Retail Decoded by ControlTek

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The 5 Secrets to Protecting Cash Deposits

The 2014 National Retail Federation/University of Florida National Retail Security Survey reported that retailers lost an average of 1.38% of retail sales, amounting to nearly $44 billion, due to shrinkage and theft. The survey further said, “losses from employee theft cost retailers $16 billion a year.” These drains on the bottom line can take a

The Not-So Holiday Checklist

With the influx of customers during the holiday months, most businesses’ have taken measures to be certain their existing inventory strategies are well thought-out, and that their stores are well prepared for the added security and other inventory protection needs that come with the holiday season. All of this preparation is designed to ensure the

Theft Free Holiday

Holidays are about family, friends and celebration, but gifts aren’t exactly a small part of the equation either. When the holiday season kicks off, retail stores can expect a significant uptick in customers and sales. According to the National Retail Federation, this past holiday season – which ended in December 2014 – represented the highest

Global Company Solves Your Loss-Prevention Dilemmas

Technology helps beat the odds in girding against insidious drain on profits Loss prevention, a perennial concern for a host of businesses, has spawned an entire industry. From digital hacking to employee conduct, the scope is huge. So are the stakes. For its part, CONTROLTEK, based in Cranford, N.J., has been helping businesses, especially in