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How to Protect Profits on Black Friday

Posted by Kathy Heil on Nov 17, 2014 9:45:22 AM

7 Tips for Loss Prevention on Black Friday

Many people believe Black Friday got its name because it’s supposedly the first day during the sales year when retailers can finally see a profit. Whether that story is true or not, it takes a smart loss prevention plan to make sure those Black Friday profits materialize. Sadly, industry experts say shoplifting and employee theft are equally significant risks.

Fortunately, you can take steps to protect yourself from both of them. Here are seven Black Friday loss prevention tips to keep you in the black:

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How to Control Big Crowd on Black Friday

Posted by Kathy Heil on Nov 13, 2014 5:33:48 AM

9 Tips for Store Safety on Black Friday

Photo Courtesy: Albuquerque Business Journal

This year, dozens of major retailers plan to kick off their holiday shopping season on Thanksgiving Day, ahead of the traditional Black Friday frenzy, but you can still expect huge crowds on Friday as well. Above all else, you need to keep your store and customers safe. In the second article of our 5-part blog series on best practices for retailers on Black Friday, we offer five tips to keep your store safe and your customers happy.

Expect big crowds

Industry watchers say this year’s crowd could be the biggest in eight years. In a recent consumer survey, a full two-thirds of respondents said they plan to shop on Black Friday. That’s up from 55% last year. Expect to see more Millennials, experts say, and expect them to outspend their older fellow shoppers.

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