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May 20, 2020

How to Reopen Your Business Safely and Securely Post-Lockdown

The Maryland government has announced that after roughly two months of strict shutdown measures, the state will slowly begin to lift quarantine measures and reopen businesses. While many business owners who have experienced significant financial impacts during this crisis are eager and excited to resume business, the idea of reopening…

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January 27, 2020

4 Things to Know Before Opening Your Retail Store

You’ve decided to turn your passion into profit and open your own retail store. You found the perfect storefront, selected the products you want to display, and have a seamless business plan—now what? Opening up your own shop can be both exciting and overwhelming, and while unexpected issues and hard-earned…

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December 17, 2019

Why Holiday Pop-Up Stores Can’t Afford to Neglect Security

Holiday pop-up shops are a great way to increase exposure, boost sales, try something new, or to offer a temporary service, product, or experience for shoppers ready to splurge. However, these cute, temporary storefronts could also leave you vulnerable to theft. In order to keep your holidays bright and cheery…

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November 27, 2019

How Retailers Can Prevent Holiday Season Theft

While the holiday season is festive, merry, and bright for many people, for retailers, it’s when they see the highest rate of inventory loss, or “shrinkage,” up to 37 percent. From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, retail thefts go up exponentially. Annually across the U.S., retailers lose roughly $6 billion due…

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August 13, 2018

5 Ways to Prevent Self-Checkout Theft

Self-checkout systems in retail stores speed up the customers’ shopping experience and reduce the store’s labor costs. Those systems, however, have become targets for shoplifters who devise ways to bypass them in order to steal products from stores. Maryland Security Professionals can work with your retail outlet to improve the…

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January 10, 2018

Common Grocery Store Shoplifting Techniques and How to Combat Them

Shoplifting is a recognized problem in the retail industry, costing American stores more than $45 billion annually. While much of this impact derives from the theft of big ticket items such as jewelry and electronics, grocery stores actually face significant losses as well. Maryland Security Professionals works with clients like…

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