38th Annual RLPSA Conference 2017

The Zellman Group, LLC will be attending the 38th Annual Restaurant Loss Prevention and Security Association (RLPSA) Conference July 30th through August 2nd.

This year’s conference is at the M Resort, Spa, and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. RLPSA is a community of loss prevention professionals focused on helping minimize losses and reduce liabilities within the restaurant and food service industry. The Annual RLPSA Conference brings together the leaders of the industry in a three-day event of sessions, key note speakers, and exhibits. Keynote speakers at this conference include Eric O’Neill, Former FBI Counterintelligence Operative, Shawn VanSlyke, Director of Control Risks, and many more.

Come join the The Zellman Group at booth 107 with Agilence. We will be discussing our variety of services including our Data Analytics Managed Services! Learn more about The Zellman Group and all of our offerings at


RILA Asset Protection 2017 Recap from The Big Easy! 

The Zellman Group made the trip down to the Big Easy for the annual RILA Asset Protection Conference.

This year’s conference took place at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, Louisiana from April 10th-12th. The Zellman Group was a bronze sponsor and exhibitor at this year’s event. The three-daylong conference and exhibition was an exciting mix of speakers, breakout sessions, and open forums, where retailers and vendors could discuss issues that affect everyone in the LP community.

The conference also consisted of an exhibition for vendors in a variety of different areas of LP. The Zellman Group premiered their newest service, Open Source Intelligence and Organized Retail Crime Recovery. This program consists of online research to gather information from e-commerce communities, classifieds, social networks, Dark Web and criminal data to identify the core of ORC rings. The goal of this program is to provide retailers with an end-to end solution for all their ORC investigations.

The Zellman Group knows how important it is to invest in individuals within the LP community. At RILA 2017, The Zellman Group gave away an LPC Scholarship. The lucky winner of The Zellman Group’s LPC Scholarship Giveaway was Elizabeth Rush of Delhaize.  Congratulations Elizabeth!

All and all it was an exciting and memorable RILA 2017 for everyone at The Zellman Group. We look forward to seeing everyone at next year’s expo in Orlando Florida!

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The Zellman Group at the 107th Annual NRF Big Show

January 15th through 17th The Zellman Group, LLC will be attending the National Retail Federation’s “Big Show” at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City.

This is the National Retail Federation’s annual flagship Convention and Expo. For the last 107 years, NRF’s Big Show has been the largest convention for everything retail related. This year there are over 3,300 retail companies from 94 countries in attendance.

This show consists of three days of fascinating educational speakers, unique and innovating technologies, and the opportunity to connect and mingle with over 30,000 guests from the biggest retail companies across the globe. Keynote speakers this include but are not limited to Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel, Terry J. Lundgren, Chairman and CEO of Macy’s Inc., and Carrie Ask, Executive Vice President and President of Global Retail for Levi Strauss & Co.

The Zellman Group will be at booth 3621 with our sister company KWI. The Zellman Group is the leader in Recovery Services. Learn more about The Zellman Group at

Annual Florida Law Enforcement Property Recovery Unit Training Conference 2016

The Zellman Group, LLC will be attending the Florida Law Enforcement Property Recovery Unit’s Annual Training Conference from November 8th through 10th in Orlando, Florida.

This year’s topics for the Property Crimes Conference include Pawnshop and Secondhand Dealer Investigations, Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Credit Fraud Investigations, Financial Crimes, and Property Crimes Investigations. This conference is a mixture of seminars and trainings focused on educating investigators through guest instructors such as judges, state legislators, executives, and property investigation and recovery experts.

The Florida Law Enforcement Property Recovery Unit is a nonprofit formed in 1987 by a group of property recovery detectives. It was the first property recovery groups formed in the United States. The goals of FLEPRU are to recruit members from all levels of law enforcement in Florida to increase cooperation, raise the recovery percentage of stolen property, enact legislation to assure harsh criminal punishment, improve FCIC computer based tracking systems to track stolen property, and to educate new investigators as well as seasoned veterans. FLEPRU membership is not only open to all law enforcement but also non-law enforcement investigators.

The Zellman Group is a leader in retail and food service investigations. In the case of a potential dishonest or stealing employee, The Zellman Group can provide in person or telephonic interviews to assure the truth is discovered. All Zellman investigators are fully trained and CFI certified. The Zellman Group is a loss prevention services and consulting  company working in the retail, food service, and hospitality industries.

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Loss Prevention Research Council IMPACT Conference 2016 3D LP

The Zellman Group, LLC is excited to be a part of the Loss Prevention Research Council’s 2016 IMPACT Conference this year in Gainesville, Florida.

This conference is a two-day program for retail and service provider members of the LPRC. The LPRC is a leader in real world research and analysis in the loss prevention and crime industry. Since its founding in 2001, by 10 leading retailers and Dr. Read Hayes, the LPRC has conducted 120 real world loss prevention research projects. This purpose of this conference is to help participants better employ and understand how to use research tools, in order to reduce loss, while increasing sales.

IMPACT 2016 consists of many different activities such as presentations, panel discussions, and Learning Labs. These Learning Labs take a unique approach to educational conferences by focusing on interactivity, variety, and brevity. All attendees have the option to choose three labs during the course of the conference. These labs will be 25 minutes long each and will consist of attendees working in small interactive groups. Some lab topics include Balancing LP and Customer Service Through Increased Communication and Awareness, Increasing Awareness of Events and Customer Perceptions in Parking Lots, and Gathering and Using Information from the Surrounding Neighborhood and Cyber Space.

The Zellman Group recently announced its service provider partnership with the LPRC this July.

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FsTec 2016


This September, The Zellman Group, LLC will be attending the Annual FsTec Conference in Dallas, Texas.

The FsTec Conference focuses on engaging service providers, small and large businesses, and executives in new technology in the food service sector. This year’s agenda is a mix of different workshops, breakout sessions, and boot camps focusing on changing the way we think about tech inside and outside of the food service community.

With over 50 speakers, this year’s FsTec Conference has something for everyone. Speakers this year vary from Paul Brown, CEO of Arby’s to 43rd President of the United States of America, George W. Bush. Topics include security and loss prevention, utilizing mobile and video, and monetizing content across all platforms.

FsTec is sponsoring donations to the Carre Foundation and Your Grateful Nation. The Carre Foundation is a special foundation that focuses on leadership through charitable giving. All FsTec attendees are given the opportunity to donate to the less fortunate while building stronger relationships. Your Grateful Nation is an organization that’s purpose is to provide support and guidance for veterans as they enter back into everyday civilian life.

The Zellman Group will be in attendance to discuss and demonstrate the benefits of our Food Service Analytics Managed Services. Through this service we are able to analyze a business’s data through a restaurants POS system and detect and report theft and fraud.

You can find us at FsTec in booth 112 that we are sharing with Agilence.


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Loss Prevention Magazine/Loss Prevention Foundation Annual Meeting

This September, The Zellman Group will be attending the Annual Loss Prevention Magazine/Loss Prevention Foundation Meeting in Fort Myers, Florida. This meeting is honoring the magazine’s 15th anniversary and the LP Foundation’s 10th anniversary.

The venue is being shared with the Foundation’s board of directors as well at the Retail Industry Leaders Associations (RILA) Asset Protection Leaders Council membership. Invitees include the magazine’s Vendor Advisory Board, as well as retail sponsors, members of the foundation, and other special guests. This meeting gives key members of the LP community an opportunity to celebrate the achievements and impact LP Magazine and the LP Foundation have made in the field.

There will be many exciting speakers at the event this year. Two main speakers include Mike Eruzione and Chief of the Boston Police Department William G. Gross. Mike Eruzione was the captain of the US national hockey team that defeated the Soviet Union in 1980 in the Winter Olympics. He is a popular motivational speaker.

The second keynote speaker is the Chief of the Boston Police Department William G. Gross. Gross is the first African American Chief in the history of the Boston Police Department. Gross will be speaking on the success of Community Policing and through his own personal experience how it strengthens departments, neighborhoods, and local businesses.

This event is to honor and celebrate the great accomplishments LP Magazine and the LP Foundation has done for the loss prevention community.


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The Zellman Group joins The Loss Prevention Research Council

Written by Chelsea Barry, July 19th, 2016.

The Zellman Group, LLC is proud and excited to announce joining The Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) as a solutions partner member.

As a solutions partner member, The Zellman Group has the opportunity to collaborate and participate with the LPRC to continue to help retailers increase sales while decreasing shrinkage.

“We’ve just added another key LPRC member,” says Dr. Read Hayes, Director of The Loss Prevention Retail Council. “The LPRC and our 40 retail chain members welcome The Zellman Group to the fold; especially since their ORC expertise- and creativity in several other important LP/AP areas are a nice compliment to several of our very active working groups.”

Throughout their almost twenty years of business, The Zellman Group has always emphasized the importance of contributing to and improving the LP community. “We are excited to be a contributing member to the Loss Prevention Research Council. I find that the LPRC vision is in line with Zellman’s as we both are looking to identify Loss Prevention solutions for the Loss Prevention industry.” Zellman CEO, Stuart Levine states. “The LPRC work groups and action teams are in line with the services provided by Zellman. As the leading provider of data analytics or ORC recovery we are excited to participate in these groups.”

The Loss Prevention Research Council is a leader in real world research and analysis in the loss prevention and crime industry. Since its founding in 2001, by 10 leading retailers and Dr. Read Hayes, the LPRC has conducted 120 real world loss prevention research projects. These research projects are conducted through evidence-based studies with field experiments to provide retailers and solution providers with ROI data, statistical models for reducing shortages, supply chain and violent crime R&D, and an immense understanding for employee dishonesty and shoplifter dynamics.

The Zellman Group is a loss prevention services company that focuses primarily in retail, food service, and hospitality. At Zellman, we provide our clients with a third party perspective, while preventing loss, maintaining consistency, and maximizing profitability. Based in Greenvale, New York, The Zellman Group executives have an intimate knowledge of loss prevention, audit, civil recovery, analytics, and consulting.


Learn more about the Loss Prevention Research Council here.