A retail security officer's main job is to keep a watchful eye on stock,
staff and the customers. They often have rather specific job
responsibilities but they do have various tools at their disposal to meet
the task at hand.
Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) has helped apparel retailers detect
and prevent theft for decades, protecting everything from designer jeans and
handbags to leather jackets and intimate apparel. Merchandise Visibility via
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)-based solutions provides detailed
insights into the location and quantity of apparel and footwear from the
manufacturing source to the store in order to reduce out-of-stocks, reduce
inventory costs and increase sales and margins. The time has come for the
convergence of these two technologies:
RFID applied as an EAS solution.
Welcome to the loss prevention job
description section of the Apparel Search employment
directory. In this section of our guide we present
information relevant to a career as a loss prevention.
Although for many of our
career descriptions we provide
information that we have developed internally, a large
portion of this
section relies heavily on user input. No one knows a
career path better than someone that has actually worked
in the particular position. Therefore, we welcome
members of the fashion community to submit their
personal experience to this page. Active members
fashion industry are welcome to contribute to the
job descriptions by using the comment area below.
have previously or currently work as a loss prevention please add your insight
to the community discussion. Educators such as
fashion school teachers and
knowledgeable garment industry veterans are also welcome to
comment. Let's all work together to help educate
the world about various
More specifically, let's education regarding this
particular career path.
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