Tag: Loss Prevention


Has Amazon peaked in regards to disrupting retail?

Has Amazon peaked in regards to disrupting retail? As a digital marketplace Amazon has brought great impact in retail by way of bringing exciting innovations in customer service according to the expectations of customers as well as their present shopping trends. People the world over now speak about the “Amazon Effect”. Many among the erstwhile retail giants of the world are now struggling for their survival consequent to the “Amazon Effect”. The past two decades saw the disruption of the retail world which happened as a result of the aggressive growth of......

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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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