Tag: Loss Prevention Training


While shopping in a retail shop the consumers become victims of various merchandising hazards. During Loss Prevention Training, due importance is given to “how to ensure safe shopping”. In retail shops incidents of physical injury to shoppers and employees are very common while handling products that are either heavy or of irregular shapes. There are also incidents of falling from the ladder when products that are kept at the top layers of the shelves are taken out or kept back. Many children and elderly people slip and fall on the floor while......

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Introduction Shopping at a retail store should ideally be a pleasant experience. However, it can turn into a nightmare for shoppers if their children get injured due to falling over from shopping carts. These mishaps are common globally and during the period 2008-2012, more than 100,000 cases of children injuries due to shopping cart-related accidents were reported. Children getting injured in such freakish accidents can sustain serious injuries to their head and other sensitive areas in addition to cuts, bruises, and fractures. Cart restraint systems have been developed to protect children from......

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Flash Mobs That Steal: How To Curb Or Stop Them Have you heard the news? Flash mobs… or as I colloquially refer to them – flash robs. That’s what they are. Dozens of gang members mobbing stores all over the US, UK, and Canada to quickly steal upwards of $30K worth in merchandise. Now, that’s something I don’t take very lightly. How do you stop these vandals from getting away with mass robbery? Well, there are clear, actionable ways to curb (or even stop) flash robs. Most store clerks feel powerless once......

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Is Shoplifting in Canada a Serious Issue?

Is Shoplifting In Canada A Serious Issue? Let’s face it; shoplifting in Canada has reached worrying levels, and quickly turning into an issue that is engulfing the entire retail sector. It’s not a question of whether it is an issue or not. It is – but what we should be more concerned is how rampant and serious shoplifting has become in Canada. Let’s Talk Hard Numbers According to a recent CBC study, 10% of shoppers that walk into a retail store are shoplifters “WOW”. Also, 80 percent of Canadians claim to have......

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