There are many aspects to consider when developing a retail security strategy, including loss prevention, physical security, asset protection, risk management, and IT.
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.
A civilian loss prevention officer and two Dallas police officers were shot at a Home Depot in the Texas city.
Card information from charges in-store at Sakes Off 5th and Lord & Taylor have been found vulnerable online.
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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
For most retailers, wholesalers and distributors, the space to store inventory is the largest, yet single cost of doing business.
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.
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.
In the days of analog DVR-based surveillance systems, the biggest worries retailers faced were equipment failure and theft of the recording medium.
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 in Orlando, Florida uses its good reputation to prevent crime at the facility.
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.
Today’s retailers, both large and small, are tasked with increasing awareness in their stores to best control crowds, reduce theft and minimize liability.