Black Friday Risks and Responsibility for Stores to Keep Shoppers Safe

Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving, and has become the unofficial start to the Christmas shopping season. Retailers across the country depend on this day for much of their annual revenue. Shopping centers expect and prepare for large crowds, parking issues and upset customers. Security is a must during Black Friday, as stores face[...]

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September 20th Marks First National Security Officer Appreciation Week

The week of September 20, 2015, major security companies will be establishing the first annual National Security Officer Appreciation Week. Subsequent years will feature this event during the third full week of September. The goal of the week is to recognize security officers’ many contributions to our daily lives, and this includes contract and in-house security[...]

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Survey Says Consumers Would Skip Stores that Use Facial Recognition for Marketing

A consumer survey from First Insight says that more than 75 percent of respondents would not shop at a store that used facial recognition technology for marketing purposes. However, discounts might be the key to turning consumer perception around, as the number dropped to 55 percent of respondents when they knew there would be a benefit[...]

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