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2014-03-01 23:01:40

InventHelp, a leading inventor service company, is working to submit the C.R.S.C. to companies for their review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 "I’ve worked in security for over 40 years, so I know how many billions of dollars that businesses lose due to shoplifting on an annual basis," said an inventor from San Francisco, Calif. This inspired him to create a prototype of the C.R.S.C. This new system provides extra security in a clothing store so as to deter and prevent...

2014-01-23 23:02:23

Safety is top priority in Loss Prevention operations. In 2013, U.S. Security Associates (USA) Loss Prevention Associates made over 25,000 successful apprehensions and effectively assisted in reducing shrink for retail customers nationwide. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 In 2013, U.S. Security Associates (USA) Loss Prevention Associates made over 25,000 successful apprehensions and effectively assisted in reducing shrink for retail customers nationwide. Every day, details reported by...

2013-12-12 23:32:26

U.S. Security Associates (USA) provides safety, security and loss prevention services year-round for many national retailers who step up security staffing for Black Friday and throughout the holiday season. (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Each year, the Black Friday bonanza ushers in a new holiday shopping rush and with it, the challenge to keep shoppers and merchandise safe. U.S. Security Associates (USA) provides safety, security and loss prevention services year-round for many national...

2013-07-08 08:31:32

Heightened awareness reduces retail theft and helps avoid violent confrontations SAN DIEGO, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alert Systems and Indyme Solutions announced today a technology integration that instantly notifies retail store personnel when a "booster bag" enters a store or high-value merchandise area. Thieves, often affiliated with Organized Retail Crime rings, increasingly use foil-lined booster bags to defeat anti-theft tag detection by Electronic Article Surveillance...

2013-02-19 16:29:04

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Surveillance Systems LLC (USS), the architects of loss prevention technology, has introduced the new Ninja Label built with unique dual technology to help prevent shoplifting and organized retail crime (ORC) theft. Equipped with effective electronic article surveillance (EAS) technology and backed with heavy duty adhesive, the very visible label imprints an extremely hard to remove color store logo on the merchandise box if...

2012-04-23 02:20:50

Competitors Team Up to Protect Employees and Products SAN FRANCISCO, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 3VR, the video intelligence company, today announced that the CrimeDex online collaborative network of more than 3,000 fraud, loss prevention and law enforcement professionals has partnered with the Wireless Loss Prevention Council (WLPC), a network of retail wireless loss prevention professionals, to facilitate the sharing of information related to organized retail crime...

2012-04-11 22:05:45

The presence of big-box retailers, such as Wal-Mart, K-Mart and Target, may alter a community's social and economic fabric enough to promote the creation of hate groups, according to economists. The number of Wal-Mart stores in a county is significantly correlated with the number of hate groups in the area, said Stephan Goetz, professor of agricultural economics and regional economics, Penn State, and director of the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development. "Wal-Mart has clearly...

2011-08-30 09:00:00

NEW YORK and WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Known as "shrink" in the retail industry, theft seems destined to remain a perpetual financial headache for retailers. Even if typical shrink rates of 1-2% sound insignificant, translated into dollars, those theft percentages mean that U.S. retailers stand to lose billions in annual profit. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110712/NE33204LOGO ) But some highly advanced technologies - computer algorithms and statistical...

2010-06-15 07:00:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Retailers lost more than $33 billion to theft last year according to a recent annual survey conducted by the University of Florida with a funding grant from ADT Security Services. The National Retail Security Survey (NRSS) preliminary results show a slight decrease in the rate of theft as a percent of sales from 1.51 percent or $36.5 billion in 2008 to 1.44 percent or $33.5 billion in 2009. (Logo:...

2010-04-16 07:30:00

WOODBRIDGE, N.J., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelligent Security Systems (ISS), a leader in video management and image analytic software, announced today that it has developed Point of Sale (POS) and License Plate Recognition (LPR) solutions that are designed to support Loss Prevention in and outside convenience store chains and other retail facilities. The combination of Point of Sale (POS) surveillance and License Plate Recognition (LPR) technology is ideal for retailers that must...