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Vendor Managed Inventory and Loss Prevention

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (December 19, 2013) – RGIS, LLC, the market leader in physical inventory services, and Retail Control Group (RCG), the industry's leading store operations and shrink control consultancy, announced a new partnership to provide profit improvement services to the retail industry.

For more than 25 years, the team at Retail Control Group has provided best-in-class shrink reduction and prevention technology and best practices operational training. This training has resulted in a success rate of 98% with clients in reducing store shrink up to 18% in as few as 120 days. With this new partnership, RGIS and RCG are combining resources to provide expert physical inventory best practices with expert shrink reduction best practices to guarantee improved profit opportunities for retailers.

According to Larry Miller, President at the Retail Control Group, "Retailers today are looking for solutions to improve store profit and no other two companies are better positioned to bring these vital services together to help retailers grow 
their profit."

Retailers can expect all new levels of profit-improvement partnership when both companies are engaged, including:

  • Improved pre-inventory preparation services
  • Increased inventory accuracy verification
  • Shrink loss diagnosis audits to determine the underlying causes of excessive shrink
  • Specific shrink loss cure recommendations including pre- and post- inventory tracking analytics, manager training, technology recommendations and implementation/execution support
  • Store manager best practices training services resulting in improved operational results

According to Bill Carpou, EVP for Sales and Marketing at RGIS, "These are very competitive times for retailers and we want to put our clients in the best, competitively advantaged position as possible. RGIS and Retail Control Group are working to take inventory management and shrink prevention to new levels, helping to support both sales and profit growth."

About RGIS 
Turn your next inventory event into an opportunity to get smarter with your space. RGIS takes you beyond the count with integrated inventory services that include store surveys, space management, store remodels and resets, RFID solutions and asset optimization. With proven successes in all aspects of retail, healthcare and manufacturing inventory, it's no surprise that more organizations, in more places, trust RGIS to provide the information and insight they need to fully understand their assets and make better business decisions.

About Retail Control Group 
Retail Control Group is America's premier store operations and loss prevention training and advisory resource for the grocery and convenience store industry. Led by Larry Miller, national speaker, author, creator of the Shrink Trax business intelligence program, the National Supermarket Shrink Survey, The Profit Program and the Total Store Manager Program, the Retail Control Group team of experts guarantee bottom-line profit gains through Store Operations & Shrink Control Best Practices, Internal Shrink Prevention Practices Audits and expert training programs for managers and supervisors, smart reporting technology and custom profit-making solutions. For more information see: or call 602.448.8500. 



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