The Retail Security Survey

June 27, 2023

NRF’s Retail Security Survey is an annual survey of retail loss prevention professionals that covers national retail ...

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Supporting The Loss Prevention Benevolent Fund And Meeting An MLB Legend: The Zellman Group At NRF PROTECT 2022

June 15, 2022

The Zellman Group is making the most of its trip to NRF PROTECT 2022. The company is teaming up with the Loss Prevention Foundation to host a silent auction in support of the Loss Prevention Benevolent Fund. In addition, MLB legend Cecil Felder will be taking photos with fans at the Zellman Group’s Booth.

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What Point of Sale Data Can Reveal About Your Retail Business

November 05, 2021

Monitoring point of sale (POS) data can reveal prescient insights into sales trends, inventory, internal fraud and loss, and valuable training opportunities for staff of your retail business.

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Taking a Fair Approach to Restitution to Ensure Recovery

September 23, 2021

Objective documentation of internal theft and fraud and partnering with a third-party loss prevention firm can assure the restitution process, a retailer’s tool for recouping monetary losses, is fair and effective.

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Why Exception-Based Reporting Is Crucial for Restaurant Operators

August 19, 2021

Exception-based reporting empowers restaurant operators to cut out operational inefficiencies, overcome training gaps, save money, and address internal fraud head-on.

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What Does An End-to-End Solution for Combating Organized Retail Crime (ORC) Look Like?

August 05, 2021

Open-source intelligence, subject vetting, civil demand, exceptions-based reporting, and strong relationships within law enforcement and the courts are central to establishing a comprehensive solution for combating organized retail crime (ORC).

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Unique Approaches to Civil Recovery [W/Free Webinar Recording]

July 30, 2021

In this free webinar, Stuart Levine and Lauren Bridgeo of the Zellman Group outline civil recovery and the strategies retailers can adopt for a successful loss prevention strategy.

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How Civil Demand Influences Recidivism

July 12, 2021

Civil demand enables retailers to recoup losses from theft, hold perpetrators accountable, and ensure safer communities by serving as a strong financial deterrent and reducing rates of recidivism.

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How Leveraging Third-Party Analytics Maximizes Efficiencies in Retail, Food, & Hospitality

July 01, 2021

Utilizing third-party analytics can reduce fraud, shrink and waste in the retail, food, and hospitality industries, and bolster the effectiveness of marketing efforts, with comprehensive data analysis.

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Managing OSINT Tools

June 24, 2021

Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) is an important but complex tool every loss prevention strategy should utilize. To manage OSINT, enlist a third-party provider who can navigate the darkest reaches of the web.

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Improving Your Business Through Data Analytics Consulting

June 08, 2021

Data analytics consulting helps your team optimize operations, improve supply chains, predict customer behaviors, reduce shrink, and analyze invaluable real-time metrics.

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How Analytics Pivoted in 2020 and Beyond

April 22, 2021

The necessary adaptations businesses adopted in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic leave new opportunities for fraud. Robust analytics programs can help detect and mitigate such risks.

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The Importance of Victim Impact Statements for Retail

April 14, 2021

Victim impact statements are critical components of the civil recovery process and demand diligent research, meticulous detail, and masterful comprehension of restitution procedures.

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Unmasking the Anonymous Behind Organized Retail Crime (ORC)

March 26, 2021

The Zellman Group’s investigators leverage Open Source Intelligence and other processes to track down perpetrators behind Organized Retail Crime.

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Key Findings of the NRF Organized Retail Crime Report 2020

March 19, 2021

The National Retail Federation's 2020 Organized Retail Crime (ORC) Report covers the growth, causes and possible solutions to ORC activity. Find a summary and the full results of the report here.

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What You Need to Know About Civil Recovery

January 29, 2021

Civil Recovery is the legal method under state statutes for a company to recoup losses from retail theft. This article breaks down its mechanisms, benefits, applications, associated rules and penalties, and more.

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Top Takeaways from NRF's National Retail Security Survey 2020

July 30, 2020

The National Retail Federation's 2020 National Retail Security Survey saw a marked increase in retailers focusing on organized retail crime (ORC), an all-time high in shrink, and a combination of in-person and technological loss prevention tactics.

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Key Findings of the NRF Organized Retail Crime Report 2019

December 31, 2019

The National Retail Federation's 2019 Organized Retail Crime (ORC) Report found that 97 percent of retailers surveyed fell victim to ORC, with more than two-thirds of retailers noticing an uptick in ORC activity. Find the full results of the report below.

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