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Retail Security – Is your business safety up to scratch?

retail securityRetailers are being asked to check the condition of their commercial retail security and shoppers are urged to stay alert following recent theft incidents in retail shopping centres across the West Midlands & the UK.

In Primark Loughborough, a young girl was detained after CCTV recorded an incident where a shopper’s purse was stolen as she looked at clothes in the store. Whilst over in Kings Lyn, Norfolk, retailer store owners and managers have come together to work closely with Police as part of a new collaborative crack down on retail theft.

Here in the West Midlands a pregnant shoplifter, lashed out at a security guard in the Bullring, Birmingham last month, when she was caught for theft outside New Look. She has since been charged and banned from the centre for 12 months.

Retail Security is essential for the protection of customers, staff & stock

Having the right commercial security systerm in place is essential for the protection of retail stores, the goods they sell and for the wellbeing and safety of staff and customers who choose to enter their premises. By collaborating together to share information and experiences in relation to retail security, shopping centres and high streets across the West Midlands and the UK, can make improvements to operate as a safer place for everyone to access.

As UK accredited suppliers for only the most tested security equipment, SGS Systems Ltd provide confidential retail security reviews to business who are looking to make improvements to their security in order to operate safely.  Supporting individual units, up to large retail chains, we install and maintain all types of commercial security from wired and wireless burglar alarms for commercial properties, round-the-clock CCTV surveillance for 24/7 monitoring and our most comprehensive fog security to prevent intruders from gaining further access. 

All of our systems are regularly maintained by our highly trained security engineers and come with optional Police Response support should it be required. For further information on implementing or improving your retail security systems please contact SGS Systems Ltd.

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