About the author: Eric White serves as director of retail strategy for Wren, providers of physical security solutions used by some of the world's most innovative and respected retailers including Walmart, The Home Depot and Target. White has 20 years of experience in loss prevention, asset protection and physical security, having served at Walmart and The Home Depot. He has been awarded Diplomate status for innovative work and leadership in the Private Sector and serves on the board of directors for the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security (ABCHS). White can be reached at email@example.com. You can find more of Eric White's commentary at Wren Solutions' LPXtra Blog.