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07 Sep 2020

How to Implement a Loss Prevention Strategy for Your Store

Inventory shrinkage accounts for about 1.5% of lost revenue in the retail industry, with some sectors such as accessories and fashion retailers suffering a higher shrinkage rate of 2.4%. This amounts to an estimated $100 billion in an annual loss for retailers across the world from employee theft, shoplifting, supplier fraud, and paperwork errors.A well-implemented loss prevention strategy can help to reduce the risk of merchandise losses and fraud. However, this is not easy considering the growing complexity of the retail environment as new sales channels emerge and consumer shopping behaviours change.

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10 Aug 2020

Security Guard vs Security Officer: Is There Really a Difference?

When hiring a security company, there are many details you need to consider about the security personnel you’ll be working with. This includes the need for uniforms, whether they will be armed, their level of interaction with your visitors and customers, and so on.To some extent, your needs can be better understood if you specify whether you need security guards or security officers.

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06 Jul 2020

When Should You Hire a Fire Watch Security Guard Service?

As a resident of a multi-family residential building, you may not know it, but you have fire watch security for your building. If you own a commercial or industrial building, you will have fire watch security maintaining vigilance for your building security.

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16 Jun 2020

Private security firm reports increased demand in Metro Vancouver

https://www.citynews1130.com/2020/06/14/increased-demand-private-security/  NEWS 1130 (VANCOUVER) — With growing calls for a defunding of police forces around the world, and with Vancouver politicians wrestling over a 1 per cent cut in the annual policing budget, is there room for private security to fill the void?

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27 May 2020

Security Guards in High Demand During COVID-19: What You Need to Know

With quarantine measures in place, your safety is important more than ever before.The COVID-19 pandemic means that security guards are in extremely high demand; many have been enlisted to assist the community and government in combatting the pandemic. Security companies of all shapes and sizes are stepping up to the challenge — and so is Optimum Security.

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