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Your #1 Tool for Deterring Thieves: Why Physical Security Hygiene Matters

This article originally appeared in Loss Prevention Magazine. In trying to deter thieves, it helps to put yourself in their shoes and see the store environment as they do. Are burned-out lights in the parking lot? Are the cameras hanging by a wire or facing the ground? If so, it’s like hanging up a welcome […]

Is Your Retail Store Security Up to Date?

Preventing shoplifting is one of the most straightforward ways retailers can reduce shrink in their inventory. Sending a strong message of deterrence to thieves relies on having reliable retail store security to show that you are taking loss prevention seriously. These retail security measures can vary from tried-and-true physical security techniques to implementing cybersecurity protection […]

How to Prevent Shoplifting

According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), external shoplifting accounts for 36.5 percent of retail inventory shrinkage. Retailers should prioritize protecting their merchandise because it is their key investment and source of revenue. In order to do that, you need to have the right tools and training to prevent your store from being targeted by […]

Cryptocurrency and Asset Protection: Why We Need Regulation

Terms like cryptocurrency and Bitcoin have become part of the common lexicon. Many online retailers accept cryptocurrency as a form of payment, and even brick-and-mortar stores and restaurants advertise that they accept cryptocurrency. But despite its widespread popularity, cryptocurrency has almost no regulation. By its very nature, cryptocurrency can be very difficult to manage on a large scale backed […]

How to Train Retail Employees to Spot Counterfeit Money

Today there is a lot of counterfeit detection technology available, from UV light counterfeit detection lamps to more affordable counterfeit money pens. But there are a lot of ways you can tell if a bill is authentic or fake, and they are so easy that you can train all your store associates how to detect […]

How to Prevent Shoplifting False Alarms

If you are wondering how to prevent shoplifting, you have probably heard the recommendation to install a retail security system, like an EAS system, many times. An EAS system is a user-friendly and efficient way for retailers to deter thieves and reduce shrink in their stores. However, if your EAS system is alerting your staff […]

Best Security Cash Bags

Reusable security cash bags with locks are meant to last for a long time, so they can be a good investment for local credit unions or small businesses who do not handle large quantities of money every day but still want to secure their cash. Here is a list of the most popular reusable security […]