Pure Profile, on behalf of ADT Security, surveyed 500 Australian small business owners during June to July 2010 and found that a majority suffer financially as a result of crime.
As smartphones become more prevalent in the market, it is changing the way consumers are shopping as more are gaining access to online stores through their mobile phones.
In the past four years Australian retailers have lost more than $10.311 billion to thieves, according to the fourth annual edition of the Global Retail Theft Barometer.
The facility will become Metcash’s primary NSW distribution centre for the storage, handling and wholesale distribution.
The deal worth over $275,000 will monitor up to $35 million in stock and will be put into operations by the end of the month.
The retail sector is targeted by phishing scams more than any other industry worldwide, according to the September State of Spam report by Symantec.
Moreton Bay Regional Council has contracted with Link Security Group to deploy an extensive wireless IP video surveillance network to areas that encompass retail businessess.
Places of mass gathering, such as shopping centres, can be attractive targets for all levels of crime.
More than eighty companies have already secured their place at Security 2010, including Bosch Security Systems, Hills Industries, Motorola and Sony.
With the trend towards open plan, minimalist shop fitouts continuing, retailers are being urged to consider their security requirements before finalising their chosen design.