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- 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.
- Holidays hot time for ID theft, fraud. Bentley, Ryan // Wenatchee Business Journal;Dec2008, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p36
The article discusses the increased incidences of fraud and identity theft during holiday season. It is reported that monetary loss from fraud reaches up to $40 billion annually and such cases of fraud have become rampant in Wenatchee, Washington. In case of business accounts, losses are much...
- Return Fraud. Perry, Phillip M. // Aqua;May2009, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p24
The article provides information about return fraud, which is the collecting of a refund on merchandise not legitimately purchased in the U.S. It discusses few different ways on how return fraud is done and insights on reducing the crime. According to the article, consistent policies for racing...
- How secure is your supply chain? Trunick, Perry A. // Logistics Today;Nov2004, Vol. 45 Issue 11, p44
Looks into several security programs designed to protect supply chains from theft. Use of human elements like being proactive and reactive to situations; Initiation of a program through Crime Stoppers International to deter and uncover dishonesty; Consultation of the problem through unannounced...
- Mould, asbestos detected in Fields store. Campbell, Kristen // Hub (Hay River, NT);2/1/2012, Vol. 39 Issue 48, p12
The article reports on the Workers Safety and Compensation Commission's assurance that Fields Store shoppers and employees are safe from asbestos and mould in Hay River, Northwest Territories (NWT).
- Is anyone stealing product from your optical shop? Patton, Carol; Tolar, Patricia M. // Optometry Times;Sep2009, Vol. 1 Issue 6, p40
The article addresses the theft issue facing optical stores. According to Patricia M. Tolar, owner of five optical stores and founder of the Optical Business Institute, some optometrists and managers are too trusting leading to internal and external theft. She cites some statistics about theft...
- Washington. Lindenmayer, Isabelle // American Banker;12/2/2005, Vol. 170 Issue 230, p5
The article reports that shoe retailer DSW Inc. has agreed to improve its security systems after identity thieves gained access to debit card, credit card, and checking account information of 1.4 million customers. The company is attempting to settle charges from the Federal Trade Commission.
- Security Check. Derby, Meredith // FN: Footwear News;1/29/2007, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p46
The article discusses retail store theft and security in the U.S. To combat internal or employee theft, the article offers suggestions on developing store security. Training the security staff of the store is not enough to ensure safety of the products. Updating the systems installed in the...
- 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...