A recent report stated that in a high school bookstore top theft books are ones surrounding the occult, witchcraft, or many of the Beat writers due to the explicit nature of some of the passages.
Because their peers, or their parents might view the reading material as questionable, these curious students are quick to shove a book in their bag and walk out the door. Many normally honest students would rather steal a book with perceived taboo content, than to take it up to a librarian and have their names documented as checking it out.
The quantity of theft incidents is dramatically reduced when some kind of anti theft security system is in place. Many high school bookstores are opting for ones used in retail bookstore security. The bookstore security systems are designed to keep books out in the shelves instead of behind a counter. This way sales are not reduced, and employee’s time and productivity is not infringed upon.
Students are still able to have access to the books and information, but the risk of a book being stolen is dramatically reduced. Just like in a retail bookstore, customers understand what the bookstore security is there to do, providing the effective deterrent against book theft.
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For more information on Checkpoint Systems and how they can work with your Electronic Article Surveillance or EAS system contact us at Retail theft prevention to stop inventory losses in your College Bookstores,School Bookstores, School Libraries, High School Library, orHigh School Bookstore call 1.770.426.0547