Practical Grocery Store Theft Prevention Strategies

By |2023-06-11T22:48:35+00:00August 17th, 2022|News, Supermarket Loss Prevention|

If you've researched supermarket loss prevention strategies before, you've likely seen advice on hiring security guards, installing CCTV, or locking high theft merchandise in glass cases. While those are all helpful tips, there are even more practical grocery store theft prevention strategies you can implement. So, whether you own a convenience store or a [...]

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What are the Most Stolen Items in a Grocery Store?

By |2022-11-05T19:05:37+00:00March 29th, 2022|News, Supermarket Loss Prevention|

Did you know the most stolen item in a grocery store are cheese products (source)? In 2019, cheese sales went over $114.1 billion globally. Unfortunately, cheese isn't the only product targeted by amateur and professional thieves. Other high shrink grocery store merchandise includes personal health items, laundry detergent, baby formula, and meat. Implementing loss prevention [...]

How to Reduce Shrink in a Meat Department?

By |2022-11-05T19:05:37+00:00February 24th, 2022|News, Supermarket Loss Prevention|

Meat theft isn’t a new problem. In fact, it has been an issue for the last several years. It has only become a more significant problem since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Meat theft is a combination of people stealing to survive, while some thieves see it as an opportunity to make money. Organized [...]

How to Reduce Shrink in a Produce Department & More

By |2022-11-05T19:05:37+00:00January 31st, 2022|News, Supermarket Loss Prevention|

Reducing shrink and preventing theft in a grocery store is a constant concern. From produce to meat to household items, thieves will target any object they can conceal on themselves (yes, even laundry detergent). Supermarket loss prevention is an ongoing strategy for many owners, but you have help! Many online resources and industry professionals are [...]

Supermarket Security & Loss Prevention: Protect Profits

By |2022-11-05T19:05:38+00:00October 8th, 2021|News, Supermarket Loss Prevention|

Supermarket security and loss prevention strategies work together to help supermarkets and grocery stores stop thieves in their tracks. So whether you're a small supermarket store or a large chain, theft can be a demanding problem for you. Common loss prevention tactics include: Training employees to spot shoplifters Installing security cameras (and making sure someone [...]

How to Reduce Shrink in a Grocery Store

By |2023-03-16T01:41:52+00:00August 16th, 2021|News, Supermarket Loss Prevention|

Many supermarkets and grocery stores implement loss prevention tools to combat internal and external theft. There is still one ongoing problem that still needs a solution, out-of-stock inventory. Dealing with out-of-stock items impacts many areas of the business from: Over or under ordering  Customer dissatisfaction  Loss of profits  Standing capital  This is where loss [...]

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Liquor Store Theft Prevention – The Best Security Options

By |2022-11-05T19:05:38+00:00August 5th, 2021|News, Supermarket Loss Prevention|

The National Retail Federation's latest National Retail Security Survey reports an estimated $50.6 billion in shrink, and liquor is one of the top targeted products for shoplifters. This considerable number impacts the retail industry. It affects how Asset Protection (AP) and Loss Prevention (LP) professionals prepare their liquor store theft protection plans.   Why Is Alcohol [...]

Meat Theft Rises – How Do Grocery Stores Prevent This Theft?

By |2022-11-05T19:05:39+00:00July 29th, 2021|News, Supermarket Loss Prevention|

Meat theft isn't new to supermarkets and grocery stores. As shoplifting increases, millions of pounds of beef, pork, and veal are disappearing from retailers’ shelves. This leaves Asset Protection (AP) and Loss Prevention (LP) professionals searching for viable and effective options, which is proving to be a big challenge. Shoplifting Increases on Meat Products  For [...]

Why Meat Theft is on the Rise & How Stores Can Prevent It

By |2022-11-05T19:05:39+00:00July 22nd, 2021|News, Supermarket Loss Prevention|

Meat products, especially beef, are one of the most stolen items in the United States, and supermarkets and grocery stores already have a thin retail margin. This rising problem is an ongoing challenge for Asset Protection (AP) and Loss Prevention (LP) professionals who quickly need to find security solutions. Understanding the reasons for the high [...]

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