While the company attributes its success to the strength of its brand, the efficiency of its stores, and, of course, the quality of its pretzelry, it says it also is improving operations with the increasing presence and power of surveillance cameras.
- By Ronnie Rittenberry
- Aug 01, 2011
For the past three years, Alloin, a member of the Kuehne + Nagel Group, has been using an array of ultra-high resolution cameras to provide anti-intruder protection for 33 courier depots as well as monitoring the smooth flow of pallets and packages.
Interface, a secure managed cloud services provider, has signed a multi-year contract with Dollar General to provide secure managed cloud services that will improve operations, and increase the security of customer and employee data, while providing significant reductions in operating expenses.
Members of the Benefit Denial Working Group are focused on the study and trial of new loss prevention technologies that render products useless until they are purchased at the point of sale.
When preparing to open Galileo III, a white-tablecloth Italian restaurant in Washington, D.C., within walking distance of the White House and the National Theater, Chef Roberto Donna let his imagination take hold, not only in the dishes he wanted to prepare for Washington’s movers and shakers, but also in how he could maximize the security surveillance system he knew he would need to protect his assets and help manage his business.
- By Courtney Pedersen
- Jul 01, 2011
Crime never gets old, and old crime neverseems to go away. If there is a will, there will always be a way for bad actors to steal money,or in this case, steal an identity. Card skimming has resurfaced as a thief’s easy mark.
- By Ralph C. Jensen
- Jul 01, 2011
Stanley Black & Decker recently announced that it has made an offer to acquire all of the outstanding common stock and warrants of Niscayah, a commercial security and monitoring company specializing in electronic security services and solutions based in Stockholm, Sweden, for SEK18.00 per share in cash.
DigitalPersona, Inc., a global provider of authentication and endpoint protection solutions, recently announced Sailormen, Inc., the largest Popeye's Chicken & Biscuits franchise in the U.S., is rolling out U.are.U Fingerprint Readers to 148 locations throughout Alabama, Illinois, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Missouri. Sailormen, Inc. has found that the deployment of fingerprint biometrics as a part of their point-of-sale (POS) systems, has improved employee accountability, increased sales, and reduced both unauthorized transactions and payroll fraud.
Albuquerque retailer’s operations had come to a screeching halt several times due to copper wire theft until it installed a reliable wireless sensor network.
After recording an all-time low shrinkage percentage in 2009, retail crime and fraud is on the upswing. Richard Hollinger, professor in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at the University of Florida, presented the preliminary results of the 2010 National Retail Security Survey Tuesday at the National Retail Federation Loss Prevention Conference in Grapevine, Texas.
- By Brent Dirks
- Jun 15, 2011
Four to 16-channel AXIS M70 and P72 Series video encoders offer up to 15 and 30 fps H.264 video in D1 resolution across all channels with options for audio and local storage.
Organized retail crime isn’t only costly for businesses, it’s dangerous, and the problem extends far beyond stores, according to NRF’s seventh annual Organized Retail Crime survey.
Milestone Systems open platform IP video management software is being used to manage shrinkage by Komplett, a major e-commerce company with nine Web shops in Scandinavia selling PCs and computer components, consumer electronics, home and leisure products, appliances, tools, kitchen and gardening equipment.
Brivo Systems LLC recently announced that a Whole Foods warehouse located in Aurora, Colo., near Denver, has installed Brivo ACS WebService to improve security and operations at the 110,000 square foot facility and adjoining bakery. Security Install Solutions is the integrator for this installation.
The online community joins forces with the Northern California Organized Retail Crime Association.
The company will provide services that will secure more than 550 stores for the next five years with its “I Guard” and “I Control” products.
Working to provide its members and the industry with the most up to date information about emergency response protocols, as recommended by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, NRF has updated its active shooter emergency response guidelines, which were originally created in 2008.
The lifetime limited warranty comes automatically on any model of the Advantage Series manufactured after April 4, 2011 upon a brief online registration.
Independent grocers face a tough business environment. They are typically faced with severe competition from national chains, price erosion and rising overhead, not to mention business related issues of food spoilage, sourcing, employee matters and loss prevention. To beat the odds in this tough environment, one independent business owner is using technology.
The number of applicants tripled this year, Vector doubled the number of scholarships, and the program included the recently released Loss Prevention Certified (LPC) program.