Five Commercial Security Tips for Black Friday
Black Friday sales bring in the highest amount of business traffic each year. However, the influx of traffic brings the potential for theft and disputes. Business owners should follow these five extra security tips to ensure a safe Black Friday sales period for their business.
One - Hire Extra Security
Hiring additional security is a good idea on Black Friday. Ensure that the security team has eyes on all areas of the store. A well-trained security team will maintain peace and make sure every customer is safe.
Two - Set a Maximum Capacity
One of the best things businesses can do security-wise is to limit the number of customers in the store at one time. A maximum capacity policy ensures that the store remains orderly and limits the opportunity of theft or trouble.
Three - Have Store Protocols in Place
Having store protocols in place for theft and emergencies is essential. Knowing the process of what to do in case of an emergency will help your employees avoid any confusion and danger. Ensure that you have a well-understood policy about any events that can occur within your business.
Four - Monitor Your Business Constantly
If you are a retail business owner or a manager, spend extra time on the floor level. Having a watchful eye will allow you to see anything suspicious going on. Sometimes a little personal security work is the best way to keep things calm.
Five - Have a Video Surveillance System
An alarm system is the best way to keep customers safe and minimize the chance of theft. We believe that an alarm system is essential year-round, but it's especially helpful during busy sales times such as Black Friday for retail businesses.
Any one of these five security tips will help businesses maintain order on Black Friday. However, an alarm system is the best way to provide an extra level of protection for a business.
Roger’s Security Systems is an authorized Honeywell dealer and has been providing both residential and commercial security services and video surveillance equipment for over 20 years to homes and businesses in Ontario.
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