Retail Security


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There are many aspects to consider when developing a retail security strategy, including loss prevention, physical security, asset protection, risk management, and IT.

Overcoming Key Challenges

The retail industry has become increasingly competitive as brick-and-mortar companies attempt to hold their own against online retailers offering low prices and free shipping. In this environment, retailers are seeking every possible advantage they can get in order to grow revenues while also addressing traditional security challenges like inventory loss.

Two Police Officers, Civilian Shot at Dallas Home Depot

Two Police Officers, Civilian Shot at Dallas Home Depot

A civilian loss prevention officer and two Dallas police officers were shot at a Home Depot in the Texas city.

Saks, Lord & Taylor: 5 Million Debit and Credit Card Details Stolen

Saks, Lord & Taylor: 5 Million Debit and Credit Card Details Stolen

Card information from charges in-store at Sakes Off 5th and Lord & Taylor have been found vulnerable online.

All On Board

Traditionally, security directors deployed physical access control systems to secure doors and IT managers controlled their networks. Physical security and IT security were managed independently and operated in silos. Today, this model is no longer successful.

Captis Intelligence Announces Agreement with Rite Aid

Captis Intelligence announced today the addition of Rite Aid.

Gas Monkey Security

Industry Vertical

Gas Monkey Security

Richard Rawlings is the kind of guy that keeps track of everything in his shop, and when his Gas Monkey Garage started booming, an up-to-date security system was critical.

Securing the Joint

Securing the Joint

Call it what you will, marijuana, cannabis, weed, Mary Jane or pot, it’s creating a whole new gold rush for entrepreneurs in an emerging industry, including security products and services.



Securing the High End

For retailers of high end consumer electronics such as smartphones, tablets, e-readers, drones, digital cameras and fitness watches, the customer’s retail experience can be just as important as loss prevention.

Protecting the Puppets

The Center for Puppetry Arts commissioned Atlanta’s Operational Security Systems (OSS) to provide security including access control for both phases of the construction project. The challenge included many key components.

Data Capture

Data Capture

A large, outdoor shopping plaza located in a major city in Italy is home to a wide array of retailers, restaurants and kiosks designed to meet the varying needs of consumers across the region.

Holding Your Currency

Holding Your Currency

If you know GardaWorld, it’s likely because you’ve been behind one of their ubiquitous and hard to miss red and white armored trucks as they go about the business of being North America’s largest cash-handling service provider.

Profitability Strains

Profitability Strains

For most retailers, wholesalers and distributors, the space to store inventory is the largest, yet single cost of doing business.

Heads Up

Heads Up

The financial business is always evolving to meet the growing demands of customers, and organizations have shifted priorities significantly to provide the highest level of service and convenience.

Big Data Deal

Big Data Deal

From cyber attacks and organized retail crime, to the explosive growth of omni-channel and digital currencies, there is no shortage of new challenges facing retailers today.

A Conduit For Attack

A Conduit For Attack

In the days of analog DVR-based surveillance systems, the biggest worries retailers faced were equipment failure and theft of the recording medium.

A Grand Experience

A Grand Experience

Davenport Hotels has relied on an analog video surveillance system for the existing hotel facilities and structures. For the new Davenport Grand Hotel, hotel management wanted to ensure the safety and security of its guests, employees, and visitors while helping to prevent theft and other loss.

The Mall at Millenia: Where Reputation is Key

The Mall at Millenia: Where Reputation is Key

The Mall at Millenia in Orlando, Florida uses its good reputation to prevent crime at the facility.

Tackling Shrink

The winter holiday season is a highly anticipated double-edged sword for retailers. During this time period, brick-and-mortar stores earn a large chunk of annual revenue, and the aggregated sales statistics from big-box stores can often serve as a gauge for how the economy is faring overall.

Online Exclusive:Tackling Retail Shrink with Increased Awareness

Online Exclusive: Tackling Retail Shrink with Increased Awareness

Today’s retailers, both large and small, are tasked with increasing awareness in their stores to best control crowds, reduce theft and minimize liability.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - July/August 2018

    July/August 2018

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    • Out of Harm's Way
    • The Focus on Public Space
    • Think Beyond the Perimeter

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