What is Source Tagging and How can it help Retailers? – EAS in Grocery

  An overstretched workforce In an ideal world, a retailer with an EAS solution deployed within its stores would have every single item within their stores tagged with security labels. However, applying these labels is no easy feat. The allocation of additional labor hours for the application of security tags in-store adds significant cost for […]

Avoid the dark side of Black Friday

As the annual shopping phenomenon, Black Friday, fast approaches, retailers are preparing for an influx of traffic at their stores as savvy-shoppers look to capitalise on an abundance of discounted, highly sought-after products. Following a dire 18 month period brought on by the global pandemic, with months of lockdown measures, social-distancing rules, new working regulations, […]

Product Protection – EAS in Grocery

  Organized retail crime (ORC) It’s easy to view shoplifting as an opportunistic crime. Someone sees an opportunity to grab whatever they can before making their getaway. While this may be the case for some shoplifters, like unruly school children in a convenience store, it isn’t a fair representation of the varied criminal landscape that […]

EAS as a loss reduction solution – EAS in Grocery

  EAS, RF, and AM technology Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) has been around for over 40 years in various technology formats, although recently there have been two dominant technologies Acousto Magnetic (AM) and Radio Frequency (RF) at the forefront of the industry. While both technologies share the same loss prevention goals, there is one key […]

The Role of Technology in Loss Prevention – EAS in Grocery

  Deterring theft When it comes to in-store security and protecting products, at Checkpoint we believe that prevention through deterrent is the best strategy. Deterrent strategies will always be more welcome than detection technologies when it comes to trying to displace criminal activities from a store. Ideally, retailers want to avoid dealing with the aftermath […]