convenience stores

Brockton MA Bars Upgrade Surveillance

As of Saturday, if you walked or drove past a bar in Brockton, MA, there is a good chance you were being watched. As of Saturday, all Brockton restaurants, bars, and clubs that serve alcohol after midnight were required by the city to have a video surveillance system installed. The License Commission approved Mayor Bill Carpenter’s proposal in July. The initiative is aimed at helping combat violent crime in the city.

Small Chain Finds Success Upgrading To IP At Own Pace

LYNCHBURG, Va.—Family-owned and operated Quik-e Foods, based here, recently installed an IP camera in the rear of one of its 12 convenience stores. “The camera actually paid for itself on Day 2,” Quik-e Vice President Todd Burgess told Security Director News . The March Networks camera captured images of an employee stealing cigarettes by taking them out in trash bags through the back door. Quik-e, which also operates five automated car washes and a laundromat within about a 40-mile radius of Lynchburg, is a longtime March Networks end user, working with certified reseller and installer Integrated Technology Group. The chain gradually has been upgrading its March Networks NVRs to the next-gen 8000 Series Hybrid NVRs. The product is allowing Quik-e to move from analog cameras to IP cameras at its own pace as finances allow. Quik-e also plans to soon deploy March’s Searchlight for Retail video analytics software. The recent upgrade at Quik-e sites is “feature-rich,” Burgess said. “Our storage capacity has quadrupled. Where before I had systems that would only hold [images] for 30 days, I now can get up to three months. And it’s all user driven.” The ROI Burgess experienced is not unique, March Networks project manager Ali Mahmoud told Security Director News . Customers can use the system for 10 minutes each morning and capture $5,000 in thefts each week, he said. “The ROI is pretty quick,” and the fact that it’s hybrid so users don’t have to rip out old equipment is another plus, […]

New York City Security Company Installs 19-Camera System In 7-Eleven Store Within Heavily-Populated Location

Total Security, a New York security camera installations company has installed 19 security cameras in an effort to improve the security and safety in the Greenwich Village 7-Eleven location. Over the past 10 years, Total Security has been chosen on numerous occasions to install security camera systems at the popular convenience store franchise including Madison […]

RESEARCH: Lowering Employee Theft With Video Surveillance Systems

If you want to sell more security camera surveillance and surveillance technology systems to industries with low wages and high worker turnover (think restaurants, Convenience stores, car care centers, and te like), then you simply must show your prospects a case study titled: “Cleaning House: The Impact of Information Technology Monitoring on Employee Theft and […]