The Importance of a Door Chime

Sometimes it can be the smallest change in retail that can make large impacts. Take door alerts, an often forgotten part of the retail experience. Have you ever considered the effect a simple door chime might have on your business? Let’s dig a little deeper into the power of door chimes. A door chime works Read More …

The Need for Increased Security Over the Holiday Shopping Season

Retail stores anticipate the high-volume holiday season all year. Although there are, of course, other times of the year when sales are good, there’s no comparison to the spike most retail businesses enjoy in the weeks leading up to the end of the year. Unfortunately, would-be thieves also see an opportunity. When stores are packed Read More …

Preventable Loss: How to Reduce Theft and Preserve Profits

Profit preservation is the aim of every retailer. Yet shoplifting and employee theft accounts for an estimated $60 billion a year according to Forbes. The good news is that inventory shrinkage–having less merchandise than what your records indicate you should have–is a preventable loss. The overwhelming majority of thefts are opportunistic. What this means for Read More …

Employee Theft Prevention: Is It Possible?

Learn how to prevent and deal with employee theft by implementing measures such as comprehensive background checks, cameras, and even prosecution if necessary. Theft is a prominent problem in a majority of businesses. While shopper theft is common in retail businesses, even more common is employee theft. Small businesses deal with the issue of theft Read More …