7 Security Guard Confessions

This is another great article from cracked.com, and while I wasn’t a Loss Prevention Agent, I can tell you from my retail experience that it’s all true.  (Well, maybe not the fitting room part, since I never worked in a store that had one, but it seems logical and I’m definitely wearing clean underwear the Read More…

A Clever Crook Rips Off A Wal-Mart

Ok, you’ve got to give this guy points for creativity on this one.   In Fairfax, Virgina he walked into a Wal-Mart wearing an employee vest (do they sell those on EBay or did he just grab one from their breakroom?) and went up to a register and told a cashier that they needed to Read More…

Retail: It’s A Dangerous World

Unfortunately as times continue to get tougher for many, people may choose to do stupid things in an effort to offset declining or non-existent wages.  As such, many of those stupid things  are carried out in retail establishments across the nation.  At any given time, without warning, we may find ourselves in the middle of Read More…

‘Tis The Season …

As most of you may know (okay, maybe some of you don’t), shoplifting is a prevalent, everyday crime committed against retailers on all types. It happens in affluent areas just as it does in the poorer areas of the country. According to NASP (National Association for Shoplifting Prevention, link below) there are approximately 27 million Read More…

Customer Calls The Cops on Himself

     We’ve probably all had a customer threaten to call their attorney when they don’t get what they want and occasionally they threaten to call the police as well.   For some reason they think this will intimidate us into giving them their refund or whatever they’re unreasonably expecting, but it has the opposite Read More…