The blog hopes to introduce to retail security hire in Melbourne, and how to hire specialist retail security companies that will look after your shopping centre, retail store, retail events, retail warehouse distribution centres etc.
Almost every security company can offer to provide you with retail security services, but not all are specialist to retail and shopping centre security.
When you think of the best retail security guards companies in Melbourne, then we can say, we understand the retail industry inside out; and we are aware that the retail store, pop-up stores or the shopping centre are concerned about how they can reduce shrinkage and also deliver the best shopping experience for their patrons and customers!
With immense retail security experience accumulated over the years, we understand how to combine retail security with quality customer service. Security Concepts services know how to carefully select the right retail security guards to deploy in our client’s retail store, shopping centre or to be part of our client’s activation.
Like the author of this important security book Security Adventure Service said, ‘ not every security officer is made for retail security.’ The reason is; the author (Job Moses) has worked in the retail security in Melbourne for a number of years. And he discovered retail security is one that requires the retail security guard to have some following qualities:
The above just a few qualities a retail security guard requires; to learn more retail security officers. Please find a free copy limited copy of this book Security Adventure Service.on Amazon.
How do you choose the right retail security company that will provide security guards for your retail store or shopping centre or retail warehouse? Almost every security guard company you contact will promise you they can send you retail security officers.
But be very careful, just because they have security guards that do not make them ‘ retail security guards,’ or a ‘ retail security services provider.’ The author of the book ” Security Adventure Service” says; ” to easily understand any community, you only need to go to its shopping centre, and you will get a clear picture of what the wider community or suburb is, by the people that patronise the shopping centre.”
So, an example is a retail store that is situated in an ‘ economically disadvantaged suburb;’ the rate of shoplifting and violent crime are likely to be higher than a retail store which is in a ‘ wealthy suburb.’ Now, a shopping centre or retail store that is in a troubled suburb- will require retail security guards that are highly trained on conflict resolution and de-escalation. Retail security officers that are calm and cool-headed in the face of provocation and threat.
Now, if the retail hire security company is not a ‘ specialised in retail security delivery,’ it will be difficult for them to understand what kind of retail security guards to deploy to the store or shopping centre and what kind of retail security guards training is required for their security officers.
Though any security guard company can send security guards to retail venues; but if the management does not have the necessary retail security experience, it is likely the security company may use your retail venue as a learning curve for their trade. It is not a bad idea for the security company to learn while on the trade- but it is dangerous for the retail venue to find itself in such a position. Because such experience could come at the expense of the retail store or retail shopping centre, having been sued by an aggrieved customer who isn’t happy with the way the inexperience instore or shopping centre security dealt with them.
Though we are a specialist in retail security solutions, we also specialise in a few other areas:
Note, your shopping centre, /retail store security needs are very important; so, don’t hand your money over to an amateur security company that may cost you more money in the long run. I understand most shopping centres and retail stores want to save money, but there is nothing worse than to save money getting a cheap inexperienced retail security guard company- to provide you with quack services and you end up being sued for millions of dollars because of their inexperience.
Additional note; not all large security companies have retail security management experience. Always ask the security g company you are considering giving a contract or hire about their retail security experience or pedigree. So, chose carefully and choose wisely!
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