Loss Prevention

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Loss Prevention

NRF’s loss prevention community works with retail LP professionals, law enforcement and government agencies to protect retailers, people, assets, reputations and brands. Browse resources and read the latest articles and press releases related to loss prevention.


Retail's loss prevention and cyber risk event

June 5-7 | Grapevine, Texas

Join your comrades at NRF PROTECT as we address changing threats with new strategies, identify top retail security priorities and discover new tools to help combat retail crime in an ever-changing environment.

Organized Retail Crime: An Assessment of a Persistent and Growing Threat

Conducted in partnership with K2 Integrity, this comprehensive report provides a detailed assessment of U.S.-based ORC groups, their tactics and techniques for theft and resale and their linkages with other types of organized crime.

Organized Retail Crime

Organized retail crime is on the rise, and NRF has stepped up its efforts to have Congress address the issue. Learn more about how NRF advocates for legislative proposals that would be effective in fighting retail crime.

Retail crime
National Retail Security Survey 2022

NRF’s Retail Security Survey is an annual survey of retail loss prevention professionals that covers national retail security issues such as inventory shrink, employee integrity and organized retail crime.

Retail security

Looking for tools on retail safety and security? Access NRF’s resources including active shooter and emergency preparedness reports.

Retail safety and security tools

More loss prevention content

5 tips for cybersecurity resiliency from CISA’s Nitin Natarajan
NRF PROTECT: Best practices for ‘target-rich, resource-poor’ retail organizations.
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How Inspire Brands, Albertsons and Helzberg Diamonds adapt to the everchanging challenge of online fraud
NRF PROTECT: Approaching fraud as an overall business problem helps companies tackle the problem holistically.
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The art of taking a second look
NRF PROTECT: Retail security professionals refresh their visual intelligence skills.
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Exclusive: NRF Survey Shows Majority of Consumers Believe Retail Crime has Increased
The NRF issued a statement regarding the Combating Organized Retail Crime Act of 2023 introduced in the U.S. House.
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Retailers are sounding the alarm on organized retail crime
ORC impacts the economy, jobs and accessibility to goods.
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In their own words: Why you should attend NRF PROTECT
Make the most of retail’s premier event for loss prevention, asset protection, digital fraud and cyber risk.
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Loss Prevention Council

This invitation-only council is composed of senior LP executives who discuss common problems in LP and share new ideas on product and program results. 

Additional NRF councils for loss prevention professionals include: 

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Fraud Council

The NRF Fraud Prevention Professionals Working Group brings together retail leaders with responsibility for fraud prevention to discuss their companies’ digital and in-store fraud prevention strategies and operations.