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August 1st, 2012
BriefCam case study in Security Management

Case Study: A Wrinkle in Time


“In 1969, a Norwalk, Connecticut, dairy farmer named Stew Leonard had an epiph­­any: the milk delivery business was going to go the way of the horse and buggy. Leonard decided to found a small dairy shop with seven employees and carrying just eight items. The little market quickly grew into the world’s largest dairy store. Today, Stew Leonard’s Farm Fresh Foods are located in Norwalk, Danbury, and New­ington, Connecticut; and Yonk­ers, New York. It is a $300 million annual enterprise with approximately 2,000 employees… The loss prevention (LP) department at Stew Leonard seeks creative solutions. It hasn’t gone so far as to use the company’s six-foot-tall dancing bananas as spy cams, but it has put into place an innovative video synopsis technology that enables security to save copious staff hours during investigations… Read the full article…