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TOP Solution Provider Episode


Checkpoint High Theft Solutions

Stuart Rosenthal, VP of Sales for Checkpoint Systems and Carl Rysdon, VP of RFID Solutions for Checkpoint Systems, tell us how Checkpoint's recent acquisition by CCL Industries will benefit their customers, how their brand has stayed relevant over the years, and what new innovations they're bringing to the LP industry.


TOP 10 LP Episodes


Organized Retail Crime: The Great Debate #1

What are the implications of the NRSS' finding that external theft has surpassed internal theft for the first time ever? And how are the current decriminalization trends going to impact ORC long-term? Joining us to tackle these complicated questions are John Matas, VP Asset Protection/Investigations, Fraud & ORC, Macy's; Millie Kresevich, Director, Asset Protection, Luxottica; and Scott Sanford, Director of Loss Prevention, GoPuff.


International LP: The challenges of doing business in Mexico

Over the last six years, Jim Carr, Senior Director, Global Asset Protection, Rent-A-Center Inc., has managed the roll-out of 190 locations in Mexico for Rent-A-Center, leading their international and U.S. LP efforts. With this background, he has had the entire retail life cycle of experience in Mexico, from market entry to managing successful locations to closing stores down.


Organized Retail Crime: The Great Debate #2

Hear from four professionals with unique skills in developing and leading ORC programs in the public and private sectors: Chris DeSantis, Director of Central Investigations & ORC, Macy's; TJ Flynn, Market Investigations Sr. Manager, J.C. Penney; Jim Cosseboom, Manager, Investigations & Corporate Security, Ahold USA, Inc.; and Tarik Sheppard, NYPD Lt. Deputy Commissioner of Public Information.


The Ultimate High-End Retail Loss Prevention

Hear from Scott Barefoot, Assistant Vice President, Security, Health & Safety & e-Commerce Fraud Prevention at Richemont, an $11 billion worldwide retailer with over 19 high-end luxury brands from Cartier to Montblonc.


Critical Incident Management

With critical incidents like active shooters on the rise, learn about the proactive steps Loss Prevention can take when it comes to physical security programs, educating employees, monitoring social media and collaborating with law enforcement. Chad McIntosh, VP of LP & Risk Management, Bloomingdale's, and Blue Montez, VP of Risk Management, American Apparel, share their thoughts on LP’s elevated role as first responders in active-incident situations.


Active Shooter Response: Are You Ready?

Active shooter events in a retail or restaurant location present unique challenges: customers are present and need to be protected, colleagues and employees may behave differently under stress, or the physical layout of the space could impact your ability to hide or escape. Debbie Maples, VP of Global Loss Prevention & Corporate Security, Gap, Inc., shares the current thinking and best practices to ensure your organization and store teams are prepared.


Change Management: From Jobs to Teams to Realignments & Initiatives

Over the last five years, Mike Lamb, Vice President of Asset Protection for Kroger, has successfully navigated and managed the change process at three of the biggest AP positions in the industry. He’s done it with skill, finesse, political savvy, and a touch of humility that everyone can learn from. In this LPNN interview, he shares some of his thoughts on managing change.


Career Development in Asset Protection

Rosamaria Sostilio, Former SVP Asset Protection, Hudson’s Bay Company, sits down with LPNN for a discussion on career development. How should LP/AP executives at the store level approach their position and what can they do to develop themselves and add value at that level?


Critical Incident Management - Technology - Response

Pat McEvoy, Sr. Director of Asset Protection Administration, Hudson's Bay Company and Bryan Granata, Managing Director of Asset Protection, Saks Fifth Avenue, tell us about the preventative measures their stores are taking from training drills and K9 dogs to gunshot detection systems.


Technology: Redefining Loss Prevention

With e-commerce fraud growing and a number of LP/AP executives now managing those processes, we now have a slight, invisible merging of IT Security and Loss Prevention that is being talked about.


In this roundtable discussion, three industry leaders share their perspectives on how technology is impacting LP's role now and in the future.

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