Although Cyber Awareness Month has come and gone, the importance of being vigilant is ever present. Sponsored by the National Cyber Security Division within the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance, the resources are always available for you to make sure that your management and operational teams have the resources and information necessary to safeguard your assets.
History of National Cyber Security Awareness Month
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Join us for the 2016 FMI Asset Protection Conference from
March 14-17, 2016.
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Risk and Safety
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.
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
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.
The Food Marketing Institute has long supported U.S. food retailers through annual surveys of shopper behaviors and attitudes, providing consistent metrics to evaluate the changing market landscape. This year, FMI worked with the Hartman Group to supplement our U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends research perspective with a cultural lens, interviewing Americans in their homes and while shopping, and drawing upon ethnographic research into U.S. food consumption and consumers.
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
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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In partnership with the Loss Prevention Academy, FMI is pleased to offer our members discounts on the following courses:
FBI - Active Shooter and Mass Casualties FDA - Food Defense FEMA - Ready Business Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) Loss Prevention Research Council National Association for Shoplifting Prevention Additional Education/Training Loss Prevention Foundation Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates ASIS
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