A lot of jewelry crimes that make headlines in the news today revolve around smash-and-grab robberies.
These are often high-profile, brazen attacks that happen quickly and result in high-dollar losses. If you’ve ever seen surveillance footage of one, it almost appears that there’s nothing that could have been done to stop it – but that’s not always the case.
Sledgehammers and weapons. Broken glass. Dozens of luxury watches. Gone in 60 seconds.
It all happens so fast, sometimes the most prepared jewelers can fall victim to a smash-and-grab robbery.
Even with a solid overall security program, rarely is any jeweler without a point of weakness. For some, this weakness happens to be jewelry showcases — which are also the last lines of defense in the event of a smash-and-grab.
While still exciting for both jewelers and jewelry lovers alike, last year’s trade show season was like no other. Our focus was directed away from the norm and towards the unprecedented; pivoting our business strategy in order to facilitate meaningful connections and engagement, entirely in the virtual sphere.
Buying a jewelry safe isn't an everyday venture for business owners. That makes your purchase decision all the more important.
Even if you're not in the market for a new safe now, chances are you will be sometime in the near future because of increasing inventory values, capacity issues as the result of changing locations, or maybe because you feel that your exposure to burglary has increased and you want more protection.