Tension has increased across the entire country leaving jewelers especially vulnerable to loss. Read this post to get security advice on how to stay safe during protests. Plus, get tips on addressing damages, filing claims, and seeking emotional support.
After a long hiatus from your business, we know you are eager to open your doors and get back to serving your customers. However, once businesses in your state have been given the okay to open from the safer-at-home order, you still need to remain vigilant when it comes to security, employees, transporting jewelry stock, and more.
Check out these ten tips to help prepare your jewelry store for reopening.
No matter what time of the year it is, the risk for jewelry store crime is always high. That’s why we suggest spending some time to make sure your store security is up to par.
Neglecting security measures could leave your business exposed during a time when crimes against jewelers tend to escalate. Plus, not getting in the habit of security best practices will only get more difficult to change as the year progresses.
Reference these 18 tips for a quick health check on your overall jewelry store security.
Do you dread dropping off a shipment of jewelry because you fear that your package of valuables could be lost, damaged, or stolen?
Maybe that fear stems from the confusion about the options available when shipping a package. After all, there are numerous carriers to choose from and even one of the most widely accessible — The United States Postal Service (USPS) — has many services with different options.
It’s after hours and you have armed your alarm for the evening. Later you receive a system notification from your burglar alarm company, how would you respond?
Would you brush it off as a false alarm? Or neglect to check on the business? If so, you’ll want to change your response due to the recent rash of power-cutting burglaries. Here are six tips Jewelers Mutual suggests to make sure your store remains secure in the wake of these attacks.
Located on South Wabash Avenue in Chicago, the 21-story Mallers Building on Jewelers Row houses more than 180 jewelry businesses that specialize in design, manufacturing and jewelry repair.
Shortly before 2 a.m. on April 25, 2018, a three-alarm fire broke out in the 107-year-old building, forcing these businesses to temporarily relocate. It’s been almost a full year since that devastating fire.
If you don't have questions about how to improve the security at your business, that's not a comforting sign — especially before holiday shopping ramps up.
With technology transforming the world of safes, alarms, surveillance systems, and other essential physical and electronic security features, there's plenty for jewelers to ponder. Couple that with how to improve procedural security by educating staff and there's an abundance to consider.
A lapse in security at any point during the year creates unnecessary risk for your jewelry business. Given the impact holiday shopping has on your year-end results, weaknesses in your security program become even more dangerous.
That's why David Sexton, vice president of loss prevention at Jewelers Mutual Insurance Group, covered four areas jewelers need to focus on in the webinar Holiday Security for Jewelry Businesses.