March 4, 2014

From mat management to the use of proper cleaning products, prevention is, of course, key to slip and fall management in retail stores. But there are two additional key areas that should be addressed — management communication and accountability. Indeed, sharing information and holding department managers accountable for results can reap numerous benefits for a company.

June 24, 2013

A cooler start to spring and mixed-bag of Memorial Day weekend weather in the Northeast may have contributed to less than expected year-to-date sales and traffic for some retailers, according to Levin Management’s annual mid-year Retail Sentiment Survey, which polled retailers in the firm’s 90-property, 12.5 million-square-foot shopping center portfolio.

June 24, 2013

The Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh that killed more than 1,100 people highlights the serious risks that labor conditions can pose not only to workers, but also to organizations’ reputations, supply chains, and bottom lines, according to a report by global insurance broking and risk management firm Marsh.

July 18, 2012

By Mark Robinson, UPS Capital Corp.

August 22, 2011

While retailers continue to beef up computer security, hackers continue to find ways to circumvent even the most sophisticated cyber-blockades. And the threat is not only hackers or rogue employees maliciously liberating private information: Data breaches occur when sensitive information is improperly disposed of and tossed in the trash or lost when a laptop or other portable electronic device is mislaid by or stolen from a well-meaning employee. This not only impacts your customers but can damage a company’s reputation and bottom line.


March 25, 2011

Developers Diversified Realty Corp. announced Friday it has furthered its commitment to risk management with the formalization of its Enterprise Risk Management Program.

March 11, 2010

Big Lots announced Friday that Joe R. Cooper and Lisa M. Bachmann have been named...

January 5, 2009

Lowe’s Cos. said Tuesday that Marshall Croom will become senior VP and chief risk officer,...

July 31, 2008

The Risk Management and Decision Processes Center at the Wharton School of Business, University...

May 31, 2008

Risk happens—all day, every day. The days when risk could be defined simply in...

May 31, 2008

Talking with retailers for this month’s cover story on risk management, I flashed back...

May 6, 2008

Publix Super Markets announced that Ed Shivers, VP of risk management, has decided to retire,...