Please extend a warm welcome to our new team member, Kenna Carlsen! Kenna is joining the LPRC as a Research Scientist on the Research Team. Kenna was born and raised in Port Saint Lucie, FL. She moved to Gainesville in 2012 to attend the University of Florida. Kenna holds a BS in Psychology, a BA in Criminology, and […]
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RILA’s Retail Asset Protection Conference took place last week in Denver, Colorado. Our team had the opportunity to attend, participate in various sessions, and network with other LP/AP professionals. Stephanie Lin, LPRC Research Scientist, led a session on Self-Checkout technologies alongside Paul Jaeckle and Adrian Beck. The session recapped the most important takeaways from the […]
We would like to extend a warm welcome to our new advisor members. Our board of advisors (BOA) support the LPRC and its members through collaboration and advice, directly guiding our Director’s mission.
We are excited to announce updates to our LPRC Innovate Ideation and Simulation Lab (ISL). These exciting new spaces are designed to provide world-class, problem-solving and immersive training tools to LPRC members and their partners. The ISL uses state of the art VR/AR/XR technologies that can be connected to an organization’s corporate and field locations. This allows us to create a realistic and immersive experience […]
The LPRC’s Product Protection Working Group will host its annual summit for members this June at NRF Protect. Our team will be reviewing this year’s research agenda as well as the progress of our ongoing projects. Join us June 13th for breakout sessions and project discussions on our current and future research initiatives! Due to […]
We are excited to release the digital version of our very first Research Book. It is a compilation of all completed research projects from 2018, and each project within includes a link to the full report on our Knowledge Center. This book reflects all of the collaborative efforts of our community. A big thank you […]
Please welcome our newest employee, Natanya Cruz! Natanya will be joining the Research Team as our Project Coordinator in order to support the Research Scientists in organizing, executing and reporting projects. Natanya is a recent graduate from the University of Florida earning her Bachelor of Science in Information Systems in 2018. She loves the process […]
One of our retailer members, online marketplace OfferUp is expanding its internet-exchange Community MeetUp Spot program to trusted retailers across the US. The program is a network of in-store meeting places designated for OfferUp users to exchange goods bought and sold on our platform. This initiative has been widely successful, leading to partnerships with over 1,700 […]
The LPRC Board of Advisors recently interfaced with select technical and academic partners at the annual IGNITE meeting to strategize research and launch the LPRC into 2019. This year’s planning meeting featured LPRC Innovate sessions, showcasing the new initiatives the LPRC will implement to support innovation in their research. The first official tours were also given of […]
Visit our interactive web page to explore this year’s research projects categorized by different LP/AP issues and by specific Zones of Influence. Identify the projects you are most interested in and get involved! Each project links to an individual page on our new Knowledge Center, which gives members the ability to bookmark, comment on, and view […]
Dr. Stuart Strome has accepted an exciting career opportunity in the DC Metro Area, his final day with the LPRC is March 7th. Please join the LPRC team in wishing Stuart the very best! Mike and the research team are in the process of hiring and onboarding new team members to ease the transition for […]
Mike currently leads the LPRC Research team, working with Director Dr. Read Hayes to shape, manage, and execute the LPRC’s yearly research load. He writes a monthly column for LP Magazine, and has been featured on Fox News, ABC News, and in depth on Fox Network. We would love some background on your education. What […]