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TOP 5 LP Episodes


Technology: Redefining Loss Prevention - The Future of LP/AP

With retail rolling out a multitude of new technologies faster than ever before, how are the core LP/AP executives in the store and at corporate being impacted? How involved are we in these rollouts on the front end? And on the back end, does it change the essence of LP's training, awareness, and investigative abilities?



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.


LP Industry Evolution & A Look Into The Future

Chad McIntosh, VP of LP & Risk Management for Bloomingdales, has spent the last 40 years developing teams, building programs, delivering shrink results, solving critical issues, and watching the industry evolve. As he now enters retirement, we ask him to look back and look forward in this career-spanning interview full of invaluable wisdom and insight.


Building a Culture of Adaptability and Resilience

In this LPNN interview, Rich Giaquinto, Senior Director, and Jerett Sauer, Director, Digital Loss Prevention, tell us how Gap Inc. has made adaptability a core component of it its DNA, allowing them to mitigate risk and position the company for future growth.


Digital Loss Prevention: 
Harnessing the Power of Social Media

Bob Oberosler, Group Vice President of Asset Protection for Rite Aid, shares where he thinks the industry is going and how LP/AP teams can harness the power of social media, crowd sourcing, and artificial intelligence to fight retail crime and reduce shrink.

TOP 5 Solution Provider Episodes


Sensormatic Solutions - Cloud-Based, Data-Driven Solutions

Sensormatic Solutions, part of Johnson Controls, is a leading provider of analytics-based Loss Prevention, Inventory Intelligence and Traffic Insights for the retail industry. Their retail portfolio features the premier Sensormatic®, ShopperTrak® and TrueVUE brands, as well as a full suite of building technology solutions. 


CONTROLTEK - Solutions that Protect.
People that Deliver

Rod Diplock, CEO, and Steve Sell, VP of Global Sales & Marketing, tell us how CONTROLTEK has been able to offer so much innovation in such a short period of time, what sets them apart from their competitors, and what the industry can expect from them next.


Sensormatic Solutions - New Innovations & Industry Collaborations

Joan Sparks tells us about some new solutions coming out of Sensormatic’s development lab, including their Shrink Management as a Service (SMaaS), the InFuzion anti-theft tags, a self-checkout station and a Synergy EAS pedestal with interactive video displays.


Auror - Introducing Auror's Crime
Intelligence Platform

Auror Co-Founders & Co-CEOs Tom Batterbury and Phil Thomson tell us how Auror’s platform works, what results their customers have seen, and what their plans for expansion are in the North American market.


Axis Communications -

Intelligent Video

Hedgie Bartol, Retail Business Development Manager for Axis Communications, tells us how new advancements in intelligent devices and deep learning technology can provide business intelligence that helps LP/AP professionals drive results beyond shrink, safety, and security.

TOP 10 Quick Takes


Rex Gillette, Vice President of Retail Sales, ADT/Protection 1

Rex Gillette, Vice President of Retail Sales for ADT/Protection 1, tells us why a great employee culture with top notch customer service have helped Protection 1 and ADT set itself apart as a leading integrator in the retail security business.


Steve Sell & Tom Meehan, CONTROLTEK

Steve Sell, VP of Global Sales & Marketing for CONTROLTEK, chats with Amber Bradley about some of the new solutions CONTROLTEK is rolling out this year, and then takes on the “Lightning Round”, before Tom Meehan, Chief Strategy Officer & CISO – and famous author of the D&D Daily’s “Tom’s Tek Tip” column – crashes the party to share a little wisdom on business cards and LinkedIn.


Jim Palmer, CSO & Sr. Director, U.S. Coast Guard Community Services Command

Now in his 15th year attending NRF Protect, Jim Palmer, CSO & Sr. Director, U.S. Coast Guard Community Services Command, tells Amber what he looks for in the conference each year when it comes to networking and finding new solutions. Also, learn about his unique reporting structure at the Coast Guard CSC.


Dan Santell, CEO, Captis Intelligence 

Dan Santell walks Joe and Amber through the process of how Captis Intelligence‘s solution works for retail LP – from incident to offender identification to apprehension. Learn how Captis can easily integrate with a retailer’s existing technology infrastructure and what the challenges and opportunities are for facial recognition.


Brent Gable, Director of Business Development, OpenEye

Brent Gable, Director of Business Development, OpenEye, meets up with Joe and Amber to chat about OpenEye’s modern approach to video management, how they’re helping LP departments work better with IT, and what kinds of cutting-edge technologies retailers can expect in the near future.


Joan Manson, VP of Employee Resources, Asset Protection & Legal, The Container Store

As Chair of the NRF’s Women in LP Committee, Joan Manson has been a longtime advocate for women in the retail loss prevention industry. In this Quick Take, she talks about the annual Women in LP Luncheon at NRF Protect, the group’s year-round networking opportunities, and the recent article she wrote for the D&D Daily regarding sexual harassment in LP.


Jim Geyer, Vice President of Sales,
STANLEY Security

Jim Geyer, Vice President of Sales for STANLEY Security, talks about some of the innovative new solutions STANLEY is bringing to the retail community to help keep stores safe – from their active shooter detection system and Stanley Guard employee safety app to the IntelAssure “cyber hygiene” tool and profit-enhancing Stanley Retail Insights.


MCs Joe LaRocca & Amber Bradley Kickoff 'Live in Dallas' at NRF Protect 2018

MCs Joe LaRocca and Amber Bradley tell us what’s in store for the day – from our upcoming agenda full of valuable LP insights and information to surprise guests, movie quotes, and lighting rounds. You never know what LPNN’s dynamic duo will say or do!


John Bartolac, Sr. Manager, Industry Segments Team & Cyber Strategy, North America, Axis Communications

John Bartolac shares what’s new with Axis Communications, how they’re reacting to the rapidly changing market, and what excites them about facial recognition and artificial intelligence. 


Bryan Lewis, President & CEO, Intellicheck

Bryan Lewis, President & CEO of Intellicheck, tells us how their Retail ID solution is 99.9% effective in preventing transactional fraud, while delivering instant identification authentication for retailers. And then Bryan takes on Amber and Joe’s “Lightning Round”.

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