Almost every day you read or hear about a pawnshop being robbed. The cost to pawn shop owners and insurance companies is substantial in financial losses not even counting the lost to business revenues that may occur from adverse publicity. More alarming is the growing trend in violence during these robberies which in some cases has led to employees and customers being seriously injured and even killed.
Robbery deterrence can encompass many proactive methods and tools. However, effective loss prevention in any business results from some critical practices and attention to detail. Good customer service, proper lighting, assertive signage, cleanliness and heightened awareness are proven effective measures that cost very little but provide the deterrence you need in protecting your business.