5 Disturbing Videos of Porch Pirates that Will Make You Want to Secure Your Packages this Holiday
A startling 1.7 million packages are stolen or go missing every day in the United States, according to the New York Times. A lot of these disappearing deliveries can be blamed on porch pirates, the criminals who steal your boxes, bags and envelopes from your front door.
This Is How Online Shoppers Are Securing Their Package Deliveries This Holiday Season
Almost 60 million packages will be delivered per day during the Holidays as people order presents for friends and family. Here are some ways shoppers are protecting their packages from foes.
Get Ready for the Holiday Shopping Season with the Gift that Keeps on Giving
Experts predict a 27% increase in consumer package deliveries during the holiday season, compared to 2019. What steps can consumers take to ensure they receive their packages, as deliveries become more unpredictable, and possibly more expensive?
“Human-Free” Shopping is Here to Stay - How Can Small Businesses Adapt?
Contactless ordering and curbside pickup aren’t just pandemic fads. In fact, 87% of consumers want businesses to continue to offer options that limit the need for in-person visits, even after it’s safe to do so. As big companies continue to invest in “human-free” purchasing channels, how can small businesses compete?
Meal-Kit Mania: Restaurants Get into the Home-Cooking Game
60% of US consumers still don’t feel comfortable eating out at restaurants, according to recent Harris Poll data. To fill that gap, many restaurants have started selling cook-at-home meal kits, to bring the dine-out experience right to our doors. But, while these restaurant meal kits are a great way to spice up our daily dinner routine, they also invite surprising food safety risks. Here’s how to take advantage of this trend safely.
Why Your Packages Are More Vulnerable Than Ever and What to Do About It
A pandemic-induced increase in online shopping and contactless delivery has introduced significant convenience, but also risk, leaving our packages more vulnerable than ever before. In fact, 20% of US households report having a package stolen in the last 90 days, according to surveys by security.org. So, what can consumers do to protect their packages?
The Inconvenient Truth About Grocery Delivery
According to the National Retail Federation, 97% of consumers have backed out of a purchase because it wasn’t convenient enough. Convenience plays a huge part in deciding where we spend money. Many believe this trend has contributed to grocery delivery’s recent surge in demand. But, is grocery delivery really that convenient?
Why Cameras Aren’t Enough To Protect Your Porch
Doorbell cameras offer reassurance, but do they really protect our porches? With package theft on the rise, it doesn’t seem so. In fact, they may actually invite more risk.
Spoiler Alert: The Hidden Danger of Meal Kits & How To Avoid It
The meal kit market is on a rapid rise, earning $100 million in April alone, but did you know that most boxes sit out on porches for 8 hours or more before being opened or refrigerated? That invites spoilage and means a lot of lost dollars.
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