restitution, based on claims that financial institutions have canceled and reissued credit cards, closed accounts, refunded fraudulent charges and invested in fraud-monitoring programs.  wcbe.org

U.S. Toy maker's website pushed growing CryptXXX ransomware threat
Are your buyers doig business with them? csoonline.com

 


 

 

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E-retailers cut their fraud rate, but turn away more good customers
Low-tech online fraud detection remains popular

Online retailers are losing a lower percentage of their sales to fraud, but paying a price in turning away more legitimate customers and manually reviewing more orders.

A survey of 307 U.S. and Canadian companies found that fraud cost retailers an average of 0.8% of online sales in 2015, versus 0.9% in 2013.

 The fraud rate on domestic online orders was 0.7% in 2015, versus 0.8% in 2013. The big decrease was in fraud from international orders, which declined to 0.9% in 2015 from 1.6% in 2012, after holding steady at around 2% from 2009 to 2011, CyberSource said in the report entitled, "Annual Fraud Benchmark Report: A Balancing Act."

One way web merchants are reducing fraud is by rejecting more orders: That rejection rate increased to 2.8% of orders in 2015 from 2.3% in 2013. E-retailers fear many rejections are "false positives"-transactions that look fraudulent but aren't. "The majority (70%) of survey respondents who track false positives believe that up to 10% of the orders they reject on suspicion of fraud are actually genuine," the report says.

Another way e-retailers minimize fraud is to manually review suspicious orders, and the manual review rate ticked up to 29% of orders in 2015 from 27% in 2013. Larger retailers, which are more likely to have the resources to deploy sophisticated fraud-prevention tools, manually review the fewest orders: the manual review rate was only 8% for retailers reporting $100 million or more in annual online revenue, increasing to 18% for retailers with $25-100 million in web sales, 29% for those in the $5-25 million range and 41% for those with under $5 million in annual web revenue.

"According to our survey, businesses accepted 82% of orders following manual review-an indicator that more orders are being reviewed than is strictly necessary," the CyberSource report says.

In addition, fraud management budgets are essentially flat. The majority of respondents (61%) expect their budgets for fraud management operations to stay the same over the coming 12 months, and 7% even expect them to decline.

The rate of disputed online chargebacks has remained level at 53%. In one other good piece of chargeback-related news, the percentage of disputes retailers win has slightly risen to 43% from 41% in 2013. internetretailer.com chainstoreage.com

South Dakota Sues Retailers To Enforce Internet Sales Tax Law

 

 

UPDATE Montebello, CA: 2 Arrested in $500,000 Shoplifting Bust - Victoria's Secret and JC Penney merchandise targeted in Southern California
Two people were arrested by Montebello police following a three-week investigation into a shoplifting ring that allegedly stole more than $500,000 worth of items from Victoria's Secret and JCPenney stores across Southern California. Loss prevention agents identified Gabriel Contreras, 23, of Highland as a shoplifter. He was arrested at his residence on burglary and grand theft charges in connection to several thefts at Victoria's Secret locations in the Southland. Authorities served a search warrant at his residence and located a significant amount of clothes, handbags, makeup, perfume and lotions believed to be stolen from a Victoria's Secret and JCPenney store at a shopping mall in Montebello. abc7.com

Waldorf, MD: Prince William County Crime Solvers offer Cash Reward for Victoria's Secret Shoplifting Gang
The Charles County Sheriff's department needs the public's help in identifying two women who stole several clothing items from the St. Charles Town Center Victoria's Secret store. Police say around 8 p.m. on April 27 the unidentified suspects entered Victoria's Secret and began removing clothing from the display shelves and placing the merchandise into trash bags. The sheriff's department spokesperson confirmed that the suspects may be linked to similar "grab and run" thefts throughout the region. abc2news.com


Chula Vista, CA: Victoria's Secret at Otay Ranch Town Center hit again by ORC theft, $3,500 in merchandise
They did it again -- thieves hit the same Victoria's Secret store that has already been burglarized several times in the Otay Ranch Town Center. Victoria's Secret is like a candy store for women and lately, even thieves can't seem to resist going in and helping themselves to all those sexy Victoria's Secret undergarments. In November. Chula Vista Police gave 10News exclusive video of two guys wiping out a couple of underwear displays -- 250 of them were stolen in one fell swoop. The thieves got away. The same store in the Otay Ranch Town Center has been hit like this several times. The latest one happened on Monday. Police said a man stole 70 bras and took off with $3,500 worth of merchandise. 10news.com


Snohomish County suspects in theft of thousands of Victoria's Secret bras, panties arrested in St. Louis
Edward Casas Fandino and Angie Rodriguez were arrested on 4-26-2016 in St. Louis, Missouri. Detectives say they are part of an Organized Retail Theft group committing crimes throughout the country. They have pending cases in New York, Pennsylvania, Oregon, California, Utah and Washington. The North Snohomish County Property Crimes Unit says they have probable cause to arrest them for stealing thousands of dollars worth of sunglasses from a store in Tulalip with another, unidentified couple pictured in light gray clothing below. They are suspected of organized retail theft after officers say they were caught on video stealing "Dream Angels" bras and panties from Victoria's Secret stores in Utah and Oregon. Loss prevention officers in Ogden say they stole 1,100 panties worth $15,950. q13fox.com

Neillsville, WI: Russell's store employee stole $170,000
An employee from a Neillsville store has been charged with stealing $170,067 from the business over several years. Audit reports indicate she stole $165,469 over several years by failing to make deposits, including $50,150 in 2014. LaValley also falsified returns and took money from those "returns." One 100-foot extension cord was returned 53 times. leadertelegram.com


Enfield, CT: Two Arrested in ORC/ Credit Card Fraud; 80 fake Credit cards and $10,000 in merchandise seized
Ralph Pimentel, 40, of Miramar, Florida, and Shawna Brod, 38, of Garland, Texas, were arrested on a variety of charges, including third-degree larceny, using a revoked credit card, credit card theft by transfer, and interfering with police. Police were called to the P.C. Richards store around 6:15 p.m. on Friday regarding suspected fraudulent credit card use. When police arrived they found Pimentel and Brod using a fake I.D. and a credit card that was not theirs. When the vehicle Pimentel and Brod were using was searched, police found 20 additional fraudulent credit cards, $1,800 worth of goods, including gift cards, from Home Depot, and approximately $7,000 worth of goods from a Cellular Sales store in the Enfield Square mall. Sferrazza said that police then used receipts to trace Pimentel and Brod back to a hotel room at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Windsor Locks, where they found 62 fraudulent credit cards. journalinquirer.com


Fry's Electronics targeted by 1 serial shoplifter, hitting 5 times
Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a serial shoplifter who has stolen more than $2,000 worth of merchandise from a Fry's Electronics since December. On four occasions, the suspect has stolen merchandise from the front of the Fry's at 600 E. Hamilton Ave. and fled to a waiting vehicle in the parking lot, according to Campbell police. A fifth attempt failed when he was confronted by a loss prevention officer. mercurynews.com



Juneau, Alaska: Police seek man who stole armful of merchandise from Nugget Alaskan Outfitter

Hazel Township, PA: Man arrested stealing 17 boxes of Ammunition from Dunham's Sporting Goods

Willoughby, OH: Two plead guilty to stealing $1,100 in merchandise from Lowe's

Robert Eugene Hudson III, 40, of Lapeer, Michigan, pleaded guilty as a habitual offender to organized retail crime


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Ann Arbor, MI FBI Manhunt

The FBI is hunting down a man who poured suspicious liquid
on Whole Foods' buffets

The FBI is searching for a man suspected of trying to contaminate food at a Whole Foods store in Ann Arbor, Michigan. A Whole Foods employee witnessed the man pouring a liquid on items at the prepared food bars, according to statements from the FBI and Whole Foods.

"Out of an abundance of caution, all salad and hot food bars were immediately closed down at the store, all food was thrown out and the store team thoroughly cleaned and sanitized all food stations, equipment and serving utensils before restocking with fresh items," Whole Foods said in a statement. "All surrounding Michigan store locations have been notified of the incident."

Authorities believe the suspect was attempting to contaminate the food, according to a statement from the FBI's Detroit division.
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Shootings

Aurora, CO: Armed man shot by Police inside McDonald's
It happened in the restroom at a McDonald's on East Colfax Avenue. An employee who didn't want to be identified said a man had been loitering in and outside the restaurant. Police said when he was told to leave by employees or they would call police, the suspect showed a gun in his waistband and asked, "Who's going to call police?" When police arrived, they found the 23-year-old suspect inside the bathroom. Police said a single gunshot rang out minutes later. The suspect was shot in the wrist.
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Greenwood, IN: Man accidentally shoots self at Greenwood Park Mall
A 24-year-old man was hospitalized Friday afternoon after accidentally shooting himself in the Greenwood Park Mall. The Franklin man was using the restroom at the mall and was putting his .45-caliber handgun back into his holster when the gun accidentally fired. The bullet went into his right buttock and exited from his right leg. The holster rests inside of the man's waistband along the right hip. The bullet also broke a piece of the tile floor in the bathroom.
dailyjournal.net

Dallas, TX: Metro PCS employee opens fire on Armed Robber, suspect killed
The suspect, 25-year-old Matthey Wayne Richardson entered a Metro PCS store in South Dallas around 6:45 p.m. on Thursday night and ordered everyone in the store to get down on the floor. During the commotion, Richardson was apparently not aware of another store employee who was located in the back of the store. That employee heard the commotion and retrieved a gun. The employee came up to the front part of the store and observed Richardson conducting the robbery. The employee opened fire. The suspect was struck at least one time. Richardson was transported to a local hospital where he died on Friday afternoon from his gunshot wound.
breitbart.com


Robberies & Thefts


The ATF says 150% spike in Gun Store Burglaries in the past year
The ATF says they've seen a 150 % spike in these kinds of gun burglaries in the past year, and often times these stolen guns are used to commit other crimes. With so many guns on the streets, ATF, which tracks gun theft says there's really no telling where they'll end up after they are stolen from a gun shop like this, including in the hands of kids or criminals.
wtsp.com

Toronto: LCBO (Liquor) store thefts rising at an alarming rate,
Thieves know the loophole

Often the bottles are in the $40 to $80 range - Bacardi, Smirnoff, Grey Goose and other popular brands - and they're swiped daily by the dozens. Shoplifters confidently make their way to the exit, not even approaching the check-out. Within seconds, they've made their getaway. And they know LCBO employees can't do anything to stop them. According to the LCBO's theft policy, workers shall not attempt to detain or arrest thieves. They're suppose to alert police or security personnel. "It's very clear they know there's a loophole," said a Toronto-area LCBO employee, who agreed to be interviewed on the condition of anonymity. toronto24hours.ca

Gallatin Township, TN Dollar General Manager hit by car of fleeing Shoplifter Gallatin police have arrested a woman accused of shoplifting and aggravated assault. Roneisha Neely was allegedly seen stealing merchandise from the Dollar General on Hartsville Pike. Police said Neely was confronted by management outside the business. Neely allegedly drove off, striking the store manager with a Ford Expedition. The store manager has minor injuries. wbrc.com

Cape Town, SA: Six Robbers in Security uniforms pull off daring heist
at Pick n Pay

Six armed robbers pulled off a daring cash-in-transit robbery at the Pick n Pay in the Promenade Mall in Mitchells Plain on Monday, making off with a bag of money. Metro police arrested suspects in Beacon Valley shortly after the heist. However, the police could not confirm whether the arrests were connected to the cash heist. Hundreds of shoppers fled the store when it became apparent a robbery was taking place.
iol.co.za

UK: Gateshead, England: Top Metrocentre security guard tells how he is successfully beating the thieves He's the eyes and ears of Tyneside's biggest shopping centre's flagship department store. And now security guard Barry Jago has proved he's top of the shops by picking up an award in recognition of his work to cut crime. The Washington dad, who works at the Metrocentre's House of Fraser store, has been awarded the prestigious Long Term Contribution Award at the North East Retail Crime Awards 2016. The 47-year-old, who has worked at the shop sine 2002, was singled out because of his work in tackling theft and sharing information and intelligence to help others do the same. chroniclelive.co.uk

Chattanooga, TN: Tennessee firefighter arrested on C-Store robbery charge

Tennessee: Man Sentenced To 14.5 Years In Federal Prison For Attempted Armed Jewelry Store Robbery

Jared in the Wegmans Plaza, Cheektowaga, NY reported a Grag & Run on 4/30, merchandise stolen valued at $1,499

UK: Australia: Adelaide Exchange, Jewelry store Smash and Grab, Security Guard injured, no merchandise was stolen


Arson

Arson: Chicago, IL: RoomPlace Employee accused of setting fire at Distribution Center
A 20-year-old RoomPlace employee is facing federal arson charges in connection with the April 21 fire that destroyed the retailer's distribution center, according to multiple reports from Chicago-area media. Reports said Ruben Antonio Cruz is accused of setting the fire minutes after he argued with his supervisor at the distribution center about his recent attendance. He was charged following an investigation by the ATF and faces a minimum of five years in prison if convicted. "We are deeply disturbed at the news one of our employees has been charged in connection with the fire that destroyed our main distribution center April 21st," RoomPlace CEO Paul Adams said in a statement.
furnituretoday.com


Credit Card Fraud

Oneonta, NY: Woman accused of charging $70k to credit cards accounts
On April 28, State Police arrested an Oneonta woman who allegedly committed credit card fraud. 60-year-old Virginia Reichhold was arrested after troopers say she opened credit card accounts that were not in her name and charged over $70,000 to the accounts. State police say the alleged activity took place from November 2014 to October 2015. She was charged with second-degree grand larceny, a felony. localsyr.com




Airways Food Mart - Memphis, TN - Armed Robbery/ 1 killed
BFS - Morgantown, WV - Armed Robbery
Birch's Pharmacy - Tooele, UT - Armed Robbery
Casey's General - Dysart, IA - Burglary
Charloe Store - Paulding County, OH - Robbery
CheckSmart - Tempe, AZ - Robbery
Chevron - Houston, TX - Burglary
Circle K - Memphis, TN - Armed Robbery
Circle K - Phoenix, AZ - Robbery
CVS - Baton Rouge, LA - Robbery
CVS - Knoxville, TN - Robbery
CVS - Memphis, TN - Armed Robbery
Dollar General - Gallatin Township, TN - Robbery/ Assault
Exxon - Memphis, TN - Armed Robbery
Exxon Hop-In - Memphis, TN - Armed Robbery
Family Dollar - Fort Worth, TX - Armed Robbery
Fasttrac Foods - Asheville, NC - Armed Robbery
Grey Wolf Armory - Wesley Chapel, FL - Burglary / 25 guns stolen
J.B. Merrick Apothecar - Ardmore, PA - Armed Robbery
Kum & Go - Springfield, MO - Armed Robbery
Kum & Go - Omaha, NE - Armed Robbery
Little Caesars - Fayetteville, NC - Armed Robbery
Marathon - Elyria, OH - Armed Robbery
Quick Mart - Virginia Beach, VA - Armed Robbery
River Tobacco - Loves Park, IL - Armed Robbery
Shooters Edge - Frenchtown Twp, MI - Burglary/ 10 handguns
Sprint Mart - Columbus, GA - Shooting
Toppers - Wagoner, OK - Burglary
Valero - San Antonio, TX - Robbery
Walmart Pharmacy - Destin, FL - Robbery
Weis Market - Lancaster, PA - Armed Robbery
7-Eleven - Philadelphia, PA - Armed Robbery
7-Eleven - Anderson, CA - Armed Robbery


 

 

 


 
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10 Habits that Will Ensure Career Success  We spend, approxiamately over 2000 hours a year at work. Even if you love your job, that's a lot of hours spent working. If you aren't extremely happy with your present career, or if you're trying to break into a new or different field, here are some tips to help you find success. Find what you're thankful for

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Sometimes you have to lose in order to win long term. Picking your battles is an art that many never acquire, but those that do are usually two steps ahead of you. So while the loss may seem to set you back, regroup and focus two steps ahead because that's where the winner of the last battle is. And remember always lose with dignity and win with humility.

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