New Tags Address High Theft, High Velocity Categories to Protect Entire Store Inventory
BOCA RATON, FL — November 1, 2012 —Tyco Retail Solutions (www.tycoretailsolutions.com), a leading global provider of retail performance and security solutions sold direct and through authorized business partners worldwide, announces the expansion of its portfolio of Sensormatic acousto-magnetic Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) hard tags and alarming wraps. The newly available tags address many high-theft, high-velocity categories and give retailers a broad, comprehensive solution to protect their entire store.
According to industry statistics, shrink is up 6.6% year over year affecting every retail category. A recent study by the National Retail Federation found that during the holidays the most popular stolen items include laptops, cell phones, digital cameras and GPS devices, handbags, accessories, designer clothing and jeans. This problem is exacerbated as seasonal holiday sales of these categories contribute significantly to a retailer’s bottom line. The new sensors from Tyco Retail Solutions are designed to significantly improve the ability for retailers to protect these high theft items while showcasing them to consumers.
The New Sensormatic Tag Portfolio includes:
New alarming wraps with smaller footprint – provides a strong visual deterrent while not interfering with brand promotion on packaging for electronics and power tools
New alarming tags – offers effective protection for apparel, accessory and footwear applications
Sporting goods tags – protects variety of items including bats, golf clubs and sunglasses
Super pencil, saucer, optical and jewelry specific tags for apparel and accessories – applications include leather goods, designer jeans, eyewear and jewelry
New multi-use detacher – effectively removes all magnetically detachable Sensormatic tags for all items including high-end wines, spirits and appliances
Tyco Retail Solutions has been the industry leader in EAS systems for over 45 years. All of Tyco’s genuine Sensormatic tags meet stringent quality and performance standards and comply with global regulations to deliver consistent performance and reliability retailers around the globe depend upon. Easily applied and removed in the store, the new tags help retailers decrease operational costs and redeploy associates to service customers, increasing sales.
“Protecting products from theft while effectively merchandising products is a priority for retailers,” said Nancy Chisholm, vice president and general manager, Tyco Retail Solutions. “Our new tags and wraps are designed to minimize any impact on merchandising, while delivering the same trusted results as our traditional line of genuine Sensormatic tags. By protecting a wider variety of merchandise we can provide our customers a single source of tags and sensors to protect the entire store inventory.”
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Filed under Acousto-Magnetic; Loss Prevention; Safety & SecurityKeywords acousto-magnetic; EAS; electronic article surveillance; hard tag; loss prevention; retail security; shoplifting; shrink; store; tags
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