Checkpoint Systems launches underfloor anti-theft solution for high end retailers

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New underfloor anti-theft solution

New underfloor anti-theft solution

Checkpoint Systems has launched underfloor Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) antenna for luxury and high-end retailers who require a discreet but high-performance security system. Hundreds of EVOLVE Exclusive F10 are reported to be in retail stores around the world reducing shrink, improving merchandise availability and helping to enhance the consumer shopping experience.

Designed primarily for luxury apparel, jewellery or accessory retailers for whom store aesthetics is paramount, the EVOLVE Exclusive F10 sits below the shop’s floor while still providing excellent range of detection, the company claims. The system can be configured to cover entrance doorways of up to 12m/ 39.4ft wide addressing some retailers’ preferences for an open entrance without visible antennas. Now department stores in a mall setting have a viable solution to protect their multiple entrances.

Farrokh Abadi, president and chief operating officer, Shrink Management and Merchandise Visibility Solutions, said: “We designed this new “invisible´´ EAS solution by partnering with some luxury brands for whom creating a positive shopping experience for customers was as important as protecting their merchandise. We are proud that our new underfloor EVOLVE Exclusive F10 meets their requirements with regard to merchandise protection as well as the aesthetics and design of their floor space.”

Checkpoint said it designed the EVOLVE Exclusive F10 to protect the large aisle widths of many store entrances and withstand the heavy weights associated with high traffic and goods moving through a retail store entrance.

While the antenna remains out of sight, when a theft attempt happens, different alarm detection notifications are available according to the retailer’s preference These include external audible alarm, flashing lights, pager notifications and other options that follow the retailer’s loss prevention policies. The EVOLVE Exclusive F10 system is also compatible with Checkpoint’s VisiPlus Overhead sensor to provide Smart Alarm Management and visitor counting data.

This new solution supports Checkpoint’s iMAP (Intelligent Merchandise Availability Program) which helps retailers manage shrink and improve inventory visibility while enhancing the shopper’s experience by improving merchandise availability. The iMAP solutions set is purpose-built for retail, combining hardware, software, consumables, services, and business processes to address retailers’ merchandise availability needs.

EVOLVE Exclusive F10 is available immediately.