Loss Prevention

Whether it is dealing with robbery, aggressive people, employee theft, electronic crime, or credit card, financial and data fraud, every retailer can protect their profits through proactively ensuring they have the best protective strategies in place.

Retail Council of Canada offers retail-specific resources for loss prevention, operations, and IT/data professionals, HR executives, audit practitioners and privacy lawyers to learn best practices, share ideas and network.

Retail Safety Guidebook

Establishing a comprehensive retail security plan is an important step towards keeping staff and customers safe. RCC and Safe Work Manitoba provide a detailed guide to help retailers develop standardized approaches to identifying, categorizing, and recording incidents that occur in the workplace.

Key Issues

Violence in stores
Violence in stores

RCC is tirelessly searching for new solutions to prevent violence in Canada’s retail work environments, linking police services, government officials, and store employees to find an end to indiscriminate attacks on the country’s retail workforce.

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Committees

Loss Prevention Advisory Council

The LP Advisory Committee is open to senior loss prevention personnel from RCC member companies. The objective of the committee is to provide a forum for Loss Prevention, Asset Protection and Risk Management leaders from across Canada to discuss challenges within the industry and collaborate on issues facing retailers. The Advisory Committee will identify trends, insights, and provide solutions regarding matters of risk within the areas of Loss Prevention and Risk Management to establish Key Objectives and core activities focused on providing solutions and sharing best practices.

The Committee has identified three critical issues/trends that are common to all retailers across Canada and have established the following Strategic Objectives for 2022:

  1. Increase of workplace violence, arson, and property crime
  2. Collaboration with Police, Justice, and government
  3. Organized Retail Crime

The committee convenes every two months through virtual meetings and during the annual LP Conference.

View the current list of LP Advisory Committee members.

Click here to join the LP Advisory Committee or learn more about the RCC LP activities.

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