“When it Comes to Misdemeanor Shoplifting, It’s Time to Circle the Wagons” was the theme at what one attendee termed “one of the best presentations I attended” at the RILA Asset Protection Conference in Denver, CO, in May. Mike Lamb, LPC of Kroger, Scott Glenn, JD, LPC of The Home Depot, and Paul Jones, LPC […]
This week, co-hosts Dr. Read Hayes (LPRC) and Tom Meehan (CONTROLTEK) review the intersection of law enforcement and LP by identifying common crime issues, reviewing how to map and pattern those problems, and exploring the platforms to utilize with our featured guests, Detectives Ryan McCazzio and Nicholas Ferrara.
Please welcome Kevin Tran into his new role as Marketing & Development Manager at the LPRC. Kevin joined the team in July 2017 as our Marketing Specialist, and has played a significant role in our growth by orchestrating our marketing initiatives. In his new role, Kevin will lead his team in all marketing efforts while […]
With NRF PROTECT quickly approaching, the LPRC team is making final preparations for next week’s west coast trip! We look forward to sharing our latest research, projects, and much more with members and non-members alike. Here are 5 easy ways for the LPRC community to get involved with our team at NRF PROTECT: 1) View […]
NRF Protect is less than two weeks away! Join us in Anaheim, California to discuss our ongoing research projects, new initiatives, and upcoming IMPACT conference. Our team will also be hosting sessions at the conference: LPRC Director Read Hayes, PhD Read will lead a session on facial recognition alongside Robert Oberosler, LP professional. They will explore how matching […]
This week, co-hosts Dr. Read Hayes (LPRC) and Tom Meehan (CONTROLTEK) discuss detecting & investigating different types of fraud, and collaborating with other retail chains & law enforcement with our featured guest, Floor & Decor LP Director Tony Aloisio.
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 […]
It pays to register early! Today is the final day to take advantage of our Early Bird Special: register for IMPACT to be entered to win a $200 Visa Gift Card.
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 […]