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Top five disaster preparation techniques for retailers

April 19, 2012

CINCINNATI — With the approaching storm season, Cintas Corporation has issued the top five tips to help retailers prepare for disasters, according to a press release.

"Disasters can be devastating for a business, no matter how big or small the store," said Rich Doggett, senior director of retail for Cintas.

"The majority of tornadoes occur between March and June and hurricanes between May and November, but natural disasters can happen anywhere and at any time. It''s critical for retailers to ensure their emergency plans are aligned and ready," Doggett added.

According to the release, the top tips for disaster preparation include:

• Align staff
• Cover windows
• Maintain emergency equipment
• Avoid hazards
• Partner with a vendor.

For more in-depth information on these tips, click here.

Click here to read the complete release.