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- TOP-SHELF ADVICE. McVicker, Mary // Fancy Food & Culinary Products;Oct2004, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p30
Reveals how different retailers prevent theft from internal and external sources. Theft prevention strategy in a small store; Cooperation with the police and a police officer to talk with sales associates about theft prevention and other security matters; Attentiveness to clients.
- Danger at work. Quilter, James // In-Store;Sep2004, p29
Discusses how British retail stores and security groups deal with violent and threatening behavior in-store. Overview of how violence is becoming an occupational hazard in the country; Manner by which staff and security officers are trained to handle aggression in a safe way; Causes of violence.
- Fog Systems Foil Burglars, Protect Merch. Power, Denise // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;8/16/2006, Vol. 192 Issue 33, p10
This article suggests that retailers in North America might be ready to adopt fog systems in foiling burglars. Fog systems rapidly flood a store with a dense, nontoxic fog in the event of a burglary are able to disorient thieves, and because they can not see anything, they leave empty-handed....
- The changing world of skimming: Is card fraud coming from inside your business? // NSGA Retail Focus;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p22
The article provides retailers with tips for protecting their business and customers from credit-card skimming occurring inside their stores. Tips include familiarizing employees with payment terminals so that they can spot devices that have been replaced or tampered with, making certain store...
- Analyzing Retail. Bartol, Hedgie // Retail Merchandiser;Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p6
The article discusses trends with regards to the use of security equipment in retail stores. Retailers can use security equipment to determine which areas of their stores need improvement. An effective people-counting system helps identify the number of people entering the store. Multipurpose...
- RETAIL briefs. // Home Textiles Today;7/30/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 46, p2
Presents updates on retail businesses in the United States as of July 30, 2001. Wal-Mart's dismissal of employees and elimination of positions; Relaunching of bloomingdales.com by Federated Direct; Kmart's testing of a circular strategy in Chicago, Illinois.
- September sales soft as consumers are cautious. Lillo, Andrea // Home Textiles Today;10/21/2002, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p16
Reports on the decline in sales of retail stores for September 2002 in the United States. Effect of consumer behavior on sales; Percentage decline in sales of retailers; Companies that gained from the retail sales.
- Retail viewpoints vary from FGI conference. Lazaro, Marvin // Home Textiles Today;11/11/2002, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p1
Features the Fashion Group International's (FGI) annual conference about the state of the retail industry, titled 'The Best of Times, the Worst of Times'. Corporate sponsors of the conference; Discussion moderator; Members of the discussion panel; Views about the 2002 holiday season.
- Retail rally nets slight Nov. gains. // Home Textiles Today;12/9/2002, Vol. 24 Issue 14, p17
Reports on the same-store sales of the U.S. retail trade industry for November 2002. Heightened sales activity; Promotional activities; Lengthier store hours.