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Retail Security: Using Technology to Boost Protection and Enhance The Bottom Line

Britain’s hard-pressed High Street retailers are in a position whereby they require real and tangible assistance in order to combat rising crime-related losses. Here, Trevor Wallace argues that the solution lies in technology that simultaneously boosts bottom line returns on...
Posted On 21 May 2019
Ocucon's Gary Trotter (left) and Stephen Purvis
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Ocucon named ‘Most Innovative Retail Asset Protection Company’ in 2019 RILA Awards

UK-based surveillance technology company Ocucon has just been named the most innovative global asset protection company by US retail chiefs as the company scooped the coveted first prize in the prestigious (R)Tech Asset Protection (AP) Innovation Awards 2019.  The world’s first...
Posted On 10 May 2019
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Compliance and procurement professionals’ confidence in decline as environmental, regulation and fraud concerns begin to escalate

Dun & Bradstreet’s 2019 Compliance and Procurement Sentiment Report finds that confidence around the effectiveness to prevent fraud, manage regulation and Brexit-related change and identify environmental, social and governance concerns has fallen. The findings show that...
Posted On 13 Mar 2019
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Retail sector “lagging behind in technology innovation and security” finds KCOM study

The retail industry is lagging behind other sectors in several key areas of technology innovation including security provision. That’s according to new research commissioned by KCOM, the IT services provider. The poll of business leaders and decision-makers in Government,...
Posted On 19 Feb 2019
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Minister for Crime makes plans to protect shop workers from acts of violence

Victoria Atkins, the Minister for Crime, Safeguarding and Vulnerability, is now examining options for providing further protections for shop workers from acts of violence and abuse. The Government’s Call for Evidence – issued by the Home Office – is intended to...
Posted On 15 Feb 2019
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Minister outlines measures designed to help tackle violent crime against shop workers

The Association of Convenience Stores has welcomed a raft of new commitments on tackling retail crime announced by Home Office minister Victoria Atkins and has urged Government to ensure that tackling shop theft is included in upcoming work scheduled to deal with violent crime....
Posted On 23 Jan 2019
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Fashion retailer Primark on track with Traka’s DockSafe door locking solution  

Primark, the international retailer that offers ‘Amazing Fashion at Amazing Prices’, is using Traka’s dock door and intelligent management solutions to ensure maximum efficiency and safety across its warehouse and distribution centres. Primark operates from eight...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
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PACOM’s access control solution proves to be perfect fit for fashion retailer Replay

Backed by innovative flair, characteristic Italian design and the quality of its products, Replay has become a leader in the manufacture of jeans and denim-based clothing. Recently, the business initiated a security and access control upgrade programme throughout its premises and...
Posted On 09 Jan 2019
Stuart Lodge
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Lodge Security confirms acquisition of Ladbroke Security Services

Lodge Security has acquired Ladbroke Security Services, the managed security solutions provider boasting 120 staff and sales of £2.25 million. Ladbroke Security Services was founded back in 1990 by retailer Chinacraft to protect its assets. The company has since expanded its...
Posted On 20 Dec 2018
Simon Chapman
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Brooknight Security appoints Simon Chapman in commercial director’s role

Brooknight Security – the independently owned and operated business providing a range of security services to corporate and retail sector customers alike – has announced the appointment of Simon Chapman to the role of commercial director. Chapman joins the business...
Posted On 19 Dec 2018