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The Loss Prevention Files: Inside the Mind of a Shoplifter

Have you ever wondered what a criminal is thinking when they’re stealing from your store? Consider their process. Maybe their goal is to avoid detection and eventually resell the stolen merchandise, or maybe it’s just the thrill of the experience that drives their criminal behavior. Either way, burglars are opportunists looking for weak points in […]

Stay Armed and Knowledgeable in the Retail World

There are many factors that go into management in retail: business plans, employee supervision, marketing strategies, and more. But what about protecting your investment with proper security protocol? The National Association for Shoplifting Prevention (NASP) reports that shoplifters make off with over $13 billion worth of merchandise every year. Here are a few things to […]

Safeguarding Your Business from Burglary

When owning a business, protecting your investment should come with the territory. If you are a business owner and aren’t currently exercising safety measures for you and your employees, it may be time to take matters into your own hands. The following are reasons why commissioning a security system for your place of business can […]

Preventing Employee Theft with Security Upgrades

  When we think of retail theft, we think of items being stuffed into a large bag or underneath baggy clothing by shoplifters who then scurry out of the store, avoiding detection. But what if there were an otherwise trusted employee managing a covert operation from the inside? If you own a business, employee pilfering […]

Security is essential – just ask Danaerys!

If you’re anything like the millions of other worldwide fans watching Game of Thrones, you know the importance of insulating your interests with a protective system. For Danaerys Targaryen, that protective system includes her dragon children. For Cersei Lannister, it is the Mountain. For Arya Stark, it is her skills as an assassin.   Security […]

Summertime Security Threats

There are lots of things to look forward to as the weather warms and spring eases into summer. Barbeques, summer concerts, and beach days included. But summertime is also an active season for would-be criminals and their consorts since it’s often a time where people have their guards down and settle into vacation states of […]

Keep your business safe this spring

Spring has come and we are squarely inside the half of the year with longer daylight hours. It’s the perfect time to reassess your security strategy and address any vulnerabilities that may have revealed themselves in the winter months. As your business grows, so too should your security plan and there are many things you […]

So you think you’re buying a security system

  What is it that you’re really purchasing when you finally install that security system? You may think it’s security (duh?), and in a way, you’d be right. But, if you take a minute to dig a little deeper, you’ll discover that what you’re really purchasing is peace of mind.   The peace of mind […]

Fire Alarm System Installation Mistakes To Know About

  If you’ve made a recent fire alarm system purchase then congratulations! You have taken a major first step in protecting your commercial property or business and the assets its responsible for. Whether your system was state-of-the-art or more budget-conscious, having one is a critical component of any smart business strategy. However, mistakes can still […]

Silent alarms save lives

      Imagine this scenario:   A small to medium-sized business owner is renting a commercial space from another business in the same building and was contacted after hours at home by their security alarm company. They were informed there was reason to believe a break-in had occurred at their place of business and […]