Checkpoint Systems and Halo Metrics Sign Master Distributor Agreement to Support
THOROFARE, N.J. – Jan. 8, 2014 –
Checkpoint Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CKP), a leading global supplier of
merchandise availability solutions for the retail industry and its supply chain,
today announced that
Halo Metrics signed a Master Distributor agreement to support Canadian
Under the terms of the agreement, Halo Metrics will actively market, sell,
install and service Checkpoint's electronic article surveillance (EAS) product
portfolio for all retailers in the Canadian market that are not currently part
of Checkpoint's national account program. Checkpoint will continue to directly
support its Canadian national accounts on a direct basis through its sales and
customer Merchandise Availability team offices in Markham and Winnipeg.
Halo Metrics began providing security solutions to Canadian retailers in August
of 1988 from its British Columbia location. Over the last 25 years Halo has
grown and been able to work with retailers across Canada with local
representation in BC, Ontario and Quebec.
“Our focus is to balance the retailer’s loss prevention efforts with the honest
shopper’s need for easy access to merchandise on display” said Cheryl Gillott,
president of Halo Metrics. “The new agreement with Checkpoint enables Halo to
offer our retail customers more of a complete security solution. We are very
pleased to deepen our Checkpoint relationship with the signing of this Master
“Halo Metrics has been an outstanding partner with our Alpha division since
2001. They have earned the trust and respect of retail loss prevention
professionals with their knowledge and commitment to customer service. We are
excited to expand our relationship for the benefit of the Canadian retailers",
said Dan Reynolds, vice president of sales for Checkpoint Systems.
The agreement is effective immediately.
About Halo Metrics Inc. (www.halometrics.com)
In business in Canada since 1988, Halo Metrics has grown to become a leading
source for Canadian retailers seeking merchandising and loss prevention
solutions. Our security solutions prevent theft while enhancing customer's
shopping experience. Halo Metrics has offices in major centres across Canada
with full bilingual English and French technical and sales support.
About Checkpoint Systems, Inc. (www.checkpointsystems.com)
Checkpoint Systems is a global leader in merchandise availability solutions for
the retail industry, encompassing loss prevention and merchandise visibility.
Checkpoint provides end-to-end solutions enabling retailers to achieve accurate
real-time inventory, accelerate the replenishment cycle, prevent out-of-stocks
and reduce theft, thus improving merchandise availability and the shopper’s
experience. Checkpoint's solutions are built upon 45 years of radio frequency
technology expertise, innovative high-theft and loss-prevention solutions,
market-leading RFID hardware, software, and comprehensive labeling capabilities
to brand, secure and track merchandise from source to shelf. Checkpoint's
customers benefit from increased sales and profits by implementing merchandise
availability solutions to ensure the right merchandise is available at the right
place and time when consumers are ready to buy. Listed on the NYSE (NYSE: CKP),
Checkpoint operates in every major geographic market and employs over 4700