10 episodes

An unscripted podcast covering a vast range of retail loss prevention, asset protection, and corporate security related topics.

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An unscripted podcast covering a vast range of retail loss prevention, asset protection, and corporate security related topics.

    • video
    Predicting Social Unrest through Qualitative Research

    Predicting Social Unrest through Qualitative Research

    Ryan Long, Head of Global Intelligence and Executive Protection for McDonald's, joins TalkLP host Amber Bradley to chat about being an intelligence analyst for nearly 20 years.  What exactly does this sexy title mean?  Is it data or all cloak and dagger? Ryan explains his role and how he serves McDonald's through his role.  He discusses the role data plays to the success of his organization and how dissecting qualitative data is imperative. Ryan explains how to qualitatively predict potential social unrest including understanding conditions in certain cities and how to react to certain instances.  Ryan also talks how to build up the "credibility bank" within your organization.

    • 30 min
    • video
    Managing the Complexities of Restaurant Security

    Managing the Complexities of Restaurant Security

    Sean Foley, SVP of Enterprise Security Sales at Interface Security, with Interface joins TalkLP host Amber Bradley to talk lessons from COVID, protecting workers while increasing drive-thru speed, PPE, and partnering with local law enforcement with restaurant loss prevention executives Louis Burke, Senior Manager, Safety and Loss Prevention at El Pollo Loco and Chris Magana, Senior Asset Protection and Safety Manager of Risk WKS Restaurant Group.



    Amber also gets the best (and worst) career advice they've ever received! Take a listen!



    This episode is sponsored by Interface Security.  For more information on Interface's services, click here.

    • 38 min
    • video
    Actionable Ways to be Responsible for Cybersecurity

    Actionable Ways to be Responsible for Cybersecurity

    Twenty-two years and counting for industry veteran Mike Mata who is currently the Director of Cyber Security and Retail Loss Prevention at Worldwide Golf Enterprises.  TalkLP host Amber Bradley sits down with Mike to hear how he proactively did the work to add cybersecurity to his responsibilities.  Mike provides the TalkLP audience with his path in loss prevention into cybersecurity -- and how to be the coolest guy on the block.  He also discusses the many reasons to keep building your professional network and the complexities of how bad actors are connected. Check out his insights!



    This podcast is sponsored by NAVCO.  At NAVCO, we offer leading-edge electronic security solutions backed by world-class service. Our technicians know how to install your systems quickly, efficiently and right—the first time. There is no supervision required on your part and minimal disruption to your business operations.  Learn more by checking out NAVCO here.



     

    • 34 min
    • video
    Innovation in EAS Tags? Hear what Kroger is doing.

    Innovation in EAS Tags? Hear what Kroger is doing.

    Think EAS tags can't be innovative?  Think again. TalkLP host welcomes Carlton Hemphill, Senior Retail Operations Manager, at Kroger to talk about how he's working to beat organized retail crime (ORC) and opportunistic shoplifters with this simple, yet effective, innovation.  Need proof?  Carlton's got it.  Hear him explain his product test, how he did it and what the results yielded.   Hear Carlton's six considerations for moving forward with a technology spend to ensure it's beneficial for the organization.



    Carlton also talks about how his varied experience in grocery operations, asset protection, and merchandising has helped his career growth.



    This episode is sponsored by ALL-TAG.  Find more information about the solution Carlton's discusses and more by clicking here.

    • 30 min
    • video
    GBI’s Assistant Director: ORC’s Connection to Gangs, Violence, Hezbollah and Politics

    GBI’s Assistant Director: ORC’s Connection to Gangs, Violence, Hezbollah and Politics

    TalkLP host Amber Bradley welcomes John Melvin, Assistant Director - Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) to talk about the connection between Organized Retail Crime to gangs, violence, Hezbollah and politics.  In this intense conversation, John gives us a law enforcement perspective on how ORC impacts our society and what politicians can do about it -- but more importantly what can loss prevention professionals DO to get around felony threshold limits AND how to present your case to law enforcement --and make it irresistible! Check it out now!

    • 36 min
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    Loss Prevention’s Take on Retail Predictions

    Loss Prevention’s Take on Retail Predictions

    TalkLP host Amber Bradley sits down with Vice President of Education at the National Retail Federation (NRF), Susan Reda to talk retail predictions for 2021 and why they matter to loss prevention.  We also discuss how those predictions are holding up being mid-year and why it's important for loss prevention executives to pivot.  Susan also provides us a sneak peek into NRF's BIG show and the future of NRF PROTECT.  You can read Susan's retail predictions by clicking here!



    Find out more about the NRF BIG Show and register here.

    • 39 min

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Great info

So glad I found this helpful resource! Thanks for putting together a quality pod!
I work for a corp security team and oversee security for over 70 locations in my area. Tips and advice to share with the boots on the ground always appreciated!

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