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JUL-AUG 2019

LP magazine publishes articles for loss prevention, asset protection, and retail professionals covering shrinkage, investigations, shoplifting, internal theft, fraud, technology, best practices, and career development.

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public-view monitors (ePVMs) at the self-checkout kiosks, large ePVMs above the self-checkout area, in-aisle ePVMs in the seafood, liquor, and health and beauty areas, and ePVMs at the pushout-prevention cart-containment system. This research focused on determining the noticeability of these small-area (zone 2) deterrent LP measures, offender perceptions, and how these measures affect offenders' decisions of whether to steal from the store. Initially, offenders were asked to provide feedback on their perception of theft using self-checkout services. All offenders reported they shoplifted from self-checkout by scanning some but not other items. Five also indicated they switched labels, four tricked the scale, and three indicated other methods. More important is the proportion of shoplifters that noticed the security measures. Ideate, Simulate, Test Please plan to visit our new Ideation and Simulation Lab (ISL) spaces and learn more about our latest initiative called LPRC INNOVATE led by Jordan Burchell, which is leveraging cutting-edge technologies and processes to help your organization get better now and in the future. We're already working on new projects using the ISL design-thinking space, followed by mixed reality (VR, AR, video immersion) in our sim space. These places, especially when connected to actual stores and distribution centers, can speed up learnings about multiple design, technology, and people options without costly renovations. Engage with the LPRC Community We're already way ahead of last year's enrollment at this point for our annual LPRC IMPACT conference scheduled for September 30 to October 2 at the University of Florida. We strongly encourage you to consider participating in the annual event and to register soon to ensure you have a space. We're featuring dozens of new, practical LP research results, Learning Lab breakouts, our brand new Ideation and Simulation Lab, cool networking receptions, and much more. Register at LPresearch.org/impact. Proportion of Offenders Who Noticed Security Measures Yes No PVM at SCO Kiosks Large PVM Above SCO In-aisle PVM In-aisle Signage 10% 30% 70% 50% 90% 83% 17% 54% 46% 50% 50% 33% 67% Theft Using Self-Checkout Very Easy 29% Somewhat Easy 29% Neutral 29% Somewhat Difficult 9% Very Difficult 4% Please plan to visit our new Ideation and Simulation Lab (ISL) spaces and learn more about our latest initiative called LPRC INNOVATE led by Jordan Burchell. 61 LP MAGAZINE | JULY‚ÄďAUGUST 2019

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