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The Unsuspecting Face- Clothing Security

When I mention organized crime, or organized retail crime, many of the people I am talking to start to picture scenes from The Godfather, or a roaring twenties mob boss. Because this image is so strongly embedded, many retailers think that because no one in a fedora and pin stripe suit is stealing from them they are immune to organized retail theft.
The sad reality is that organized criminals are stealing from these stores because the owners and employees are so oblivious to what is going on. The employees are simply looking the other way, or do not realize the full extent of the theft.
In fact, many organized retail theft cases that I have worked in the past revolve around a suspect that every one in the store has seen. That is because these thieves are in the store on multiple occasions and aren’t scared of employee interaction. When I show my employees pictures of my suspects so they can let me know if they see them, the employees often are surprised because they do recognize the suspect. They see them frequently, but never suspected a thing.
The days of mob bosses and pin striped suits are gone. The new face of organized crime is one of many nationalities, both males and females, and of all groups.
Visit the Loss Prevention Store to purchase Checkpoint Tags, a Clothing Alarm, Clothing Security or Clothing Security Tags to put Security Tags on Clothes and an Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system.
For more information on Checkpoint tags, clothing security, clothing alarm, or clothing security tags how they can work with your Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system contact us at security tags on clothes or call 1.866.914.2567 

When I mention organized crime, or organized retail crime, many of the people I am talking to start to picture scenes from The Godfather, or a roaring twenties mob boss. Because this image is so strongly embedded, many retailers think that because no one in a fedora and pin stripe suit is stealing from them they are immune to organized retail theft.

The sad reality is that organized criminals are stealing from these stores because the owners and employees are so oblivious to what is going on. The employees are simply looking the other way, or do not realize the full extent of the theft.

In fact, many organized retail theft cases that I have worked in the past revolve around a suspect that every one in the store has seen. That is because these thieves are in the store on multiple occasions and aren’t scared of employee interaction. When I show my employees pictures of my suspects so they can let me know if they see them, the employees often are surprised because they do recognize the suspect. They see them frequently, but never suspected a thing.

The days of mob bosses and pin striped suits are gone. The new face of organized crime is one of many nationalities, both males and females, and of all groups.

Visit the Loss Prevention Store to purchase Checkpoint Tags, a Clothing Alarm, Clothing Security or Clothing Security Tags to put Security Tags on Clothes and an Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system.

For more information on Checkpoint tags, clothing security, clothing alarm, or clothing security tags how they can work with your Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system contact us at security tags on clothes or call 1.866.914.2567 

 

Posted October 16th, 2014 by Staff Writer and filed in Uncategorized
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Cash Is King- Clothing Security

Does your small business keep tight controls on your cash? You probably do. You probably have register reports that tell you how much cash you should have at the end of the day. You probably also count the cash in your safe and any starting banks for your tills. You most likely have a bank deposit log for outgoing deposits, and balance that record against your account statements form the bank every quarter, if not every month. Needless to say, cash is king, and your treat it as such to avoid cash losses.
How about your merchandise? Do you keep the same level of control and ownership of the clothes you sell? Do you maintain inventory tracking and counting in addition to having clothing controls in place? You have a locking cash register, but do you secure you clothing in any way within the store?
Many clothiers do not. Merchandise and inventories are an extension of cash- your cash. Instead of taking the shape of bills and coins, this cash comes in the form of shirts, shoes and accessories. 
Because you spent your carefully managed and tracked cash on purchasing your inventory, would it not make sense that you should spend as much time and effort in protecting your clothing inventory from losses?
Visit the Loss Prevention Store to purchase Checkpoint Tags, a Clothing Alarm, Clothing Security or Clothing Security Tags to put Security Tags on Clothes and an Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system.
For more information on Checkpoint tags, clothing security, clothing alarm, or clothing security tags how they can work with your Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system contact us at security tags on clothes or call 1.866.914.2567 

Does your small business keep tight controls on your cash? You probably do. You probably have register reports that tell you how much cash you should have at the end of the day. You probably also count the cash in your safe and any starting banks for your tills. You most likely have a bank deposit log for outgoing deposits, and balance that record against your account statements form the bank every quarter, if not every month. Needless to say, cash is king, and your treat it as such to avoid cash losses.

How about your merchandise? Do you keep the same level of control and ownership of the clothes you sell? Do you maintain inventory tracking and counting in addition to having clothing controls in place? You have a locking cash register, but do you secure your clothing in any way within the store?

Many clothiers do not. Merchandise and inventories are an extension of cash- your cash. Instead of taking the shape of bills and coins, this cash comes in the form of shirts, shoes and accessories.

Because you spent your carefully managed and tracked cash on purchasing your inventory, would it not make sense that you should spend as much time and effort in protecting your clothing inventory from losses?

Visit the Loss Prevention Store to purchase Checkpoint Tags, a Clothing Alarm, Clothing Security or Clothing Security Tags to put Security Tags on Clothes and an Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system.

For more information on Checkpoint tags, clothing security, clothing alarm, or clothing security tags how they can work with your Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system contact us at security tags on clothes or call 1.866.914.2567 

 

Posted October 13th, 2014 by Staff Writer and filed in Uncategorized
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The Time Of Their Life- Alpha Shark Tags

For many schools, proms and graduations are over. The need for formal and special occasion wear has come and gone. Teenagers across the United States have had the time of their lives. For many of them, they have also completed their wardrobing of their formal attire too.
The hard part of combating wardrobing retail is that there are blurred lines within the process. Stores take returns of items that are not worn. Stores take returns of items that are worn multiple times, but are defective. So why would it be so bad that someone wears clothing once, for a few hours, and then returns it?
Just because you can justify it, doesn’t make it any better, or any more ethical to be wardrobing retail. Retailers however do not have the luxury of entering into a discussion with these customers to convince them that wardrobing is bad.
The end result is that retailers need a better way to consistently uphold their return policies, while accommodating the legitimate customer return, and declining the fraudulent ones.
Alpha Shark Tags are designed to help clear up any grey area that a liberal return policy might have. The Alpha Shark Tags have the ability to hold a copy of the store’s return policy. They also provide a visual identifier for store employees to differentiate between a real customer and a wardrobing one.
Visit the Loss Prevention Store for more information on or to purchase
Wardrobing, Wardrobing Tags, Wardrobing Retail, Alpha Shark Tags,
Checkpoint Tags, a Clothing Alarm, Clothing Security or Clothing Security
Tags to put Security Tags on Clothes and an Electronic Article Surveillance
or EAS system.
For more information on Wardrobing tags, Alpha Shark Tags, Wardrobing, or
Wardrobing Retail contact us or call 1.866.914.2567

For many schools, proms and graduations are over. The need for formal and special occasion wear has come and gone. Teenagers across the United States have had the time of their lives. For many of them, they have also completed their wardrobing of their formal attire too.

The hard part of combating wardrobing retail is that there are blurred lines within the process. Stores take returns of items that are not worn. Stores take returns of items that are worn multiple times, but are defective. So why would it be so bad that someone wears clothing once, for a few hours, and then returns it?

Just because you can justify it, doesn’t make it any better, or any more ethical to be wardrobing retail. Retailers however do not have the luxury of entering into a discussion with these customers to convince them that wardrobing is bad.

The end result is that retailers need a better way to consistently uphold their return policies, while accommodating the legitimate customer return, and declining the fraudulent ones.

Alpha Shark Tags are designed to help clear up any grey area that a liberal return policy might have. The Alpha Shark Tags have the ability to hold a copy of the store’s return policy. They also provide a visual identifier for store employees to differentiate between a real customer and a wardrobing one.

Visit the Loss Prevention Store for more information on or to purchase Wardrobing, Wardrobing Tags, Wardrobing Retail, Alpha Shark Tags,Checkpoint Tags, a Clothing Alarm, Clothing Security or Clothing Security Tags to put Security Tags on Clothes and an Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system.

For more information on Wardrobing tags, Alpha Shark Tags, Wardrobing, or Wardrobing Retail contact us or call 1.866.914.2567

 

Posted October 10th, 2014 by Staff Writer and filed in Uncategorized
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Why Do We Need Protection? – Clothing Security

Why do we need protection for our clothing inventory? Who is going to take our merchandise? These two questions come up frequently when I consult for small businesses that are not convinced that they need clothing security.
The first question is why? What they are really asking is why they should spend money on clothing security, when they might not actually need it. I answer them by explaining that clothing security is there for two reasons. One is to deter shoplifters from taking clothing and other items from your stores. The next is to stop the theft that might be taking place already, that you are not aware of.
Next we talk about who is going after clothing. Depending on what kind of clothing you carry, the attraction is different for specific kinds of shoplifters.
Some shoplifters are specifically looking for designer brands that they can resell easily on ebay, or in a flea market. Others are looking for personal usage of the merchandise. Whether they can’t afford, or simply don’t want to pay for new clothes, shoplifters often steal so they have something new to wear. Same thing goes for employees.
In any case, clothing security tags have been proven to reduce inventory shrink numbers by as much as 85 percent- more than what the cost of a system would be in most stores.
Visit the Loss Prevention Store to purchase Checkpoint Tags, a Clothing Alarm, Clothing Security or Clothing Security Tags to put Security Tags on Clothes and an Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system.
For more information on Checkpoint tags, clothing security, clothing alarm, or clothing security tags how they can work with your Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system contact us at security tags on clothes or call 1.866.914.2567 

Why do we need protection for our clothing inventory? Who is going to take our merchandise? These two questions come up frequently when I consult for small businesses that are not convinced that they need clothing security.

The first question is why? What they are really asking is why they should spend money on clothing security, when they might not actually need it. I answer them by explaining that clothing security is there for two reasons. One is to deter shoplifters from taking clothing and other items from your stores. The next is to stop the theft that might be taking place already, that you are not aware of.

Next we talk about who is going after clothing. Depending on what kind of clothing you carry, the attraction is different for specific kinds of shoplifters.

Some shoplifters are specifically looking for designer brands that they can resell easily on ebay, or in a flea market. Others are looking for personal usage of the merchandise. Whether they can’t afford, or simply don’t want to pay for new clothes, shoplifters often steal so they have something new to wear. Same thing goes for employees.

In any case, clothing security tags have been proven to reduce inventory shrink numbers by as much as 85 percent- more than what the cost of a system would be in most stores.

Visit the Loss Prevention Store to purchase Checkpoint Tags, a Clothing Alarm, Clothing Security or Clothing Security Tags to put Security Tags on Clothes and an Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system.

For more information on Checkpoint tags, clothing security, clothing alarm, or clothing security tags how they can work with your Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system contact us at security tags on clothes or call 1.866.914.2567 

 

Posted October 7th, 2014 by Staff Writer and filed in Uncategorized
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A Two Part System- Clothing Security Tags

In order for clothing security to be effective, you have to have a certain level of quality in your security resources and tools. I had a camera system once that spent more time waiting for a service tech to come fix it, than I did actually using the system. I ended up not relying on those cameras because I didn’t want to have to need them and then find out they weren’t working. 
It was a cheap system that had been pieced together over the years. It wasn’t until we upgraded to a total camera system package did I truly feel I could rely on the cameras as part of my clothing security system.
The same thing goes with our clothing security tags. I have seen some retailers use cheaply made, and cheaply sold, clothing security tags. Boy, do these not work well for anything. If I was to look closely at the tags, I could see the actual seam in the middle of the hard shell. On some of them, the seam was actually breaking apart. 
Any shoplifter with an ounce of persistence could easily pry the two sides apart with a screwdriver or other tool. Once the two sides are pried apart, the shoplifter has access to the inner locking mechanism, which is what holds the pin in place on your clothing. Once the pin is removed, the clothing security tags are rendered completely ineffective.
Visit the Loss Prevention Store to purchase Checkpoint Tags, a Clothing Alarm, Clothing Security or Clothing Security Tags to put Security Tags on Clothes and an Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system.
For more information on Checkpoint tags, clothing security, clothing alarm, or clothing security tags how they can work with your Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system contact us at security tags on clothes or call 1.866.914.2567 

In order for clothing security to be effective, you have to have a certain level of quality in your security resources and tools. I had a camera system once that spent more time waiting for a service tech to come fix it, than I did actually using the system. I ended up not relying on those cameras because I didn’t want to have to need them and then find out they weren’t working.

It was a cheap system that had been pieced together over the years. It wasn’t until we upgraded to a total camera system package did I truly feel I could rely on the cameras as part of my clothing security system.

The same thing goes with our clothing security tags. I have seen some retailers use cheaply made, and cheaply sold, clothing security tags. Boy, do these not work well for anything. If I was to look closely at the tags, I could see the actual seam in the middle of the hard shell. On some of them, the seam was actually breaking apart.

Any shoplifter with an ounce of persistence could easily pry the two sides apart with a screwdriver or other tool. Once the two sides are pried apart, the shoplifter has access to the inner locking mechanism, which is what holds the pin in place on your clothing. Once the pin is removed, the clothing security tags are rendered completely ineffective.

Visit the Loss Prevention Store to purchase Checkpoint Tags, a Clothing Alarm, Clothing Security or Clothing Security Tags to put Security Tags on Clothes and an Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system.

For more information on Checkpoint tags, clothing security, clothing alarm, or clothing security tags how they can work with your Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system contact us at security tags on clothes or call 1.866.914.2567 

 

Posted October 4th, 2014 by Staff Writer and filed in Uncategorized
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A Long Talk Over Coffee- Wardrobing

 

I was at a local coffee shop this morning when I overheard the conversation at the next table. Two ladies were talking about the interview one of them had later. Next thing I knew, the conversation turned to wardrobing.
One of the ladies was expressing her disgust at the other coffee shop patrons who were walking to closely to her with their cups of coffee. She talked about how mad she would be if someone spilt even a drop of coffee on her new outfit.
At first I sympathized thinking that if I had bought a new outfit to impress a potential employer, I would not want to show up with coffee stains all over it. Then I realized that the lady was upset because she needed to keep the outfit nice so she could return it to the store the next day.
It actually made me pretty disgusted, and I wanted to “accidentally” spill my coffee on her, but what good would that do? The lady was so open about her wardrobing decision that this very clearly was not her first time doing so. Unfortunately, this also would not be her last.
Wardrobing retail was part of her lifestyle. It was just something she had done for so long, that she really didn’t see anything wrong with it.
As a retailer, it is our job not to try and change the perception of these customers. It is our job to eliminate the opportunity within our own store for wardrobing to take place.
Visit the Loss Prevention Store for more information on or to purchase
Wardrobing, Wardrobing Tags, Wardrobing Retail, Alpha Shark Tags,
Checkpoint Tags, a Clothing Alarm, Clothing Security or Clothing Security
Tags to put Security Tags on Clothes and an Electronic Article Surveillance
or EAS system.
For more information on Wardrobing tags, Alpha Shark Tags, Wardrobing, or
Wardrobing Retail contact us or call 1.866.914.2567

I was at a local coffee shop this morning when I overheard the conversation at the next table. Two ladies were talking about the interview one of them had later. Next thing I knew, the conversation turned to wardrobing.

One of the ladies was expressing her disgust at the other coffee shop patrons who were walking to closely to her with their cups of coffee. She talked about how mad she would be if someone spilt even a drop of coffee on her new outfit.

 At first I sympathized thinking that if I had bought a new outfit to impress a potential employer, I would not want to show up with coffee stains all over it. Then I realized that the lady was upset because she needed to keep the outfit nice so she could return it to the store the next day.

 It actually made me pretty disgusted, and I wanted to “accidentally” spill my coffee on her, but what good would that do? The lady was so open about her wardrobing decision that this very clearly was not her first time doing so. Unfortunately, this also would not be her last.

 Wardrobing retail was part of her lifestyle. It was just something she had done for so long, that she really didn’t see anything wrong with it.

 As a retailer, it is our job not to try and change the perception of these customers. It is our job to eliminate the opportunity within our own store for wardrobing to take place.

Visit the Loss Prevention Store for more information on or to purchase Wardrobing, Wardrobing Tags, Wardrobing Retail, Alpha Shark Tags,Checkpoint Tags, a Clothing Alarm, Clothing Security or Clothing Security Tags to put Security Tags on Clothes and an Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system.

For more information on Wardrobing tags, Alpha Shark Tags, Wardrobing, or Wardrobing Retail contact us or call 1.866.914.2567

Posted October 1st, 2014 by Staff Writer and filed in Uncategorized
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Using Your Money- Clothing Security Tags

 

When you diligently add clothing security to all of the new merchandise comes into the store, you reduce the likelihood that shoplifters will target your store. This is particularly important of you sell on trend clothing and brands as a major art of your shrink losses can be due to theft from fashionistas who are filling their closets on your dime.
To increase the urgency and perceived need for a customer to buy more product, retailer’s focus on the next season’s incoming merchandise. Touted as the latest and greatest, customers are being lured back to by more clothing. From email campaigns to in store displays, retailer’s focus on the latest fashion to come off the delivery trucks and make sure their customers are intimately aware of what fashion trend is now in stock.
Unfortunately, these marketing lures also bring in the shoplifter who is trying to stay ahead of the fashion trends by always having the latest styles and products. The sad reality is that for those that cannot afford the clothing, they turn to shoplifting to fill their closets.
Clothing security tags prevents your store from being targeted by shoplifters. When used consistently, these security tags on clothes serve as a warning that each season’s merchandise is protected. 
Shoplifters will know that there is no point in even checking to see if the current season’s merchandise has been secured, because you are one step ahead of them.
Visit the Loss Prevention Store to purchase Checkpoint Tags, a Clothing Alarm, Clothing Security or Clothing Security Tags to put Security Tags on Clothes and an Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system.
For more information on Checkpoint tags, clothing security, clothing alarm, or clothing security tags how they can work with your Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system contact us at security tags on clothes or call 1.866.914.2567 

When you diligently add clothing security to all of the new merchandise comes into the store, you reduce the likelihood that shoplifters will target your store. This is particularly important of you sell trend clothing and brands as a major part of your shrink losses can be due to theft from fashionistas who are filling their closets on your dime.

To increase the urgency and perceived need for a customer to buy more product, retailer’s focus on the next season’s incoming merchandise. Touted as the latest and greatest, customers are being lured back to by more clothing. From email campaigns to in store displays, retailer’s focus on the latest fashion to come off the delivery trucks and make sure their customers are intimately aware of what fashion trend is now in stock.

Unfortunately, these marketing lures also bring in the shoplifter who is trying to stay ahead of the fashion trends by always having the latest styles and products. The sad reality is that for those that cannot afford the clothing, they turn to shoplifting to fill their closets.

Clothing security tags prevents your store from being targeted by shoplifters. When used consistently, these security tags on clothes serve as a warning that each season’s merchandise is protected. 

Shoplifters will know that there is no point in even checking to see if the current season’s merchandise has been secured, because you are one step ahead of them.

Visit the Loss Prevention Store to purchase Checkpoint Tags, a Clothing Alarm, Clothing Security or Clothing Security Tags to put Security Tags on Clothes and an Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system.

For more information on Checkpoint tags, clothing security, clothing alarm, or clothing security tags how they can work with your Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system contact us at security tags on clothes or call 1.866.914.2567 

 

 

 

Posted September 24th, 2014 by Staff Writer and filed in Uncategorized
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Do A Spot Check- Security Tags on Clothes

When you use security tags on clothes, as owners and managers we often focus our efforts on compliance. Did we tag all of the clothing? Are the Checkpoint Tags in the proper location on the garment? Do we have a new item that we want to enhance our clothing security with?
What we often forget about is how to train our employees in responding to alarms generated by the clothing security tags. If you had a bag in your hand, with an item inside that had a clothing security tag on it, and walked out the exit door triggering the alarm, what would your employees do?
Would they come over to deactivate the tags? Would they validate the receipt? Would they simply ignore the alarm and continue on with what they are doing?
That is where training your employees on the expectations are critical. It doesn’t matter how many times an alarm goes off, if no one responds, all of your time and effort to tag the merchandise is rendered useless.
More often than not, the reason why employees disregard the alarms is because they do not feel comfortable with how to respond. By properly training them and showing them your own example of how to respond, your alarm activations will be much more productive.
Visit the Loss Prevention Store to purchase Checkpoint Tags, a Clothing Alarm, Clothing Security or Clothing Security Tags to put Security Tags on Clothes and an Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system.
For more information on Checkpoint tags, clothing security, clothing alarm, or clothing security tags how they can work with your Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system contact us at security tags on clothes or call 1.866.914.2567 

When you use security tags on clothes, as owners and managers we often focus our efforts on compliance. Did we tag all of the clothing? Are the Checkpoint Tags in the proper location on the garment? Do we have a new item that we want to enhance our clothing security with?

What we often forget about is how to train our employees in responding to alarms generated by the clothing security tags. If you had a bag in your hand, with an item inside that had a clothing security tag on it, and walked out the exit door triggering the alarm, what would your employees do?

Would they come over to deactivate the tags? Would they validate the receipt? Would they simply ignore the alarm and continue on with what they are doing?

That is where training your employees on the expectations are critical. It doesn’t matter how many times an alarm goes off, if no one responds, all of your time and effort to tag the merchandise is rendered useless.

More often than not, the reason why employees disregard the alarms is because they do not feel comfortable with how to respond. By properly training them and showing them your own example of how to respond, your alarm activations will be much more productive.

Visit the Loss Prevention Store to purchase Checkpoint Tags, a Clothing Alarm, Clothing Security or Clothing Security Tags to put Security Tags on Clothes and an Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system.

For more information on Checkpoint tags, clothing security, clothing alarm, or clothing security tags how they can work with your Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system contact us at security tags on clothes or call 1.866.914.2567 

 

Posted September 17th, 2014 by Staff Writer and filed in Uncategorized
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But Is It Illegal? –Wardrobing Retail

Wardrobing retail is a highly unethical process. Whether it is from the intent to wardrobe from the beginning, or an after thought from an outfit worn with buyer’s remorse it is morally wrong to return worn merchandise.
The problem for retailers is that it might not actually be illegal. There are some forms of return fraud that is very clearly illegal, however wardrobing is not one of them. Most state legislation only says that a retailer must post their return policy in a prominent location.
Additionally, there are still a fair amount of retailers that welcome back refunds of merchandise in any condition. That makes it even harder to form actual legislation that the majority of all retailers can agree on. Would you be happy if state laws outlined exactly how your return policy should read?
That leaves it up to the individual retailers to create their own return policy as well as finding clear-cut ways to discourage and reduce wardrobing within their stores.
Some retailers have found success through having an “all sales are final” policy. Simple and effective; no one can abuse a policy that has no margin for exception. As this can potentially alienate a large, honest customer base, maybe a less strict policy can be utilized. Maybe a 30-day policy would work, or implementing Alpha Shark Tags on all of your special occasion items can be effective in your situation.
Visit the Loss Prevention Store for more information on or to purchase
Wardrobing, Wardrobing Tags, Wardrobing Retail, Alpha Shark Tags,
Checkpoint Tags, a Clothing Alarm, Clothing Security or Clothing Security
Tags to put Security Tags on Clothes and an Electronic Article Surveillance
or EAS system.
For more information on Wardrobing tags, Alpha Shark Tags, Wardrobing, or
Wardrobing Retail contact us or call 1.866.914.2567

Wardrobing retail is a highly unethical process. Whether it is from the intent to wardrobe from the beginning, or an after thought from an outfit worn with buyer’s remorse it is morally wrong to return worn merchandise.

The problem for retailers is that it might not actually be illegal. There are some forms of return fraud that is very clearly illegal, however wardrobing is not one of them. Most state legislation only says that a retailer must post their return policy in a prominent location.

Additionally, there are still a fair amount of retailers that welcome back refunds of merchandise in any condition. That makes it even harder to form actual legislation that the majority of all retailers can agree on. Would you be happy if state laws outlined exactly how your return policy should read?

That leaves it up to the individual retailers to create their own return policy as well as finding clear-cut ways to discourage and reduce wardrobing within their stores.

Some retailers have found success through having an “all sales are final” policy. Simple and effective; no one can abuse a policy that has no margin for exception. As this can potentially alienate a large, honest customer base, maybe a less strict policy can be utilized. Maybe a 30-day policy would work, or implementing Alpha Shark Tags on all of your special occasion items can be effective in your situation.

Visit the Loss Prevention Store for more information on or to purchase Wardrobing, Wardrobing Tags, Wardrobing Retail, Alpha Shark Tags,Checkpoint Tags, a Clothing Alarm, Clothing Security or Clothing Security Tags to put Security Tags on Clothes and an Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system.

For more information on Wardrobing tags, Alpha Shark Tags, Wardrobing, or Wardrobing Retail contact us or call 1.866.914.2567

 

Posted September 14th, 2014 by Staff Writer and filed in Uncategorized
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What Happened There? –Wardrobing

I recently bought a dress. Since I made the purchase online I never worried that the dress may have been involved in any wardrobing before I bought it. Unfortunately, once I received the dress in the mail, I went to try it on and there was a huge smudge of makeup all inside the dress. Ugh.
Now I can’t even begin to tell you the range of thoughts that went through my mind, but the first thing I did was to hop on the phone with customer service. Sure enough, this dress had been shipped from a store, and not from a warehouse or distribution center. Even better, this was the last one in my size.
I was given two options, return the dress or keep the dress with an extra ten percent discount. Since I really wanted the dress and the discount would cover dry cleaning, I went with option number two.
Because the dress came from an actual store, one of two things happened. The make up came from a customer trying the dress on, oblivious to the damage she did, or it came from a customer who was wardrobing.
Either way, the company lost out. They were shorted the discount that they gave me. Additionally, they lost me as a customer (and all the money I am spending elsewhere) because it was not worth the potential hassle to order anything from them again.
Visit the Loss Prevention Store for more information on or to purchase
Wardrobing, Wardrobing Tags, Wardrobing Retail, Alpha Shark Tags,
Checkpoint Tags, a Clothing Alarm, Clothing Security or Clothing Security
Tags to put Security Tags on Clothes and an Electronic Article Surveillance
or EAS system.
For more information on Wardrobing tags, Alpha Shark Tags, Wardrobing, or
Wardrobing Retail contact us or call 1.866.914.2567

I recently bought a dress. Since I made the purchase online I never worried that the dress may have been involved in any wardrobing before I bought it. Unfortunately, once I received the dress in the mail, I went to try it on and there was a huge smudge of makeup all inside the dress. Ugh.

Now I can’t even begin to tell you the range of thoughts that went through my mind, but the first thing I did was to hop on the phone with customer service. Sure enough, this dress had been shipped from a store, and not from a warehouse or distribution center. Even better, this was the last one in my size.

I was given two options, return the dress or keep the dress with an extra ten percent discount. Since I really wanted the dress and the discount would cover dry cleaning, I went with option number two.

Because the dress came from an actual store, one of two things happened. The make up came from a customer trying the dress on, oblivious to the damage she did, or it came from a customer who was wardrobing.

Either way, the company lost out. They were shorted the discount that they gave me. Additionally, they lost me as a customer (and all the money I am spending elsewhere) because it was not worth the potential hassle to order anything from them again.

Visit the Loss Prevention Store for more information on or to purchase Wardrobing, Wardrobing Tags, Wardrobing Retail, Alpha Shark Tags,Checkpoint Tags, a Clothing Alarm, Clothing Security or Clothing Security Tags to put Security Tags on Clothes and an Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system.

For more information on Wardrobing tags, Alpha Shark Tags, Wardrobing, or Wardrobing Retail contact us or call 1.866.914.2567

 

Posted September 11th, 2014 by Staff Writer and filed in Uncategorized
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