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Retail establishments in Waterloo, IA require security in order to thrive, and there are unique risks that come along with operating without them - not to mention unique challenges that come along with designing and setting up the right kind of system. A solid video surveillance system will help provide you with a wide range of benefits including increased security, better risk management, and solid loss prevention. Whether you oversee a single store or a nationwide retail empire with locations in Waterloo, IA, we can help give you the tools needed to help improve your company's bottom line.
We believe in providing the right solutions to any client. Whether you need a system designed from the ground up or need to integrate with and upgrade your existing retail security system, Iowa Surveillance Team has solutions that can help you get the right results.
Increasing profit and reducing loss are the two keys to success as a retail business. And when it comes to loss, few things are as problematic as theft. Recent studies found that the average retail business that has $1 million in revenue annually is also losing about $50,000 due to theft alone.
That might not surprise you, but what will is where that theft comes from. Here's a breakdown of where theft - and unintentional losses - come from:
Source: National Retail Federation
As you can see, theft is the top of the list in more ways than one, and preventing it should be high on your priorities list.
Thanks to the installation and operation of our custom designed retail security solutions, companies can enjoy a wide range of benefits that include the following:
Case Study: Discover how a video management solution provided The Limited with a more accurate way to count customer traffic in its stores so that management could improve customer service, staffing, merchandising effectiveness, and ultimately profitability. Read the case study » (PDF 607KB).
Since we utilize the latest cutting edge technologies, we're able to provide our clients with the benefits listed above as well as numerous other features older or inferior security systems lack. Consider some of the following additional features and functions our systems provide:
Contact a trained sales consultant to see how we can make a difference for your organization.
When installing a video security system for a store, there are several things you'll need to keep in mind in order to get the most from it. These include the following:
Privacy Protection – Always install your security cameras in public areas, such as the sales floor, the customer service desk, or warehouse/inventory rooms. Avoiding areas such as bathrooms and employee break rooms will maintain the privacy for your employees and customers.
Disruptions – Power surges or outages can lead to damage or disruptions in your video surveillance footage. While these risks are not common, you should consider having an alternate power supply and/or security system in place should this occur in your store.
Theft and Vandalism – Cameras and recorders are often a target for thieves looking to disguise or protect their identities. Always keep your recording solution in a safe & locked location, and supplement your security system with covert cameras to capture video evidence should your traditional cameras be disabled.
We can help design the right kind of security solution for any retail establishment, and ensure that you're protected from all the risks businesses can face.