NEW Vaccines, NEW 5G Network, NEW COVID-19 Relief Bill! In this week’s episode, our co-hosts discuss these topics and more, including a recap of the LPRC IGNITE and Strategy@ events, the new Johnson & Johnson Vaccine, 5G Network’s Worldwide Expansion, and the new COVID-19 Relief Bill.

Vaccinations are UP! Retail Sales are UP! According to the US Census Retail Bureau, January retail sales were up 3%. In this week’s episode, our co-hosts discuss these topics and more, including the US vaccination expansion campaign, retail successes in January, ranking of best retail performers, and vaccine efforts worldwide.

On this week’s episode, John Voytilla, global loss prevention and subject matter expert in developing scalable and actionable strategies, joins our co-hosts to talk about the LPRC STRATEGY@ program, the importance of collaboration in the retail industry, acute vs. chronic LP issues, erosion of consequences, and much more.

John Voytilla has a verified approach to risk identification and mitigation. He has over 20 years of leadership experience in the office products industry, where he led the loss prevention and safety organizations at OfficeMax/Office Depot. Through mergers and acquisitions, John developed synergistic strategies that improved the profitability of the company. John joined Party City in 2017 as Senior Vice President to lead the development of the loss prevention and safety program, store development, facilities, and procurement functions. Recently, John launched his own consulting practice LP-FOCUS, LLC. There he will apply his critical thinking and financial/business acumen to help organizations improve their profitability. John has been an active board member and past chair of the BOA for the LPRC. 

Dr. David Weisburd, Distinguished Professor at George Mason University and Executive Director of the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy, joins Dr. Read Hayes on LPRC CrimeScience to discuss science in evidence-based policing, the value and challenges of real-world research, place and crime event clustering, and much more. This is part one of two of the discussion.

145,000 COVID-19 scam websites taken down. Retail’s not dead: it’s one of the fastest-changing industries. In this week’s episode, our co-hosts discuss these topics and more, including COVID-19 strains, Clubhouse app scams, Reddit stocks, and retail trends and predictions in 2021.

In this week’s episode, our co-hosts delve into the types of curbside pickup shoppers, the future of malls, 2021 store experience projections, the most important retail technologies in 2021, fake COVID-19 vaccination cards, and much more.

Dr. John Eck, Professor at the University of Cincinnati, joins Dr. Read Hayes on the second and final part of their discussion to give his perspective on Opportunity Structure Signatures, Examining Crime Prevention Mechanisms, Weak Intervention Backfire Concerns, and much more.

523 retail fatalities in 2020. 19% of total retail sales took place online. Our co-hosts discuss the D&D Retail Violent Fatalities report, global consumer trends, vaccine misinformation, upcoming LPRC initiatives, zero-day flaws, Ohio’s unemployment office data breach, and much more in this week’s episode.

Dr. John Eck, Professor at the University of Cincinnati, joins Dr. Read Hayes to give his perspective on Bounded Offender Rationality and Situational Choices, how and why crime is concentrated at specific places, place management, and much more in part one of our two-part discussion.

Tune in for this week’s quick update – our co-hosts discuss pool testing, Operation Warp Speed, Deloitte’s retail industry outlook, tech companies need to evolve, subscription services in retail, fake vaccine scams, global data breaches, and much more.