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A Check Kiting Kingdom Comes Crashing Down

  • Eric Miller
  • 08.17.2016
  • Blog
Lately, we’ve been writing about retailers and restaurateurs contending with activities impacting profits such as losses from employee fraud and theft, inefficient operations, and noncompliance with corporate policies.  However, on June 23rd, 2016 a major fraud scandal hit close to home in nearby ...


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How to Thwart Restaurant Employee Theft: The ‘Wagon Wheel’ Scheme

  • Eric Miller
  • 08.04.2016
  • Blog
As a restaurateur, you’d like to believe that all of your employees are honest people.  While many of them are, industry surveys continue to indicate that most restaurants will experience some form of employee theft.  This could range from hourly employees snacking on French fries, or managers ...


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Turning Sweethearts into Productive Employees

Lately, we’ve been writing about some of the most common types of employee theft, as a part of our loss prevention education series, and our tips on how to identify and solve these issues.  Sweethearting ranks on the top 5 list of common employee theft practices. Sweethearting is the term used when ...


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Defining Retail "Returnaholics" into four categories

  • Eric Miller
  • 05.27.2010
  • Blog
Defining Retail "Returnaholics" into four categories A lot has been made about a recent article on AOL.com regarding "returnaholics" this week. In fact, that one article led to a quintupling of the site traffic for Agilence as well as multiple radio and television requests for comment.


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The Modern Methods for Retail Theft

  • Eric Miller
  • 04.30.2010
  • Blog
The Modern Methods for Retail Theft Managing retail loss, or shrink, has always been a priority for stores, but the recent downfall of the economy has resulted in downsizing, lower budgets for security technology, and increased customer theft.


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