As a manager or owner of a jewelry business, you have a lot of difficult decisions to make.
Even if they're not the first things that come to mind, hiring and firing decisions are probably some of the most difficult ones a manager or business owner need to make. There are a lot of emotions involved and sometimes financial stakes at play. Whatever the reasons, creating new ties with another person or severing old ones often result in high stress.
The amount of active shooter incidents has underscored the need for a coordinated response by law enforcement and communities to save lives.
Although local and state law enforcement agencies are typically the first to arrive at the scene, successful prevention of these active shooter incidents lies with a wide range of public and private entities working together.
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.