Diebold Selected to Provide Security for 500 Rack Room Shoes Locations

New partnership delivers intrusion, fire, access and monitoring services for national footwear retailer.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A newly formed partnership with leading national footwear company Rack
Room Shoes makes Diebold (NYSE: DBD) the exclusive provider of electronic security and monitoring services for the family footwear retailer throughout the United States.

Rack Room Shoes operates more than 500 stores in 34 states under the store brands Rack Room Shoes and Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse, with more than 6,500 employees nationwide. Diebold’s electronic security business will deliver comprehensive security solutions including intrusion, fire, video and monitoring services, as well as its online customer portal, SecureStat, for all of the retailer’s locations.

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“Rack Room Shoes is known for providing its customers with outstanding products and service;
therefore, it’s imperative that our security partner is a leading expert in the field with a focus on building a relationship that enhances our security and our success,” says Johnny Turner, director, loss prevention, Rack Room Shoes. “We recognize Diebold to have the vision, knowledge and resources to be that partner, truly vested in Rack Room Shoes and our loss prevention strategies and results.”

In addition, the Diebold electronic security team is providing an enterprise video and access system for the company’s newly expanded corporate headquarters, in Charlotte, N.C.

“Diebold is proud to be the new security partner of Rack Room Shoes,” says Tony Byerly, executive vice president, electronic security, Diebold. “As a national retailer, Rack Room Shoes needs a security provider that focuses solely on the unique needs of business customers with the resources to deliver monitoring services and the necessary standardization of technology, solutions and processes across the United States.”

Diebold recently announced an agreement with Securitas AB to divest its electronic security business in North America. The contract will be transitioned to Securitas in connection with the pending sale.

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