Loss Prevention

More Classes Scheduled for Growing Your Retail Operations Expertise

Congratulations to our first cohort group on achieving their Certificate in Retail Operations! After completing hours of online and in-class training on business planning, financial management, merchandising, marketing, customer service, and human resources, our graduates are well-prepared to venture into the entrepreneurial world. As one student stated, “I learned about everything it takes to prepare… [Read More]

Inventory Management: Tips and Trends

To run a successful store, it’s vital that you regularly manage your inventory and with these simple keys, you can save time and money and therefore, become more productive. The following article was produced from a STRIVE Webinar, presented by Joanna G. Brumsey CPA from Wall, Einhorn and Chernitzer. CURATE YOUR INVENTORY No matter the… [Read More]

Protecting Your Business

The Virginia Retail Loss Prevention Task Force met in May with guest speaker Charlotte Purkey with the Norfolk Commonwealth Attorney’s Office. She shared some information on when they prosecute, procedures and how businesses can help. The Norfolk Commonwealth Attorney’s Office (CWA) handles general prosecution and special crimes teams that includes property and firearms cases; cases… [Read More]

Look Out For These Upcoming Events

Check out the events we’ve got planned for September and October 2014. Download the flyer by clicking here or view the events in the embedded image below.  

Are You Getting Ripped Off With Counterfeit Bills?

Are You Getting Ripped Off With Counterfeit Bills? We kicked off our first Loss Prevention Task Force meeting for 2014 on January 28th. Our speaker, Katie Dougherty, with the US Department of Justice, spoke to the group about counterfeit currency. First off, did you know that counterfeiting is one of the oldest crimes in the… [Read More]

On-Board Interview with Randall Benjamin, Division Loss Prevention Manager, SUPERVALU/Farm Fresh

Interview with Randall S. Benjamin, CPP, PHR, Division Loss Prevention Manager, SUPERVALU/Farm Fresh. His thoughts, hopes and reflections about his involvement with Retail Alliance. 1. How did you first become involved in Retail Alliance? I initially became involved in Retail Alliance by attending the Loss Prevention Conference after joining Farm Fresh as the Division Loss… [Read More]