Retail Surveillance: The Next Best Thing to Cloning Yourself
Why should retailers invest in video surveillance when they could use that money to hire a new employee or run an advertisement? Because many retail organizations today are successfully using their surveillance system for just minutes a day to find costly inefficiencies, theft and other problems – and seeing increased revenues and profits as a result.
One area where video can provide almost immediate benefits is in helping to create a healthy work culture. A positive work environment can minimize problematic employee behavior — everything from outright theft to mismanagement of the business, inappropriate behavior with customers, and absenteeism.
While we all want to believe the best of everyone, studies have shown that a whopping 80% will be tempted to slack off or even steal if given the right (make that the wrong!) circumstances.
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