Bolstering Security for the Holidays: A

Busy, busy, busy. And for good reason – it’s The Holidays.  From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, we’re geared up for one of things many of us do until we drop: Shop.  For retailers, the holida

News:

  • scarecrow-314383_1280

    Q. Is it really necessary to hire professional private security guards for my store, or is it enough to just hire anyone? A. Retailers often wonder what the advantages and benefits are from hiring professional private security personnel versus just paying anyone to do the job. In order to assess whether just anyone would serve [...]

    15 Dec
  • iphone-388387_1280

    You’re in retail, and you’re trying to see where you can cut costs. Can we simplify the décor in the shop window, and still entice people to come in? Perhaps the floor plan is too large for our merchandise, and we can rent out 1/3 of our space?  And truly, do we really need a [...]

    10 Dec
  • christmas-66416_1280

    Busy, busy, busy. And for good reason – it’s The Holidays.  From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, we’re geared up for one of things many of us do until we drop: Shop.  For retailers, the holidays are welcome business, yet a security stressor. How is it possible to navigate the two, in order to minimize business [...]

    25 Nov
  • shopping-mall-346435_1280

    Oh you better watch out,  you better not cry. You better not pout – I’m telling you why: Santa Claus is coming to town. Oh, he’s making a list, checking it twice, he’s gonna find out who’s naughty or nice… Black Friday is upon us, which means retailers across the nation are gearing up for [...]

    17 Nov
  • firearm-409252_1280

    Recently, the local news in Paterson, North Jersey reported that a security guard was held at gunpoint by a driver who threatened him, robbed him, and then fled by car. The question is, was this preventable? Hopefully, yes.  While on the one hand, depending on the situation, a guard should not remain in a state where his life [...]

    11 Nov
  • soldier-1014_1280

From the Gallery

ISSM with NYC Mayor Bill DeBlasio