Canada's London Drugs post 'Assistant General Manager - Loss Prevention Manager'
position in Vancouver, BC - The #2 LP position in company
to the General Manager - Loss Prevention for the company this is the number two
position. The Assistant General Manager, Loss Prevention is a senior
management position responsible for meeting company objectives in all areas of
retail Loss Prevention and security for London Drugs. This includes LP
Operations, Investigations, Asset Protection and Physical Security of all
locations and business units.
London Drugs is 100% Canadian owned and is focused on local customers'
satisfaction. Across Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and British Columbia,
London Drugs' 78 stores employ more than 7000 staff dedicated to providing
our customers with a superior shopping experience.
Sephora continues to expand beauty presence in Canada
Sephora, the leader in specialty retail and e-commerce, continues to
revolutionize the Canadian retail landscape with the launch of a newly optimized
Canadian Sephora.ca experience and the opening of a distribution centre.
Saks OFF 5TH to open 8 Canadian stores in 2016, plans 25 by 2021 - This means LP
Saks OFF 5TH's first Canadian locations will include a 28,000
square foot location at Tanger Outlets Ottawa, a 32,500 square foot store
at Outlet Collection at Niagara in Niagara-on-the Lake, Ontario, as well as a
35,000 square foot location at Vaughan Mills, just north of Toronto. All
locations will open in the spring of 2016, along with full-priced Saks Fifth
Avenue stores at Toronto Eaton Centre and Sherway Gardens.
Nordstrom plans 9 stores for Canada and 12 to 15
Strellson Plans Substantial Canadian Expansion
Herbal Magic closes stores across the country
Retail Fast Facts: July 2015
● Total monthly retail sales changed by 1.2 per cent over the comparable month
● Total sales excluding food, automotive and gasoline changed by 3.8 per cent
over the comparable month last year. Read
Cargo theft crackdown urged in Atlantic Canada
Cargo theft in New Brunswick is resulting in businesses losing "tens of
millions" of dollars annually and holds the potential to force companies out of
business, says the executive director of the Atlantic Provinces Trucking
Association. Cargo theft is costing the Canadian economy "billions of dollars"
annually, says the Insurance Bureau of Canada. (Nampa PD/The Associated Press.
The trucking association, the RCMP and the Insurance Bureau of Canada launched a
new reporting program for cargo theft in Atlantic Canada on Wednesday. The
reporting program hopes to raise awareness about the crime and bring together
stakeholders to crack down on it. A similar reporting database in Ontario last
year helped lead to the recovery of $1.4 million in stolen goods.
Two male credit card fraudsters hit two stores in Brockville, On. - Police
looking for suspects Two males with French accents tried to use
a credit card to purchase high-end tools at the Canadian Tire store in the city
on Wednesday afternoon. City police had indicated on Wednesday that fraudulent
credit cards were used at Superstore on Tuesday to try to purchase VISA cards.
A black SUV-type vehicle with Quebec plates was involved. There were two
male and one female suspects.
Toronto, CN: Dangerous Prescription drug Fentanyl stolen
Toronto Police are warning the public after fentanyl patches were stolen from a
car on Tuesday. Approximately 20 prescription fentanyl patches were stolen in
the Yonge Street and Finch Avenue area. The police say the drug can be fatal
when the patch is altered. Fentanyl is an opiate used to relieve pain.
Ottawa police lay charges against Hazeldean Mall robbery suspect
Ottawa police have charged a man who allegedly walked into a jewelry store in
the Hazeldean Mall, smashed a display case with a hammer and threatened to kill
a witness. At one point during the robbery, police say, the man revealed a
handgun tucked into the waistband of his pants. The man then fled to a waiting
vehicle with another person behind the wheel and drove off.
Two men sought for Vaughan grocery store theft
Crime Stoppers of York Region is asking for the public's help in finding a pair
of men who shoplifted from a Longo's grocery store in Vaughan on July 1. One of
the suspects stole a large number of baby formula packages hidden in orange
shopping bags and under his coat, walking out while the other suspect appeared
to act as a lookout.
Kering's Gucci wins a round barring Alibaba merchants' from selling fakes
Kering's Gucci America and other units won a U.S. court order barring sales
of counterfeit goods by merchants on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.'s e-commerce
site. Alibaba, accused in the trademark-infringement lawsuit of facilitating
sales of illegal goods, isn't directly affected by the temporary restraining
order issued Thursday by a Manhattan federal judge.U.S. District Judge P. Kevin
Castel also ordered that financial records be turned over to Kering. The Alibaba
vendors covered by the order include Brand Bag Boutique, Yun Mi's Store, Kou Kou
Dai (Buckle and Pocket), Europe and E News, Picasso Trend, Lehui Textile Behalf
and Amy Luxury Goods, among others. internetretailrer.com
NRA releases mobile payments guide for restaurateurs
The National Restaurant Association has released a guide focused on the future
of mobile payments technology and its important growth in the restaurant
industry, according to a recent report. The guide is titled, "Mobile Invasion:
Mobile Payments in Restaurants" and focuses on research and tools that help
restaurant owners understand the advantages of implementing mobile payments in
order to grow their business.
New titan in the mobile payment wars
Samsung Electronics Co. on Thursday announced Samsung Pay, a mobile payment
service that will let customers pay with their phones at nearly any credit-card
terminal. Samsung is using a new technology called "Magnetic Secure
Transmission" that will allow Samsung Pay phones to communicate with the
magnetic strip reader typically found in credit card terminals around the
Nordstromrack.com/HauteLook sales up 50% for
second consecutive quarter
Alibaba Adds Macy's To Its Online Retail Platform
Kohl's bets big on buy online and pick up in store
Square Adds Instant Deposit For All Merchants
"Fraud is not a person - it is a dynamic grouping of statistics that deviate
from the norm."
Stuart B. Levine, CFI, CFCI
CEO, The Zellman Group & Zelligent
FL: Massive Shoplifting Ring busted, targeted nearly 100 Grocery Stores
A massive shoplifting ring targeting North and Central Florida grocery stores
has been busted. Attorney General Pam Bondi and Marion County Sheriff Chris
Blair announced the arrests of five suspects Thursday. According to arrest
warrants, the suspects stole more than $50,000 worth of beauty, dental care,
medical and other products from Publix and Winn-Dixie stores and then sold the
items on eBay. "This unsophisticated, yet massive effort to sell stolen goods
online has produced strong evidence for my statewide prosecutors to bring
charges against these individuals in connection with shoplifting products from
nearly 100 Florida grocery stores," said Bondi. Each time, between $100 to
$1,400 worth of products was allegedly stolen including whitening dental strips,
electronic toothbrushes, shaving razors, allergy medicines, batteries and more.
Most of the shoplifting occurred in June and July of this year. After
identifying the suspects, undercover detectives were able to track eBay user
identification information to determine that items being sold through the
suspects' eBay accounts matched the items stolen from the grocery stores.
Beachwood, OH: Man fraudulently charges $12,000 at Saks in Beachwood Place Mall
About 6:15 p.m. August 7, officers responded to the Saks Fifth Avenue department
store at Beachwood Place Mall for a report of fraudulent credit card charges.
Officers learned that a man had used a fraudulent credit card to make several
purchases at the mall. The man was identified and arrested. The fraudulent
charges totaled over $12,000.
Pickpockets and Purse Thieves Targeting I-94 across Michigan, Indiana and
Illinois Police say the perpetrators are seasoned professionals.
Kalamazoo Co Undersheriff Paul Matyas says the crimes have been occurring since
2012. The thieves focus on Interstate 94, also hitting restaurants in Indiana
and Illinois. Deputies say the thieves are targeting people who put their purses
on the back of their chairs, and when you're not paying attention, that's when
they reach in and make off with your wallet. "Right after they get that, they go
to the nearest big box store and they use the credit card as quickly as they can
and then they just take the purse and pitch it out the window," said Matyas.
Oro Valley, AZ: Police identify suspects in Marshalls shoplifting case
The Oro Valley Police would like to thank the public for their assistance in the
Marshalls shoplifting cases from June 6 and June 16. The suspects have been
identified as Esteban Morales and Angelina Robles. Morales was arrested and
charged with two counts of aggravated shoplifting and one count of shoplifting
with an artifice, which are all class four felonies. Robles has three
shoplifting related misdemeanor charges pending.
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Grove, IN: Police identify man who shot himself after shoplifting incident
Beech Grove police say a man shot himself in the head after a shoplifting
incident at an area Walmart store. Asset protection associates and an off-duty
Marion County sheriff's deputy escorted two men-later identified as Gillace
Samples, 42, and Johnny Maxey, 42-to the loss prevention office just after 11
a.m. Thursday. Samples pulled a handgun and left the store. The deputy chased
after him on foot, as did officers from the Beech Grove and Indianapolis Metro
Police. Witnesses helped officers find Samples hiding in the bathroom at a
Chinese restaurant near the Walmart. While police moved in to arrest Samples, he
shot himself in the head. Police said he remained in critical condition
Thursday. According to Beech Grove police, Samples had two outstanding warrants:
one for a parole violation and another for begin a serious violent felon in
possession of a firearm in connection with a July 29 shooting in Indianapolis.
Maxey, the second man in the case, was arrested and charged with theft.
Violence leads Beech Grove's Mayor to declare Walmart public nuisance
The Beech Grove Walmart already has a bad reputation after the infamous video of
two woman fighting in the shampoo aisle went viral. The mayor says he has had
enough of the issues and is sick of Walmart tainting his city's reputation,
declaring them a public nuisance for the first time. "There is a 10-day grace
period. Then after that, we will issue them a ticket every time we go down to
Walmart for being a nuisance. The intent is to discourage the behavior," the
Mall in Albany, NY locked down because of Shooting - reported 11:50 last night
Colonie Center is on lock down as police search for a possibly armed suspect.
Police are searching the area of Wolf Road for the suspect. A New York State
Police helicopter is also searching from above. A victim was taken to Albany
Medical Center Thursday night after being shot near the mall, according to
police. Mall security would not give any details about what happened, but they
said the mall was starting to close as the incident occurred. The suspect is
still on the loose. Police have not released any suspect information, yet.
Palo Alto, CA: Suspects net 22 iPhones in 30-second heist of Apple store
Police continued their search today for four men who dashed into a downtown
Apple Store and stole 22 iPhones in 30 seconds. The suspects stole $16,000 worth
of cellphones on Tuesday from the store at 340 University Ave., according to
patrol Sgt. Wayne Benitez. Detectives are working with Apple security to see if
the incident is connected to similar shoplifting cases in the Bay Area and also
reviewing surveillance video from surrounding streets to see if the suspects
left the area in a car, Benitez said. No one was injured.
San Diego, CA: Four "takeover" robbery suspects arrested
Four men accused in a string of takeover-style armed robberies in North County
since March were arrested during early-morning raids Wednesday, authorities
said. More than 30 police officers, detectives, and sheriff's deputies
simultaneously raided four separate addresses. Two of the robberies occurred in
Oceanside, one at a GameStop on Aug. 5 and the other at Oceanside Pharmacy on
July 10. The other heists were in Vista, at a GameStop on July 15 and at Sunny's
Beauty Supply and Salon on March 18. The robbers brandished firearms, then
restrained victims with zip-ties and forced them into other rooms.
Scranton, PA: Woman shot pepper spray at TJ Maxx Loss Prevention Agent
A Scranton woman sprayed pepper spray at security officers who tried to take her
into custody for shoplifting on Wednesday. Jennifer Bell, 39, was detained by
store security at T.J. Maxx in Arena Hub Plaza on Wednesday afternoon after she
allegedly stole $474.94 worth of merchandise. Security officers told police that
when they escorted Bell into the store's security office, she sprayed pepper
spray at them and attempted to flee. The officers managed to restrain Bell,
NC: Burglar charged with stealing power tools at Lowe's Authorities in
Durham have arrested a man who allegedly stole power tools from a Lowe's
hardware store. Investigators said they located 24-year-old Alexey Alexandrovich
Vasilyev of Chapel Hill Thursday, who was wanted in connection with a burglary
at the store in the 4400 block of Fayetteville Road last month. Police say a man
broke two glass doors and entered the business around 3 a.m. on July 23. He then
fled with several power tools.
Newport News, VA: $3K reward put on gun theft from police supply store
The incident happened in June at the Quartermaster Police Supply on Warwick
Boulevard. Police say the suspect forced his way into the store and took three
guns. Newport News police, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and
Explosives and the National Shooting Sports Foundation have put a $3,000 reward
on any information that leads to an arrest.
Jacksonville, FL: 12-year-old arrested for crime spree across Duval County
A 12-year-old is accused of a crime spree across Duval County which ended with
inappropriately touching a woman, who he then robbed. Jacksonville Beach Police
have arrested Kaleb James Herron. Herron allegedly broke in to several cars in
Neptune Beach and stole a bicycle to ride over to Jacksonville Beach. He's
accused of stealing a toy gun from a Dollar General as well as cologne and other
items from Walgreens. Police say Herron then slapped the rear end of a woman
walking on 2nd Street South, demanded money, and pulled up his shirt to reveal
the handle of the toy gun.
Operation targets credit card skimmers in Ventura County
Officials from more than a dozen agencies fanned out Thursday to inspect gas
pumps throughout Ventura County and found three devices used to steal credit and
debit card numbers.
Laredo, TX: Police searching for Shoplifter who Assaulted an LP Agent
Laredo police said this week they need the community's help to track down a
shoplifter who assaulted a loss prevention officer at Wal-Mart. The case was
reported at about 8 p.m. July 30. Police arrived at the store, 5610 San Bernardo
Ave., and met with a loss prevention officer who stated that he had been
assaulted during a theft, reports state.
Cedar Rapids, IA: Toys R Us Burglar ends up in the Trash Bin
A Cedar Rapids man's failed getaway from a burglary landed him in a trash bin
and police custody. According to the Linn County Attorney’s Office, police were
called to Toys R Us around 3:30 a.m. Friday for a burglary alarm. Responding
officers found 33-year-old Danny A. Akers in a garbage receptacle. Police said
Akers had stolen more than $1,000 worth of merchandise from the toy store and
attempted to exit through a chute, which deposited him in the trash bin. Akers
was arrested and faces charges of third-degree burglary and second-degree theft.
Two men busted at Ocean State Job Lot's using fake
credit cards in Marlboro
Mount Pleasant, WI: Herslof Opticians gave
employee 2nd chance after $2,500 theft, this time she stole $5,000
Lubbock, TX: Woman accused of hitting Officer with Vehicle during Burlington
Charlottesville, VA: Police Search For Man Suspected in Credit Card Fraud
Colerain Twp, OH: Zale's employee Admits to $2,800 theft
Panama City Beach, FL: Reed's Jewelers in Pier Park, was the victim of an Armed
Lexington, KY: Kay Jewelers in the Fayette Mall reports a Distraction Theft,
merchandise valued at $2,499
Chattanooga, TN: Kay Jewelers in the Northgate Mall reports a Grab and Run,
merchandise valued at $6,999
Ephrata, WA: Repeat Walmart shoplifter faces jail time for $1,000 theft
UK: International Marine Contractors Association
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AT&T - Wichita, KS - Armed Robbery
Byrne Dairy - Elmira, NY - Armed Robbery
Cash Express - McCracken Co, KY - Armed Robbery
Circle K - Yuma, AZ - Armed Robbery
CVS - Ferndale, MI - Robbery
CVS - Jefferson Co, AL - Armed Robbery
Dollar Tree - Dover, DE - Armed Robbery
Plaid Pantry - Beaverton, OR - Robbery
Smile Line - Panama City, FL - Armed Robbery
Sports Chalet - Bakersfield, CA - Armed Robbery
SweetFrog - Alexandria, VA - Robbery
Tesco Express - Crowle, UK - Armed Robbery
Tes Mart - Lockeford, CA - Robbery
Verizon - Michigan City, IN - Armed Robbery
Walgreens - Memphis, TN - Armed Robbery
745-CASH - Memphis, TN - Armed Robbery
7-Eleven - Lockport, NY - Armed Robbery
7-Eleven - Salem, VA - Robbery
7-Eleven - Arlington, VA - Robbery
7-Eleven - Denver, CO - Robbery
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