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ASIS convention site has state-of-the art security

The Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia is happy with its security upgrade by Schneider.
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09/13/2012

PHILADELPHIA—When the Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority decided it needed to expand the 624,000-square-foot Center City venue, it also decided the $700 million expansion plan should include the latest in security systems installed by a design-build contractor.

Tyco Global Accounts: Leveraging cooperation for customers

‘We’re one organization, one enterprise,’ says Renae Leary
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09/07/2012

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Since its inception five years ago, Tyco Integrated Global Accounts has morphed from a sales-focused organization to a program that offers “complete operational management,” says Renae Leary, senior director, global accounts.
 

Higher wages tied to reduced employee theft, says study

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08/01/2012

CHAMPAIGN, Ill.—A new study demonstrates a correlation between higher employee wages and reduced employee theft in the convenience store industry.

New study to explore loss prevention risks of emerging POS technology

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07/23/2012

ARLINGTON, Va.—The Retail Industry Leaders Association last week announced a new initiative to examine the loss prevention risks of emerging technologies in the retail sector.

Reassessing cinema security in the wake of Colorado's movie theater massacre

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07/23/2012

AURORA, Colo.—Not all the details of Friday's shooting in this Denver suburb are known yet, but the discussion has already begun about how the rampage—which left 12 dead and nearly 60 wounded—will impact security at movie theaters across the country.

NY Senate passes bevy of anti-ORC bills

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07/02/2012

ALBANY, N.Y.—The New York State Senate recently passed legislation that would crack down on organized retail crime by creating new crimes and increasing penalties on existing ones.

New Survey: Retail theft falls in 2011

National Retail Security Survey findings released at NRF's LP conference
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06/20/2012

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Total losses from retail theft decreased by more than eight percent in 2011 compared to the year before, according to preliminary findings released today from the National Retail Security Survey conducted by Richard Hollinger at the University of Florida.

Survey: Shoplifter apprehensions, recovered dollars increase in 2011

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06/11/2012

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla.—After retailers reported a drop in shoplifter apprehensions and recovered dollars in 2010, major retailers have reportedly bounced back, according to the 24th Annual Retail Theft Survey conducted by Jack L.

Emerging technology, ORC to be focus at upcoming NRF LP show

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06/11/2012

NEW ORLEANS—Attendees of next week's National Retail Federation Loss Prevention Conference, to be held in this city, can expect extensive conversations about emerging technology and organized retail crime, among many others.

Suspected shoplifter dies after altercation with Walmart LP officers

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06/06/2012

COVINA, Calif.—A suspected shoplifter died on Friday in the parking lot of a Walmart here after an altercation with the store's loss prevention officers, according to a local news report.

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