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What Can Jewelers Do to Help Avoid a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit?

Posted by Logan Moore on Jan 19, 2017 11:55:00 AM

Employment-related lawsuits continue to rise and in order to be protected, a special type of coverage is needed: employment practices liability insurance (EPL).

The stats around EPL aren't pretty and give a powerful reason to have the coverage. In an article posted by Trusted Choice, employee lawsuits have risen 400% in the past 20 years!

There are many ways an employment-related lawsuit could come about, but one that jewelers should be particularly aware of is wrongful termination.

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Topics: Store Management, Employment Practices Liability

Features to Consider For Your Jewelry Inventory Software

Posted by Logan Moore on Jan 13, 2017 8:45:00 AM

Accurate and comprehensive inventory records can make or break a jewelry business.

Jewelers who can quickly identify fast-selling, high-margin items can maximize their profit, while less organized business owners trying to manage their inventory by a gut feeling and mental notes could face larger problems than simply untapped revenue.

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Topics: Store Management

Jewelry Crime Report: Law Enforcement Arrests Dangerous Robbers

Posted by Logan Moore on Jan 6, 2017 10:45:00 AM
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Thanks to the collaboration between the Jewelers Security Alliance and several law enforcement agencies, two suspects were arrested shortly after they committed a deadly armed robbery in Mississippi.

Three days after a robbery in Jackson, Miss., a male and female suspect were arrested in Kansas after their vehicle was spotted. The description of their red Dodge Charger was consistent with reports from the crime they just committed, as well as a burglary of a jewelry store also in Mississippi.

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Topics: Jewelry Crime Report

Last-Minute Jewelry Store Security Tips For The Holidays

Posted by Logan Moore on Dec 16, 2016 8:48:51 AM

If the crowds of Black Friday made you worry about your jewelry store security, you might be in for a surprise.

Business Insider reported that "Super Saturday" (which falls on December 17 in 2016) will have more shopper visits than the post-Thanksgiving pandemonium. Also, in terms of sales, Black Friday is one spot behind Super Saturday again - but both fall behind the Friday before Christmas, December 23.

So what does this mean for the security of your business?

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Topics: Holidays, Safety & Security, Staff Procedures

Jewelry Crime Report: Robberies Heat Up in The South & East Coast

Posted by Logan Moore on Dec 9, 2016 8:50:00 AM

The Jewelers Security Alliance Crime Message Center shared some alarming crimes throughout the month of November and a few incidents were downright shocking.

One smash-and-grab robbery in this jewelry crime report occurred during broad daylight on a busy Manhattan street.

In fact, surveillance video shared by the NYPD shows many vehicles passing by outside and even a pedestrian strolling past the shop.

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Topics: Jewelry Crime Report

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