Black Friday has become one of the biggest shopping days of the year, when retailers reduce prices across their stock to kick-start the Christmas gift-buying season.
The NBCC has taken some of the advice that the Metropolitan Police Business Crime Hub has put together following their experience over the last few years that is relevant to businesses nationally. These are reminders about some things that may be overlooked but should be considered ahead of this busy period.
Retailers should provide their own security arrangements during the sales, and consider police assistance only as a ‘last resort’.
Last year, there were incidents of overcrowding and arrests were made as shoppers clashed over bargains. Think about how you can improve on what you did last year.
Things you can do:
In the even of an emergency always call 999