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New Perspectives
on the National Retail
Security Survey
Keys to Collaboration:
Building Effective Public-Private Sector Partnerships
Developing Tomorrow's
LP Leaders, Today
Workplace Violence:
How to Defuse and Protect
Building Partnerships for a Safe Customer & Associate Experience
Managing the Change Process from Loss Prevention to Asset Protection
Leadership Lessons for Successful Teams
Using Video Intelligence to Realize Positive Financial Impact in Retail
The Unwritten Rules of Corporate America
The NRF's Senior Leadership Supporting the LP Industry
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NuTech National
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Associated Grocers of New England, Inc. Loss Prevention Team, winners of the 2014 "Security Top 500" Security Leaders Award
 

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Left to Right: Jim Gaudet, Sr. Loss Prevention Investigator; Alan Cote, Loss Prevention Manager; Bill Robarge, Loss Prevention Specialist


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Judge bars Macy's from detaining and fining suspected shoplifters
A Manhattan judge has barred Macy's from detaining shoppers suspected of stealing and forcing them to pay a penalty before letting them go. The ruling came in Brooklyn resident Cinthia Orellana's class-action suit against the retailer because its staffers locked her in a holding cell inside Macy's Herald Square store for allegedly shoplifting discount shirts in July 2015. Orellana, an Honduran immigrant with limited English, was told to sign papers and paid a $100 fee, and yet cops still came to arrest her, her suit says. The charges were later dropped.

State law allows retailers to temporarily detain and fine suspected shoplifters, but Supreme Court Justice Manuel Mendez said in his decision released Wednesday that Macy's abused the statute. The law was never intended to "confer a license to embarrass, humiliate and harm innocent ... consumers," Mendez said.

The law was enacted in part to prevent teenage shoplifters from being saddled with criminal records. A lawyer for Macy's did not respond to a request for comment. nypost.com

Could "pigeon-holing" types of loss be contributing
to rising shrinkage for some retailers?
Mass merchants and department stores have seen a massive 58% increase in shrinkage rates since last year, which is no surprise as they continue to treat online and store loss prevention separately according to the 2016 UK Retail Fraud Survey.

Increasingly retailers are taking a joined up approach to store and online loss prevention taking a holistic approach to risk across all channels. Only a few years ago the Survey concluded that hardly any retailers took this stance. However, this year only 30.3% of retailers continue to operate in silos across channels, a major shift in how risk is managed. In this respect Mass Merchants and Large format speciality are lagging behind, with 60% and 40% respectively still treating channels separately.

Those taking an holistic approach to loss prevention across all channels have seen a decrease in shrinkage rates whilst those who have opted for the separate approach have seen a massive increase in the last year which has contributed to the £2.34 Billion loss to shrink. retailrisk.com

July Fourth travelers brace for tougher U.S. security after Turkey attack
Millions of U.S. travelers flying during the busy Fourth of July holiday weekend will face heightened security and increased delays due to the deadly attacks at Istanbul's main airport, officials and air security experts said on Wednesday.

Airport officials were hesitant to reveal specific safety measures taken following Tuesday's attacks by suspected Islamic State militants, which killed 41 people and wounded 239 at Europe's third-busiest airport, but increased vigilance appeared to have resulted in at least one airport disruption. A terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York was briefly evacuated on Wednesday morning while police investigated a report of a suspicious package.

The implementation of stricter security measures will likely increase travel time this weekend, air security experts said, even as the Transportation Security Administration continues to struggle amid personnel shortages.

The security measures are not limited to airports. New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton told reporters on Wednesday that there will be more officers, including a counterterrorism unit, present at the city's July 4th celebrations. reuters.com

Winn-Dixie pledges all July 4 profits to veterans and families
Customers of Winn-Dixie can help military families by shopping on the Fourth of July. Southeastern Grocers, the parent company and home of BI-LO, Harveys, and Winn-Dixie has pledged 100 percent of its profit generated on the Fourth of July to the Hope For The Warriors. The national nonprofit is dedicated to restoring a sense of self, family and hope for veterans, service members and military families. news4jax.com

Can New Technologies Thwart Counterfeiters?
For years, luxury brands have used serial numbers and holograms to identify genuine products. But newer technologies, such as RFID and NFC chips or QR codes, which can be embedded into products and contain electronically stored information that can be read by devices such as mobile phones, have helped digitise the authentication process. Consumers can now register a product using a brand's online authentication platform or mobile app. If the product is a fake, both the customer and the brand will be alerted. businessoffashion.com

The Latest Credit Card Innovation: Disposable Numbers
There's one major topic driving the conversations in payments: fraud. More specifically, credit card fraud. And that's why one company is after innovating the market by putting its own twist on how credit card numbers are thought of by making them disposable. This is part of the tech by a startup called Final, which this week started shipping its Visa-branded consumer credit card product with that feature. What's more than just disposable credit card numbers is that those card numbers only apply to a single transaction and a single merchant. pymnts.com

NLRB Judge Slams T-Mobile For Alleged Anti-Union Practices
The National Labor Relations Board ruled Tuesday that a T-Mobile call center in Wichita, Kansas, violated federal labor law by enforcing numerous rules, including policies restricting mass emails or social media use, in an effort to hinder employees' from organizing.

The violations included illegal prohibitions against sending mass emails, restrictive social media rules and telling employees that they could not discuss a union in working areas despite permitting discussions of other topics in those areas, according to the ruling. Other violations included telling employees the company was implementing a seating chart designed to isolate union supporters and trying to dissuade them from supporting a union by threatening them with loss of corporate awards, the ruling said. law360.com

Teamsters Vow More Organizing at Sysco, US Foods
Delegates to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters convention June 28 approved a pair of resolutions calling for continued organizing of port truck drivers and the warehousing industry, including at Sysco Corp. and US Foods, two of the nation's largest food wholesalers. bna.com

Nordstrom to integrate Trunk Club ops, cut jobs
Nordstrom Inc. plans to more closely align operations of its omnichannel Trunk Club business with the rest of the enterprise. The luxury retailer plans to close the dedicated Trunk Club fulfillment center located on Goose Island in Chicago, impacting about 250 full- and part-time employees. With the closure, Trunk Club will integrate its operations into the Nordstrom network of fulfillment and distribution centers located across the U.S. retailingtoday.com

Walmart donates $250,000 towards West Virginia Flood Relief Efforts

Belk CEO retires; CEO of Hot Topic to take over

Visa, MasterCard antitrust settlement with merchants is voided

NRF Publishes STORES' Top Retailers 2016 List


Quarterly Same Store Sales Results
Pier 1 Imports Q1 comp's down 2.5%, net sales down 4.2%
Basset Furniture Q2 comp's down 3.6%, net sales down 3.1%



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Chip-and-Pin Debate Heats Up
Why Visa Says Walmart Is Acting in 'Bad Faith'

A few weeks after Walmart sued Visa over whether to let customers authorize a debit card transaction with a signature, the payment company shot back at the retailer in a court filing, accusing it of "bad faith" and saying Walmart had surreptitiously set up its payment terminals in stores to only take PINs.

Visa said in a counterclaim filed Wednesday in New York State court in Manhattan that Walmart had violated the terms of their contract, which it said required the retailer to give customers the choice of using a signature to validate debit-card transactions. "We believe that Walmart is acting in bad faith and never intended to honor its obligation under the agreement," a Visa spokeswoman told Fortune in an e-mailed statement on Wednesday. The payments company said customers have complained they could no longer use debit cards at Walmart without a PIN.

In its lawsuit filed May 10, Walmart had said that Visa was trying to impose a "fraud-prone" practice on it. On Wednesday, a Walmart spokesman told Fortune in a statement in response to Visa's counterclaims: "PIN debit is the only truly secure form of cardholder verification in the marketplace today." fortune.com


A Storm Brews: Retailers Push Back Against Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards
As businesses and financial institutions grapple with data security in the wake of high profile breaches, tensions between retailers and the credit card industry over the creation and implementation of security standards appear to be growing. The disagreements between these two groups manifested themselves on June 2, when the National Retail Federation ("NRF") announced that it sent a nineteen-page white paper to the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") encouraging it to investigate the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council ("PCI") for potential antitrust violations. PCI, an organization formed by major credit card companies in 2006, promulgates Data Security Standards ("DSS") for merchants and service providers to follow for credit and debit card transactions. The NRF's white paper attacks both the PCI DSS as well as the PCI and its standards more generally, arguing that PCI is acting collusively and that the PCI DSS should not be adopted as a government standard. The white paper comes after the FTC announced in March that it had issued orders to nine major companies requiring them to detail their compliance with the PCI DSS. jdsupra.com

Hard Rock hotel-casino announces 2nd security breach in past year
For the second time in about a year, the Hard Rock hotel-casino's card payment system has been breached. The casino says customers' names, card numbers and verification codes were exposed. The breach affects cards used at the hotel between last October and this March.

Hard Rock released a statement on the breach, saying: "On May 13, 2016, [our] investigation identified signs of unauthorized access to the resort's payment card environment. Further investigation revealed the presence of card scraping malware that was designed to target payment card data as the data was routed through the resort's payment card system." ktnv.com

Noodles & Co restaurant chain reports potential data breach
The Colorado-based noodle and pasta chain announced Tuesday (June 28) that it was officially delivering notice to customers of a potential breach of diners' payment information. Though no location was specified, Noodles & Co said that consumers who made a payment at any store between January 31, 2016 and June 2, 2016 may be affected. pymnts.com
 

 


 

We will be covering various sections of the 2016 National Retail Security Survey, developed by Dr. Richard Hollinger of the University of Florida, in partnership with the National Retail Federation.

The D&D Daily's 2016 NRSS Review
Part 2: Inventory Shrinkage As A Percentage of Sales

Overall Inventory Shrink As A Percentage of Sales
 
Those reporting the highest levels of shrink - 2% or greater - increased from 17.1% in 2014 to 18.9% in 2015. At the opposite end of the spectrum, those reporting shrink of less than 1 percent also grew, from 34.2% to 40.5%. 
The grocery sector, long one of the most troublesome areas of shrink, saw its averages increase from 3.2% in 2014 to 3.6% in 2015. And the problem is only growing; five out of seven grocery respondents saw an increase in 2015. 
Specialty men's and women's apparel was slightly below the overall group in terms of a percentage of sales, with 1.2%. But six out of 17 respondents in this category reported an increase. The same number reported the results were flat compared to 2014. 
Discount, mass merchandise or super center retailers were slightly below the overall average, with 1.1%. Three out of five respondents in this category say 2015 brought an increase. 
Average of 1.38% holds steady, although nearly half report increases 

For the complete survey, click here. nrf.com

 

 


 

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Live interviews from the NRF Big Show January 2016

Critical Incident Management

Chad McIntosh, VP of LP & Risk Management, Bloomingdale's, and Blue Montez, VP of Risk Management, American Apparel

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LPNN Quick Take #29

As LP's digital conference comes to a close, MCs Joe LaRocca and Amber Bradley sign off from yet another historic, groundbreaking, information-packed D&D Daily broadcast! "Live in NYC 2016 at the NRF Big Show" brought us eight hours of education and fun from a who's who list of LP leaders, retailers and solution providers. You can re-watch all the episodes here!

 

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Keeping Up With (The) Fraudsters
Nowadays, companies aren't just worried about keeping up with the Joneses. Instead, they also have to worry about keeping pace with fraudsters and other bad actors looking to take advantage of them and their customers.

The June Digital Identity Tracker features an interview with Brandon Krieg, co-founder and president of StashInvest, an app that lets users invest in ETFs or stocks for as little as $5, about the importance of security to Stash and why companies need to be ever-vigilant in fighting fraud.

Here's a sneak peek:

"One of the things that I think is really important to this business from a security perspective is first knowing who our clients are, and trying to root out fraud before it happens to us," Krieg said. He added, "I don't think anyone will ever sit there and tell you that they're 100 percent secure, because you can never stop."

Krieg said that, while his company and most other digital companies are concerned with many different facets of security, knowing who each of the company's roughly 80,000 clients are - and making sure that they're not posing as someone else - is one of the most important aspects of fraud prevention.

The June edition of the Tracker features news from throughout the online authentication space, as well as an updated directory profiling 84 players.

To download the June edition of the Digital Identity Tracker, click here. pymnts.com

MasterCard and Microsoft join forces to simplify e-commerce payments
Simplify Commerce, a versatile, secure and simple cloud-based payments platform, helps businesses grow by maximising online and mobile sales. Through this collaboration, Microsoft Dynamics customers will have one system that connects their end-to-end planning and sales. bizcommunity.com

Online shopping activity moves ahead of in-store retail action
Americans are buying more items online and more than half, 51 percent, prefer ecommerce to brick-and-mortar shopping, according to a new BigCommerce report. Not only are consumers more active online but they're buying more online, with a 15 percent spike in the first quarter of 2016, compared to a year ago. retailcustomerexperience.com

 
 

Riverside, CA: Plea deal in Ralphs Distribution Center theft;
ordered to pay $56,000 in Restitution

A Colton man who joined two friends in stealing goods from a Ralphs distribution center in Riverside and selling them on the Internet pleaded guilty today to theft and was immediately sentenced to three years probation. Just as his trial was about to begin, Charles Jeffrey Cherry reached a plea agreement with the Riverside County District Attorney's Office, admitting a misdemeanor theft charge. In exchange, prosecutors dropped felony charges of grand theft and conspiracy. According to Riverside police, the Ralphs grocery chain initiated an internal investigation in June 2014 after documenting instances in which food and other goods had been removed from the company's Riverside distribution center. The men used an Internet portal to sell products, at one point racking up $80,000 in sales, investigators said. sbsun.com

Youngstown, OH: Men's Wearhouse Manager charged with $30,000 Grand Theft
A store official contacted police after an investigation reportedly found Samuel Strine, 30, of Youngstown, had taken about $30,000 from the store the past two years. The store's Loss Prevention Manager, Dion Spencer, conducted the investigation after discovering Strine reportedly making fraudulent transactions through large return amounts made to the store, some made after hours. vindy.com

Twin Falls, ID: Home Depot employee busted in $3,000 for theft of cash and merchandise
Richi T. Rojas, 21, was arranged in court Wednesday after have been served a warrant on Thursday. On Oct. 10, a Twin Falls Police officer was dispatch to Home Depot for a reported theft. The store's system had flagged suspicious transactions. The store's loss prevention personnel located surveillance footage and instances were transaction information had allegedly been falsified by Rojas. Loss Prevention personnel interviewed Rojas, he admitted to stealing more than $3,000 in cash and merchandise, by means of returning products for cash or store credit. kmvt.com

Mount Airy, MD: Maryland couple arrested for $1,000 Cooper Wire theft from Ace Hardware
A man and woman are being held on $50,000 bond after they were arrested in connection with a series of store thefts. Angela Marie King and Thomas Leo Hurley Jr., 35 were charged Wednesday with one count of conspiracy of theft scheme between $1,000 and $10,000. Between the two visits to the store, King stole nine rolls of copper wire with a total value of $863.44 and two rolls of bare copper with a total value of $389.98. carrollcountytimes.com


Lexington Park, MD: Two charged with theft over $1000 at Kohl's
 

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Shootings & Deaths

Farmington, NY: One killed, one injured in crash following a CVS shoplifting incident
Just 11 minutes after a CVS Pharmacy employee first noticed something suspicious - an apparent shoplifting in progress - the two subjects of that suspicion ended a high-speed, two-county car chase in a violent crash a little more than 11 miles away. One was dead, and the other was seriously injured. The rapid-fire events were triggered shortly before 11 a.m. Wednesday by an alleged larceny at Farmington's CVS Pharmacy on Route 332. The suspect vehicle's speed accelerated to a point that the deputy, following departmental protocols, backed off on the chase. mpnnow.com

Atlanta, GA: Police review surveillance video after mother shot near Lenox Square
A mother was in the hospital early Thursday after police say she was shot Wednesday evening while leaving Lenox Square with her boyfriend. Now, authorities are reviewing security video to find the two people responsible for the shooting. The woman, who was visiting Atlanta from South Carolina, was shot in the stomach as she, her 2-year-old child and boyfriend were leaving the mall Wednesday evening. Police said the one person played lookout while the gunman inside the car demanded money and jewelry just purchased at Forever Diamonds. ajc.com

Luzerne County, PA: Man found stabbed to death behind a Kmart store
The victim, Kurt Robert Swan, died as a result of multiple stab wounds. The body was discovered Sunday evening in Edwardsville Borough behind the Kmart shopping plaza by a passer-by. pennlive.com

Sapulpa, OK: Shooting victim found behind Warehouse Market Grocery


Robberies & Thefts



San Diego, CA: Two Verizon Wireless stores Robbed at gunpoint in two days
Officers were able to dust for prints and they believe the description of one of the suspects matches one of the gunman from Monday night's Verizon robbery. According to police, $30,000 worth of cellphones was stolen. Police have not released surveillance video, but believe the violence could escalate if the crew is not stopped. cbs8.com


Northampton County, PA: Pa. wine and spirits store theft was 'inside job'
It appeared to be a burglary, noticed when the state-employed staff of a Wine and Spirits shop reported for work on a Monday morning. Missing was $4,200 in cash. But upon further investigation by Lower Saucon Township Police, the months' old case appears to be an inside job, allegedly pulled off by the state store's manager. pennlive.com

Stanford, KY: Police arrests Richmond man for impersonating police officer, Walmart theft
A man dressed like a police officer caught the attention of Walmart employees last week and a closer look revealed that what he was wearing was actually just a costume - one that landed the man in jail. A Loss Prevention employee at the Stanford Walmart called to inform authorities that Hacker was inside the store on June 21, but it wasn't the first time he had been seen "acting suspiciously." Hacker, who identified himself as "drug task force" was seen before in the store on June 18 by a loss prevention employee. The Richmond man was said to be dressed as a police officer wearing a firearm, badge and handcuffs - all of which were later determined to be plastic toys. centralkynews.com

Bloomingburg, OH: Ohio Fireworks store burglarized; $40,000 worth of merchandise stolen
Suspects cut through a fence to gain access to the property and then cut through a semi-trailer used to store the fireworks. The firm is offering a reward for information leading to the suspects. Similar thefts have been reported in Pennsylvania and Florida and an attempt was made at the Chillicothe, OH Fireworks store. wcbe.org

Independence, MO: Angry customers pull pregnant Wendy's manager through drive-through window
Customers at a Wendy's in Independence, Missouri attacked a pregnant employee at the drive-thru window Sunday afternoon. Security video, released by police on Tuesday shows the inside of the fast food restaurant, where Victoria Repine, 19, appeared to be dragged partially out of the window during an altercation with a customer over straws, before a coworker kept her inside. Repine can then be seen climbing out of the window. lawnewz.com

Columbus, OH: Serial robber wanted in eight Columbus-area Armed Robberies
in 6 hours

Columbus police announced Wednesday that they're looking for one man accused of robbing eight Columbus-area businesses within six hours, from late Tuesday into Wednesday morning. cleveland.com

Panama City, FL: 3 arrested in one afternoon at Bay Goodwill location
In response to stores' reports of theft, Goodwill's regional office in Tallahassee recently began placing loss prevention agents in random stores at random times. When the agents spot shoplifting, they call in the Panama City Police Department. Charles Tullos, manager of the 23rd Street location, said despite Goodwill's reputation as a charitable corporation, the rules are still the same. newsherald.com


UK: London: Jewelry store raid sees attackers hit Good Samaritan with a hammer
Two young thieves on a moped rode up to a pop-up shop in Clerkenwell Green and the pillion passenger ran inside wielding a hammer. The raider, who was wearing a helmet, fled with a bag full of jewelry and into the path of passer-by Andrew Sharp, 47, who tried to stop him. Mr Sharp grabbed the bag but was hit on the shoulder with the hammer during the raid. standard.co.uk


Sydney, AU: Police hunt thieves who robbed Montblanc store; $80,000
Two men managed to get away with $80,000 worth of luxury watches and an undisclosed sum of cash in a "well-planned and well-executed" heist in the heart of Sydney's CBD. The men got away with eight Montblanc watches, worth more than $80,000, and cash. dailytelegraph.com

Shanghai Police bust phone-stealing gang, recovering 928 phones stolen at Metro, railway stations

Kay's Outlet in the Fashion Outlets, Primm, NV reported a Grab & Run on 6/29, merchandise valued at $10,400

Piercing Pagoda in the Vancouver Mall, Vancouver, WA reported a Burglary on 6/28, estimated 50 pieces of merchandise stolen


Cargo Theft


Atlanta, GA: Sweetwater Brewing Co. Semi- truck recovered; 78,529 bottles of beer to be destroyed
Every single bottle will have to be destroyed because SweetWater can't guarantee what happened to the cases of beer once it left the Atlanta dock, a brewery spokeswoman said. Last week, nearly 3,300 cases on two trailers were stolen from SweetWater, wiping out a five-to-seven day supply of local brews with a retail value of about $90,000. ajc.com


Credit Card Fraud

Laramie, WY: 6 accused in $10,000 McDonald's Gift/Credit Card fraud in Colorado and Wyoming
Six men and women face federal charges of using counterfeit credit cards to defraud Wyoming and Colorado fast-food restaurants. The six, who are all from New York, are charged with conspiracy to commit access device fraud. Federal court documents accuse them of using counterfeit credit cards to purchase gift cards. According to the documents, officials with the McDonald's Corp. say more than $10,000 in gift cards were purchased from restaurants in the Denver, Wellington, Loveland and Fort Collins areas with fake credit cards. The six were arrested after police were called by the McDonald's in Laramie on June 15. Authorities say they have confiscated more than 1,000 gift cards, a credit card reader and a machine used for printing credit cards. trib.com


Counterfeit Goods

Durban, South Africa: THE Hawks, (Priority Crime Investigation Unit) has closed down a factory making counterfeit clothing in Durban
Hawks spokesman said the team had received a complaint from a Nike brand holder about street vendors who were selling the brand on the street. The Hawks members pursued the information that led them to a building, a search warrant was obtained and an operation was conducted on Tuesday. Nike brand protection manager was at the scene to identify the brand. Counterfeit clothing, with Nike‚ Puma‚ Vans‚ Levis‚ Adidas and Roxy branding and valued at about $60,000, was seized. bdlive.co.za

 


Aarons Rentals - Council Bluffs, IA - Burglary
AutoZone - Port St Lucie, FL - Armed Robbery
BP - Columbus, OH - Armed Robbery
C-Store - Bernal Heights, CA - Armed Robbery
Chuck E. Cheese - Lexington, KY - Armed Robbery
Dollar General - Lexington, KY - Armed Robbery
Dollar Tree - Bowling Green , KY - Burglary
Fred's - Opp, AL - Arson
Jewell Street C- store - Garfield, NJ - Armed Robbery
K&K Discount Liquors - Pittsfield, MA - Armed Robbery
Little's Jewelers - Jackson, TN - Burglary
Marathon - Chattanooga, TN - Armed Robbery/ Shooting/ customer shoots suspect
Phantom Fireworks - Bloomingburg, OH - Burglary
Raising Cane - Kenner, LA - Armed Robbery/ Clerk killed
Richdale C-store - Marblehead, MA - Burglary
Save and Smile - San Antonio, TX - Armed Robbery
Saybrook C-store - Old Saybrook, MI - Burglary
Smoker's Point - Salt Lake City, UT - Armed Robbery
Speedway - Prairie Township, OH - Armed Robbery
Speedway - Columbus, OH - Armed Robbery
Valero - Austin, TX - Armed Robbery
Warehouse Market Grocery - Sapulpa, OK - Shooting/ 1 injured
7-Eleven - Portsmouth, VA - Robbery


 


 
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