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Convenience Store

Internal vs External Theft

What causes more damage to a retail operation, external (shoplifting/robbery) or internal (employee) theft? By a nearly 3-to-1 margin, retailers say that internal theft is more extensive than external theft at their establishments. Today, let’s take a look at loss … Read More

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5 C-Store Exception Reports You Should Review Every Morning

Any good Convenience or C-Store owner knows the basic data points driving the success of their business: ‘What are our total sales?’ ‘What are our costs in labor?’ ‘Where are our profit margins in food and consumer goods?’ Getting answers … Read More

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4 Ways to Prevent C-Store Slip and Fall Accidents

Nothing can affect a C-Store owner’s business like injuries sustained on the job. Not only do C-Store slip and fall accidents leave you short of help, but you could also face litigation if the victim decides to take legal action. … Read More

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Use Your Mobile Device to Watch C-Store Video Surveillance

Almost everyone owns a smartphone today. You can check your email, watch podcasts, even join a video call all from your phone. Did you know that your mobile device can also be your eyes and ears when you are away … Read More

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7 Key Areas C-Store Owners Need to Monitor

If you own or manage a Convenience or C-Store, you know there are several areas of activity at the front and back ends of the store at any given time. It can feel impossible to monitor each interaction in one … Read More

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Supply Chain Coordination Drives Convenience Store Success

Even though many businesses have reopened, delays and uncertainty continue. Convenience store owners have lost the predictable flow of goods and services from their supply chain partners. A whopping 86% of U.S. retailers report that at least 10% of their … Read More

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Supply Chain Challenge? Learn How to Navigate It.

Among the new challenges many restaurants face today, supply chain disruption has affected everything from inventory, hours of operation, and staffing. Under-performance at any of these layers will ultimately affect customer satisfaction. Restaurant managers cannot always count on the right … Read More

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5 Advantages of Cloud Based Video Surveillance Management in Convenience Stores

Cloud-based video surveillance provides a unique opportunity for convenience stores. With a Network Video Recorder (NVR), they have the opportunity to locate historical video footage when they need it; based on the storage size of the NVR. An NVR can … Read More

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How Video Surveillance Increases Customer Loyalty in Convenience Stores

Convenience store success is rooted in the ability to attract and retain customers. With the appropriate tools, c-stores can increase customer loyalty through engaging and positive customer experiences. Customers are more aware and attentive to their shopping experiences than ever … Read More

How Long Should Security Cameras Last for My Business?

Video surveillance is a crucial backbone in restaurants and retail establishments. Managed video software helps with loss prevention, human resource, brand equity, operational excellence, and so much more. With that said, owners and operators rely on recorded or live video … Read More