Adrian Beck Publications

Publications (2019)

Beck, A. (2019) Total Retail Loss 2.0: From Theory to Practice, RILA Research Paper, Arlington, USA.

Beck, A. (2019) ‘Making a Difference in Retail: Reflections on the Contribution of the Loss Prevention Industry’, Loss Prevention Magazine EU, Autumn, 32-34.

Publications (2018)

Beck, A (2018) The Rise of Self-checkout in Retailing: Understanding the Risk and Managing the Problem, Leicester: Erudite Publishing.

Beck, A. (2018) ‘Moving Beyond Shrinkage: Developing a Definition and Typology of Total Retail Loss’, Security Journal, 31 (1): 93-110.

Beck, A. (2018) ‘Delivering Effective Loss Prevention in a Complex World’, Loss Prevention Magazine EU, Autumn, 38-39.

Beck, A. (2018) Self-checkout in Retail: Measuring the Loss, An ECR Community White Paper, Brussels: ECR Community.

Beck, A. (2018) Measuring the Impact of RFID in Retailing: Key Lessons from 10 Case-study Companies, An ECR Community White Paper, Brussels: ECR Community.

Beck, A. (2018) ‘RFID and Retailing: Has Its Time Finally Arrived?’, Loss Prevention Magazine EU, Spring, 40-42.

Publications (2017)

Beck, A. (2018) ‘Moving Beyond Shrinkage: Developing a Definition and Typology of Total Retail Loss’, Security Journal, 31 (1): 93-110.

Beck, A. (2017) ‘Making the Most of Loss Prevention Resources: Understanding and Responding to Risk Using the Hot Concept’, Loss Prevention Magazine EU, Winter, 36-37.

Beck, A. (2017) ‘Measuring the Impact of Retail Loss Prevention Interventions’, Loss Prevention Magazine EU, Autumn, 36-38.

Beck, A. (2017) ‘From Thief Catchers to Change Managers: Loss Prevention as Agents of Change’, Loss Prevention Magazine EU, Summer, 34-36.

Beck, A., Palmer, W. and Peacock, C. (2017) ‘Adopting an Intervention Assessment Framework in LP’, Loss Prevention Magazine, July-August, 34-36.

Beck, A., Palmer, W. and Peacock, C. (2017) Benchmarking the Loss Prevention Industry: Emerging Retail Loss Prevention Technologies. Benchmarking the Loss Prevention Industry Series, Number 2, Lexington: PCG Solutions.

Beck, A., Palmer, W. and Peacock, C. (2017) ‘Benchmarking the Loss Prevention Industry: Emerging Technologies’, Loss Prevention Magazine, May-June, 38-40.

Beck, A. (2017) ‘Learning from the Past: Thinking About Loss Prevention in the Future’, Loss Prevention Magazine EU, Spring.

Beck, A. (2017) ‘Redefining Loss’, Security Management, April, 34-42.

Beck, A., Palmer, W. and Peacock, C. (2017) ‘Benchmarking the Loss Prevention Industry: The Research Agenda’, Loss Prevention Magazine, March-April, 38-39.

Beck, A., Palmer, W. and Peacock, C. (2017) ‘Benchmarking the Loss Prevention Industry: Comparing Policies and Practices on Managing Shoplifting’, Loss Prevention Magazine, January-February, 24-26.

Publications (2016)

Beck, A. and Hopkins, M. (2016) ‘Scan and Rob! Convenience Shopping, Crime Opportunity and Corporate Social Responsibility in a Mobile World’, Security Journal, doi:10.1057/sj.2016.6, 1-17.

Beck, A., Palmer, W. and Peacock, C. (2016) Policies and Practices on Managing Shoplifting in Retailing, Benchmarking the Loss Prevention Industry Series, Number 1, Lexington: PCG Solutions.

Beck, A. and Peacock, C. (2016) ‘Getting to Grips with Loss and Costs in Retailing: The Curious Case of Newspaper and Magazines in the UK Grocery Sector’, Loss Prevention Magazine EU, Autumn, 36-39.

Beck, A. (2016) ‘Beyond Shrinkage: Introducing Total Retail Loss’, Loss Prevention Magazine EU, Autumn, 30-34.

Beck, A. (2016) ‘Preparing for the Future Retail Loss Landscape: Setting the Research Agenda for 2017’, Loss Prevention Magazine Europe, Winter, 30-34.

Beck, A. (2016) ‘Beyond Shrinkage: Introducing Total Retail Loss’, Loss Prevention Magazine, November-December, 15-22.

Beck, A. (2016) ‘Introducing Total Retail Loss: Can it Offer a More Meaningful ROI for RFID?’, RFID Journal, http://www.rfidjournal.com/articles/view?15279.

Beck, A. (2016) Beyond Shrinkage: Introducing Total Retail Loss, RILA Research Paper, Arlington, USA.

Beck, A. (2016) ‘Making Thieves Think Twice: How to Amplify Risk on the High Street’, Loss Prevention Magazine Europe, Summer, 21-23.

Beck, A, (2016) ‘People Power: The Value of Engaging Staff to Manage Retail Losses’, Loss Prevention Magazine Europe, Spring, 22-24.

Beck, A. (2016) Amplifying Risk in Retail Stores: The evidence to date on making shop thieves think twice, An ECR Community White Paper, Brussels: ECR Community.

Publication (2015)

Beck, A, and Hopkins, M. (2015) ‘Managing the Frontiers of Retail Innovation: Understanding the Potential Impact of Mobile Scan and Pay Technologies on Retail Losses’, Loss Prevention Magazine Europe, December, 37-40.

Beck, A, and Hopkins, M. (2015) ‘Managing the Frontiers of Retail Innovation: Understanding the Potential Impact of Mobile Scan and Pay Technologies on Retail Losses’, Loss Prevention Magazine, December, 15-22.

Beck, A. and Hopkins, M. (2015) Developments in Retail Mobile Scanning Technologies: Understanding the Potential Impact on Shrinkage and Loss Prevention, Leicester: University of Leicester.

Publications (2014)

Beck, A. and Bornman, M. (2014) Making the Link: The Role of Employee Engagement in Controlling Retail Losses, An ECR Europe White Paper, Brussels: ECR Europe.

Beck, A. (2014) ‘Understanding Loss in the Retail Sector’, in M. Gill (ed) The Handbook of Security, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 361-382.

Publications (2011)

Beck A. (2011) The Impact and Control of Shrinkage at Self-scan Checkouts, An ECR Europe White Paper, Brussels: ECR Europe.

Beck, A. (2011) ‘Self-scan Checkouts and Retail Loss: Understanding the Risk and Minimising the Threat’, Security Journal, 24 (3): 199-215.

Beck, A. and Palmer W. (2011) ‘The Importance of Visual Situational Cues and Difficulty of Removal in Creating Deterrence: The Limitations of Electronic Article Surveillance Source Tagging in the Retail Environment’, Journal of Applied Security Research, 6 (1): 110-123.

Publications (2010)

Beck, A. (2010) Packaging Design for Shrinkage Prevention, An ECR Europe Blue Book, Brussels: ECR Europe.

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