While some jewelers know that employment practice lawsuits and appraisal liability claims are a possibility, an even smaller percentage are aware of what may be the most concerning threat of our time: cyber crime.
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.
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.
Hearing that in the jewelry industry creates an entirely different meaning than working in an office setting. And while it might be embarrassing to have missed out on information contained in a memo passed around the office, it would be downright scary to find out that your jewelry could be misplaced.