Retailers are not immune from the perils and calamities—both natural and manufactured—that can threaten and damage businesses and communities. Wildfires whipping through Fort McMurray. A catastrophic train derailment in Lac-Mégantic. A deranged gunman on a popular shopping street in Toronto. Cybercriminals hacking into corporate databases. These are all examples of harrowing events with profound implications for those caught in the crosshairs, and reasons every organization should have plans in-place for disaster recovery and business continuity if and when misadventures arise.