Asset Protection

FMI Asset Protection

FMI 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



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.



  • FMI Crisis Communications Manual

    To best handle a crisis, the most equipped teams invest time in preparing, planning, testing and practicing for various scenarios that may one day happen to or involve their food retail location. The members-only FMI Crisis Communications Manual has resources to help your store prepared for the next crisis.  

    Additional Resource: FMI Incident Response Communications Plan

  • Food Defense: Cross Your T’s and Dot Your I’s

    MealIf ever there was a time to turn up the dial on asset protection, it is now. While there are any number of issues that keep those charged with asset protection up at night, perhaps no topic is more vital to your company’s customers and investors than that of food defense.
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  • Crisis at Your Store Door

    Crisis At Your DoorThe newly revamped Audit/Safety/Asset Protection (ASAP) Conference is the one event this year designed to give those charged with creating company safety plans, store crisis plans and auditing systems the information they need to excel at their jobs in a constantly changing business environment.
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  • Visa and MasterCard Delay EMV Liability: A Win for Retail

    20151208-FMI-189r-WEBNo matter how big or small, when merchants get a victory, we run with it. That is what last week’s announcement from Visa and MasterCard is—a win for retail. The two biggest card brands announced they are delaying EMV implementation from the original announced date of 2017 until 2020, largely due to migration challenges and lack of availability of equipment. The three-year delay is a relief for stores who are already working with and toward complete EMV implementation.
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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

RISK AND SAFETY LEADERSHIP 

The Risk and Safety Committee assists FMI in planning the Asset Protection Conference and may provide input and guidance throughout the year about FMI’s efforts around risk management and safety issues. Want to learn more? Contact Us