New LPRC Knowledge Center Available Wednesday, 6/24
Our complete redesign of the LPRC Knowledge Center will beavailable tomorrow, June 24, to all members! The revamped site will now match the functionality of our current LPRC app, including an improved platform to explore relevant LP/AP & retail research, offender interviews, and working group spaces. Users will also have access to:
Curated news feed from top industry sources
Team reporting for organization leaders
Learning modules to earn CEUs towards recertification (Coming soon)
Resources page for additional materials such as slide deck and infographics
REMINDER: IMPACT 2020 Registration Now Open
Make sure you register for this year's virtual IMPACT! IMPACT 2020, taking place October 5 - 7, will transition to a fully virtual event FREE for all to attend.
WHAT TO EXPECT:
Live mainstage presentations
Learning Lab breakout sessions
One-on-one networking opportunities
Virtual solution partner tables
IMPACT is the culmination of the LPRC’s research efforts. Our findings will be presented through our mainstage content, Learning Lab breakout sessions, downloadable materials, and much more. View our current IMPACT topics here.
Sponsorship opportunities are now open to LPRC members. Take advantage of our different options to keep your brand in front of top retail executives before, during, and after IMPACT 2020! Sponsorship opportunities will be reserved on a first come first serve basis. Click here to view all current opportunities.
Upcoming Webinar - #DefeatThis: Beating the Bloggers at Their Own Game
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET
Thieves like to share intel about vulnerabilities in your stores and tips for defeating retailers' theft deterrent strategies with their cohort. Hear about the latest online forum shoplifters are leveraging to share intel, how you can efficiently vet the information and use it to shore up product and beat thieves at their own game. Join our Research Team Leader Kenna Carlsen for this RILA webinar taking place Wednesday, June 24 at 1pm EST!
Upcoming Webinar - The Science of Crime and Deterrence in Retail
Thursday, July 23, 2020 | 1:00 PM ET
The LPRC is teaming up with Axis Communications to explore the mind of a criminal and how to prepare for and deter threats in an upcoming webinar called The Science of Crime and Deterrence in Retail. We hope you’ll join our own, Read Hayes, as he discusses these topics with Hedgie Bartol, Segment Development Manger of Retail at Axis.
In this special LPRC CrimeScience COVID-19 Series episode, we are joined by featured guest Robert Locke, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Johnson Controls and LPRC Board Member, to give his take on the future of retail, the need for innovation & quality team members for businesses, and computer vision & other emerging technologies.
Our co-hosts also discuss LPRC initiatives, phone scams, dark web forums, civil disturbance, open-source intelligence gathering, and this week’s global retail data, including revenue projections & the forecast for online sales.
What is the LPRC CrimeScience COVID-19 Series?
In this new weekly segment of CrimeScience, industry experts discuss how retailers are coping with the changes and impacts the Coronavirus pandemic is having on the retail loss prevention industry. Dr. Read Hayes covers LPRC initiatives related to the pandemic, Tom Meehan, CFI reviews risk and vulnerabilities in technology and Tony D’Onofrio discusses the ‘new normal’ from current events every Thursday.