Avery Dennison® Loss Prevention Solutions

Avery Dennison is committed to supporting your loss prevention efforts with solutions ranging from RFID and bar code-enabled supply chain visibility to in-store, tamper-evident labeling solutions and theft recovery

Theft Deterrence and Recovery Solutions

In a recent NRF survey, 100% of senior retail loss prevention executives said their companies had experienced Organized Retail Crime (ORC) in the past year. ORC gangs often use storefronts, pawn shops, flea markets and kiosks to fence stolen goods, and 63% of those surveyed said they had recovered merchandise from a physical location.

Using Avery Dennison® Theft Deterrent and Recovery Labels with Monarch® handheld labelers allows you to label high-theft merchandise with unique brand and store information, and track back to its original source. Speciality adhesives deter product theft and resale, while variable store label information facilitates merchandise recovery if stolen.

Organized Retail Crime
An Expert's Perspective


Avery Dennison's Theft Deterrent and Recovery Solutions Information

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The Product Protected Label

The Avery Dennison Product Protected label has a strong adhesive, allowing it to act as a deterrent if and when a thief attempts to peel
off the label. They will soon realize they will be unsuccessful and
likely give up.

Bottom of the Basket

It is often difficult to know whether a customer has paid for an item on the bottom of their cart, and even more difficult to approach them to ask. It can create an uncomfortable situation for an associate to approach a customer to question whether they have paid for their BOB items. Not only can that be awkward for both parties involved, it can create a sense of distrust or even give a feeling of an unsafe environment.  Avery Dennison can create a very simple label for youto identify when items have been paid for.


Tamper Evident Solutions for
Supply Chain and Gas Stations

Supply Chain:
Maintaining secure packaging is paramount for a successful business. Avery Dennison offers a variety of self-voiding security labels to help prevent tampering throughout your supply chain. What’s more, our extensive collection of materials and adhesives facilitate the creation of unique, customized solutions destruction of packaging upon tampering.

Gas Pumps:
Help protect customer credit card information with these non-residue security labels.  Use  on all access hatches and doors to protect your pumps from the insertion of credit card skimming devices. Visible open/void messaging complies with PCI mandates.


Tamper Evident
Gas Pump
Security Labels


Price Switching Solutions

Price switching is a problem nearly every retailer faces.  Thieves replace price labels on high value items with labels from lesser value or marked down items, resulting in lost revenue for the store.  Avery Dennison has a variety of tamper-evident labels to help reduce this problem.

We offer a number of unique constructions including labels that cannot be reapplied and labels that deconstruct with tampering.  This prevents removal and application to another label or product and reduces losses from price switching.

Case Study
Safeway, Inc.
Price Switching
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RFID Tracking

Track your merchandise from manufacturing through the distribution center to the store to ensure authenticity and visibility to supply chain shrinkage.

In the store, Avery Dennison RFID technology allows you to track how inventory leaves the store,whether by consumer purchases or shrink from employees or outside retail criminals.

Returns Fraud

Get ahead of retail return fraud by implementing proactive solutions. Taking steps to identify products as belonging to a specific brand or store can aid in pinpointing and preventing fraudulent returns. Help ensure legitimate returns with our specially designed item identification labels.


Do you know if your credit card machine has been tampered with?

Thieves with credit card skimmers can steal from you and your customers. A simple visual labeling solution can quickly identify when a credit card skimmer has been placed on your machine. The customized label is made of Avery Dennison’s quality adhesive material that makes it virtually impossible to remove. If someone tampers with your credit card machine, the quick visual will indicate that the integrity of your machine has been compromised.

Loss Prevention Solutions Video


Explore stories about how Avery Dennison's Loss Prevention Solutions has helped battle ORC for retailers.

The New Math of Theft Deterrent
ID Labels

As labeling technology and ORC have changed, so has ROI calculations By Loss Prevention Media -June 6, 2019

Identification is at the heart of security. For cybersecurity, for example, you must distinguish between legitimate and nefarious network traffic. For access control, you must know who’s who in order to deny or permit entry. It’s the same for loss prevention. To effectively mitigate theft, you need to know—and show—that you had a product stolen.

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ISCPO 360 Security Podcast

In this International Supply Chain Protection Organization (ISCPO) podcast, Ryan Yost, VP/GM of Avery Dennison Printer Systems Division talks with Byron J. Smith, Corporate Asset Protection Manager – Corporate Security, International, Business Continuity & Supply Chain for 7-Eleven about the state of the retail and food industries. They talk about how technology is changing the face of retail and food with solutions that solve the challenges of authentication, e-commerce, fulfillment, transparency, visibility, sustainability, and loss prevention and more


To schedule a demo or get help finding the right products and services for your business, contact our solutions experts.