TAG Company Secures Exclusive Agreement with HMV
HMV chooses leading tagging company as product protection partner

Harmondsworth, United Kingdom -June 2010.  Leading Entertainment Media Retailer, HMV, signs exclusive contract with TAG Company UK to supply Electronic Article Surveillance Products and Services

HMV, the UK's leading specialist retailer of music, filmed entertainment, games and related products has signed a contract with TAG Company, a leading supplier of Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) products and services.  The contract covers the supply of all EAS Hardware, Maintenance and Consumables on a rolling 12 month basis for up to 3 years.  The contract also covers the supply of solutions to protect HMV's Technology ranges.

TAG Company UK has provided product protection solutions to HMV for over 10 years and was instrumental in the development of TAG's patented Self Seal Tag, now the UK's most frequently deployed solution for the protection of live merchandised CDs. Jon Marchese, Director of Business Development at TAG comments ‘since the late 1990's, TAG has provided product protection solutions to HMV, and helped contribute to their industry leading loss prevention programme.  With the broadening of product ranges being offered by HMV, it is essential that items are protected with innovative solutions.  Our aim is to develop the program over the coming years'

The contract provides HMV with a Service Level Agreement, ensuring the management and control of costs.  Sue Lamley, Head of Risk & Loss Prevention at HMV UK Limited comments  'EAS product protection is an important element of a number of measures we employ to address loss, alongside CCTV, information systems and the placement of Loss Prevention Officers in each of our stores and distribution centres.  I am delighted to continue to work with TAG to ensure the best possible product protection for our extensive and developing product offer'. 

About TAG Company
TAG Company is a full Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) Service Provider which offers users with an unbiased and consultative approach to Loss Prevention and tagging solutions.  TAG's understanding and experience in working across multiple retail environments results in the design and provision of tailored solutions for retail and other organisations who have recognised the need to address shrinkage to drive profitability.

Managed and driven by a team of leading industry professionals with years of EAS and retail experience, TAG focuses all of its' resource and development into retail tagging to ensure the best solution and service level is delivered first time, every time.

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