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Optimizing Jewelry Store Security With Physical & Electronic Upgrades

Posted by Logan Moore on Apr 17, 2017 4:09:00 PM

Physical and electronic security features can represent a major investment for jewelry store security.

Many of these features, such as safes and alarms, are absolutely essential to have if you're doing business in the jewelry industry, though. So, why wouldn't you maximize the return on your investment and get what will offer you the highest level of security?

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Topics: Safety & Security, alarms, Surveillance cameras, Showcases, Security guards, Safes

How to Improve Your Jewelry Store Security for Free

Posted by Logan Moore on Apr 13, 2017 10:22:00 AM

The rise in frequency and severity of violent crimes affecting the jewelry industry has resulted in the need for better physical and electronic security.

Especially with the increased targeting of luxury watches and diamond jewelry, the inadequacy of plate glass showcases, TL-30 safes, and alarms without line security aren’t going to protect high-value inventory in the event of an attack.

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Topics: Safety & Security, Staff Procedures

Jewelry Crime Report: High Profile Burglary at Las Vegas Casino

Posted by Logan Moore on Apr 6, 2017 11:11:00 AM
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For months now, the jewelry industry has witnessed surges in criminal activity that is so incredibly brazen that it garners the attention of the national media.

This jewelry crime report features one incident from March that stands out among all the others — yes, suspects wearing animal masks burglarized a store inside of a Las Vegas casino!

It's important to recognize that criminals continue to use a variety of methods (brazen or not) to steal jewelry and luxury watches across the United States and Canada. In fact, while some of these other crimes go unnoticed, the Jewelers' Security Alliance recently reported that the number of crimes and dollar losses are up year-over-year for the first time since 2012.

As one can see from the recent activity in March, this activity is still trending upward.

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Topics: Jewelry Crime Report

The Future of Jewelry Store Security: What Jewelers Might See Next

Posted by Logan Moore on Mar 28, 2017 12:29:00 PM

As technology impacts everyone's lives to make things easier and more efficient, some applications of exciting new tech lag behind the market.

That's often the case for small to mid-sized businesses, especially when it comes to security.

As new technology is developed and deployed where demand is greatest, older (but still useful) technology can begin trickling down. As this trickle down takes place, it can have a huge impact on jewelry store security.

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Topics: Safety & Security, alarms, Surveillance cameras, Showcases, Safes

Safes for Jewelers: What to Consider Before Buying

Posted by Logan Moore on Mar 15, 2017 6:05:00 PM

Buying a safe isn't an everyday venture for jewelers. That makes your purchase decision all the more important.

Even if you're not in the market for a new safe now, chances are you will be sometime in the near future because of increasing inventory values, capacity issues as the result of changing locations, or maybe because you feel that your exposure to burglary has increased and you want more protection.

Based on these situations, safes for jewelers often come with specific buying criteria. Consider these factors and consult with an agent before you make a decision:

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Topics: Safety & Security, burglary, Safes

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