In 2016, the average inventory shrink rate increased to 1.44 percent. According to the National Retail Security Survey 2017, shoplifting by outside customers accounted for 37% retail inventory loss, followed by 30% in employee theft, 21% in administrative errors and 5% in vendor fraud. Together this loss accounted for $48.9 billion worth of inventory. There […]
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Over the last decade, the retail industry has experienced a transformation. As consumers spent more dollars shopping over the internet, traditional brick and mortar stores had to reevaluate their strategies and direct their focus on customer experience, store operations, and improved efficiencies in addition to loss prevention. It is a subtle shift with giant implications. […]
The integration of security technology into the business landscape has grown so quickly that it has become commonplace. Whereas once business owners debated whether or not to use security cameras and wondered if it could have a negative impact on their business, now CCTV security camera systems have become standard security equipment for businesses of […]
Retail theft, whether it is due to shoplifting or employee theft, is one of the biggest factors negatively impacting the profitability of any retail establishment. No matter how secure a store may be, there are always ways to improve security. One of the best ways to do that is to ensure that you are maximizing […]
Nobody likes to miss out, miss the mark, or fail to execute well, but in retail it happens- a lot. This is especially true when it comes to retail video surveillance systems. If you own a retail business and utilize security cameras purely for security purposes, you are missing out on using it to help […]
If you are using security technologies just to protect the business from loss or intrusion, you might want to think again. Asset protection (AP) and loss prevention (LP) are both critical to the retail environment but using security technologies to just address these things can cripple a business that could and should be thriving. Security […]
There is no disputing that video surveillance is a critical component of your business’ security system, whether it is one c-store, restaurant, or chain of grocery stores it is a technology that is trusted and proven fundamental to protecting employees, customers, and property. But the question is, when is it time to replace the existing […]
IP video surveillance cameras offer significant advantages over analog, but are they cost effective? Absolutely.
To get the most out of your retail access control system, ask these questions before installation.
When crime hits your business eyewitness testimony is not enough. There are important reasons you need video surveillance systems.
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