TITLE

Waking Up Wal-Mart from Its Loss Prevention Nightmare

AUTHOR(S)
May, Steven
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Sep2007, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p114
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the challenges surrounding the practices employed by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in managing theft and shrinkage in the U.S. The decision of the company to give up its zero-tolerance shoplifting policy may have been influenced by scrutiny from outside sources. It is noted that the withdrawal of the company from its proactive loss prevention (LP) approach can increase shrink, decrease profitability, and affect shareholder value.
ACCESSION #
26578510

 

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