Tips to prevent and handle shoplifting

April 23, 2021
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Shoplifting is a major problem in the retail sector, accounting for 38% of retail shrinkage. That’s a big chunk, so every retailer must take steps to prevent it. Here’s how: Know the signs Shoplifters usually exhibit the following behaviors: Avoids eye contact Spends more time looking at employees and exit routes rather than browsing the […]

How to respond to flashmobs

April 23, 2021
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Flash mobs No, we’re not talking about the fun, break-out-in-song type. This type of flash mob involves several people (sometimes up to 40 individuals) walking into a store to overwhelm employees and steal merchandise as quickly as possible. The strength of flash mobs lies in their numbers. When a crowd suddenly walks into a shop […]

How to handle theft in retail

April 23, 2021
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Robbers and thieves can strike unexpectedly,  and they can catch you off guard even if you already have an emergency plan in place. That’s why it’s important to periodically evaluate your procedures and improve them when necessary. To help you do that, we’ve put together some retail emergencies that you might encounter and how to […]