It’s a depressing subject to speak about during this festive holiday season, but shoplifting can be a big problem for your store at any time of year. Happily, some of the most effective solutions are free (or low-cost) and rely more on good business practices than on sophisticated technology.
Jennifer Goforth Gregory, writing at entrepreneur.com, has six helpful suggestions. These include greeting and making eye contact with each customer; keeping merchandise neat, well-lit and “faced” (that is, at the edge of the shelf) and using locked cases for high-theft, high-value items. For the remainder of her tips, read the full article here. Wishing you a happy, theft-free holiday season!!