Back in the old days, retailers used a cash register to ring up sales. You could still do that, but why? Today’s technology advancements have changed the checkout counter, in a big way. And the latest POS technology can do a lot more for your business than simply house the day’s ration of cash.Read More
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Using CELLMATE to Secure your High-Value Products
With the holiday shopping season about to begin, now is the time to reconsider the cell phone security in your store or kiosk.
The annual National Retail Security Survey reported total shrinkage in 2012 was $44.25 billion, a third of which was due to shoplifting. Even more appalling, almost 41% was due to employee theft. Forty percent of shoplifted items were electronics, computers and appliances, no doubt because small electronic devices are both valuable and easily concealed.
With prepaid cellular becoming more popular, the trend is toward smaller-footprint stores with fewer live devices on display. But security is no less essential.Read More