Asset Protection

FMI Asset ProtectionFMI offers multiple initiatives and opportunities for collaboration among food retailing industry professionals in the areas of loss prevention, risk management, workplace safety, crisis management, technology, and overall asset protection concerning people, reputation and property. 

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Announcing the 2017
ASAP Conference: Audit • Safety • Asset Protection

FMI's newly revamped ASAP Conference is the only event for Audit, Safety and Asset Protection professionals in food retail that keeps you ahead of what's next. Previously known as the Asset Protection Conference, the ASAP Conference now includes a focus on all the areas most important to protecting your company’s profit. Learn More

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FMI Asset Protection Resources

2013 Asset Protection Department & Compensation Study

This study examines food retail companies’ asset protection department structure, by job description and compensation, in an effort to allow FMI members of all sizes to compare their departments against these aggregated templates.

2013 Food For Thought: Retail Video Trends & Doing More for your Organization

This survey conducted by FMI and Axis Communications identifies key trends in video. Whether retailers are beginning to deploy or have an established IP video solution in place, the benefits of IP video reach various levels of a store from safety and Assets Protection to distribution and operations to merchandising and marketing. With IP video, food retailers and other stakeholders are doing more for their stores.

Supermarket Security and Loss Prevention 2009

This report by FMI and Checkpoint Systems, Inc. looks at the issues of employee theft, shoplifting, organize retail crime and other forms of theft in food retail. This year’s report shows a decline in average shrink and demonstrates that loss prevention is back on track as the economy rebounds. Retailers are training their associates more, curbing internal theft and fighting back against shoplifting and organized retail crime. All signs point to a strong loss prevention initiative that will continue into the future.

  • Are You A Digitally Enabled and Engaged Retailer?

    Online Shopping with Grocey CartWe want answers to those questions to better enable our members, which is why FMI is embarking on a multidimensional, multi-year digital shopper and digitally enabled retailing journey with Nielsen. We’ll explore the business imperatives that are crucial to understanding retailers’ positioning today and to have a strategic vision for the future – capabilities among people, processes, and technologies; priorities for connected commerce solutions; and to anticipate the barriers and pitfalls to avoid.
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  • D-SNAP and Other Emergency Feeding Operations

    Store with broken itemsWith historic flooding affecting parts of southern Louisiana, West Virginia and other ongoing disaster-related events in the U.S., FMI wants to ensure your companies are aware of resources available during times of great need.
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  • Embracing a New Wave of Information Technology

    20151208-FMI-332-WEBThe legislative achievements last week on GMO have been a win for the value chain in giving food makers and sellers the option to disclose information in a flexible manner, so it was disconcerting that the debate on GMO included accusations that the food industry was failing to communicate. Conversely, FMI and its coalition partners advocated for a federal system that would offer consistent information to consumers however they wanted to consume it.
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Asset Protection Leadership

The FMI Asset Protection Council is made up of senior level asset protection executives from a diverse mix of FMI member retailers and wholesalers. These executives advise, guide and support various FMI activities related to asset protection, loss prevention, crisis management, cyber security, risk management, operations and safety. They meet regularly to discuss common challenges and work towards ROI-driven solutions to drive industry advancement. What to learn more? Contact Us

FMI Asset Protection Council Q&A

From time to time, we pose food retail asset protection questions to our Asset Protection Council members and ask for their anonymous response on areas of industry interest for determining best practices.

Tablet and Mobile Device Usage - 2014
Store Perishable Policies
Cell Phone Deposits

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