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Some pointers on security label positioning

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Security Labels

In retail there’s often talk about the consumer experience, with a wealth of discussion about displaying products, showcasing them and positioning them to make wares more appealing. But what about the practicalities, especially when it comes to security? And what about security that also factors in store efficiency? Here are some quick pointers on security…

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Security at the Point of Sale

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Securing the Point of Sale

Akin to the helm of the retail ship, the Point of Sale is one of the most important areas of any store environment. It’s the place where customer service and sales unite, the gathering point for information and, ideally the central position where sales associates can monitor all the action on the floor. It also…

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Debunking the doom and gloom myth

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The retail apocalypse

Bricks and mortar retail is anything but doomed, with a series of reports indicating the sector continues to not just survive but in some cases even thrive as physical stores use the digital age to their advantage. The statistics come despite headlines that prophesise doom and gloom in the retail sector. Or as Inside Retail…

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Playing a proactive, not reactive, loss prevention game

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Playing the proactive game

As the industry gears up for the busiest time of the year, retailers will be looking to maximise every opportunity to reap the rewards of the Christmas shopping season. And for many that will involve not just plugging leaks in their loss prevention strategy but also identifying areas of weakness where they can proactively reduce…

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Striking the loss prevention balance to avoid anti-theft overkill

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Retail Loss Prevention Balance

Theft prevention might be at the forefront of many store manager’s minds, but like any strategy, it’s about striking the right balance and using the correct technique in the right place. Treading the fine line of loss prevention and product appeal often involves securing your stock in a way that is unobtrusive and functional yet…

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Retail Loss Prevention terms explained

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EAS Blog Post

Every industry comes complete with its own jargon and unique terms. In the field of loss prevention, it’s no different. From EAS to RFID, here are some of the most common terms encountered and what they really mean. For starters Loss prevention – Quite simply, loss prevention is any initiative devised to minimise the loss…

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Retail roundup July 2018

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Retail Round Up

It comes as little revelation the retail landscape is shifting, and as the industry passes the mid-year mark, headlines indicate there are changes afoot. From major retail revamps to cashless, cardless shopfronts, here’s what’s making the news in mid 2018… DJs overhaul David Jones’ is set for a major overhaul, with the CEO telling News…

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Breaking down the barrier of cabinets and displays

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InVue Display Cabinets

It comes as little surprise that high-value goods such as electronics and accessories are among the most targeted items by shoplifters looking for a five-finger discount. In a challenge for the retailer, these are also items a consumer expects to experience before buying. And in an age when bricks and mortar is competing against an…

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The high cost of employee theft

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HIgh cost of employe theft

It’s hard to imagine trusted employees might be stealing from your store, but a raft of statistics indicate that’s the case with the latest revealing employee theft could account for a quarter (24.37 per cent) of retail loss. So how do you guard your store from a thief behind the counter? Some sobering stats In…

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The best protection for your new store – Part 1

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Store Security - blog

Regardless of whether you intend on selling high-end clothing, funky stationery or the latest line-up of high-tech gadgets, every new shopfront should look at their security systems as an integral part of their set-up. Why? Because according to the Australian Retailers Association, the rising incidence of retail theft costs the industry billions of dollars each…

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