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Affordable video surveillance for c-stores from March Networks

Violent crime, robberies, shoplifting and internal theft all threaten convenience store security and profitability. Protect your business with a hosted video solution that delivers real-time visibility into your stores without the hassle of maintaining your own surveillance network. March Networks Searchlight for Retail as a Service combines surveillance video with point-of-sale (POS) transaction data and analytics, enabling c-store owner/operators to reduce losses, monitor multiple locations simultaneously, speed investigations and gather business insights that can improve operations and customer service. The best part? It’s available for an affordable monthly fee.

Cruizers Convenience Stores uses March Networks’ Searchlight for Retail as a Service across 16 of its locations in North Carolina. Watch as Cruizers Director of IT, Nick Peters, explains how the hosted video surveillance solution benefits the c-store.

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A hassle-free video solution

Enhance convenience store security without the burden of purchasing and maintaining your own video server. With Searchlight for Retail as a service, you can access video surveillance of all of your stores and receive custom reports that analyze important security and operational issues. Because the service is hosted and maintained by March Networks Managed Services team, our staff takes care of day-to-day system maintenance and administration, leaving you free to focus on your c-store business.

Locate suspect transactions

Dramatically reduce losses from discount abuse and employee theft with Searchlight’s transaction reports, which let you quickly locate suspicious activity such as multiple voids or discounts by the same employee. Match receipts with video for comprehensive oversight of all of your POS systems.

A computer monitor displays the Searchlight software user interface along with surveillance video and transaction data from a c-store.

Monitor your operations

Keep an eye on your convenience store operations with Searchlight’s operational audits reports, which show you how clean locations are, if shelves are well-stocked, if employees are dressed properly and if procedures are being followed.

A smartphone displays video surveillance images in the Command Mobile app

Conveniently manage operational issues remotely

Save time and money by monitoring your business remotely with the Command Mobile smartphone app. Free from the App Store and Google Play, the app provides convenient access to live and recorded surveillance video from your personal smartphone or tablet. Conveniently manage operational issues, monitor location cleanliness, review signage and displays – all from your mobile device.

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A computer monitor displays people counting analytics data in March Networks Searchlight software.

Understand your customers

Measure conversion rates, customer wait times and other customer service metrics with Searchlight’s integrated analytics. Easy-to-read dashboards make it simple to analyze, compare and share critical business information.

mobile pick up alert on mobile

See what’s going on –
without going in!

With March Networks, you can receive visual alerts in real-time about your business. The March Networks Alert Communication Tool (ACT) delivers real-time notifications via email or instant message along with an associated video snapshot. In retail environments, this can help with coordinating curbside pickup orders. Employees can use their cellphone to receive notifications, zoom in on the image of the car once a customer pulls into the parking lot, determine whose order it is, and deliver accordingly.


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Case Study: Yesway Chooses March Networks Searchlight for Retail

One of the fastest-growing c-store chains in America, Yesway, selected March Networks as its video surveillance partner to meet its scalability requirements. March Networks’ ability to combine its video surveillance, POS transaction data and analytics together in one platform with its Searchlight for Retail software is what Yesway needed to accommodate its future growth.


Why March Networks?

More than 300 retail organizations use our video solutions.

2 minutes instead of hours to detect
theft and fraud

100% future-proof with
backwards compatibility

10+ Years of reliable product life

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