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Thieves are making big bucks off retailers’ garbage


by ckatarsky

 

You probably don’t think much about the cardboard and other garbage that your store tosses every week. But for enterprising crooks, it’s a lucrative income stream.

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Caught on tape! Granny’s savings robbed from CVS shopping cart


by ckatarsky

Retailers need to have good security in place — but even top-notch efforts can’t overcome the combination of carelessness and greed.

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Organized crime: Worst year ever for retailers


by ckatarsky

Organized crime rings are increasingly targeting retailers for a quick payday. 

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Good news: Overall retail theft down


by ckatarsky

Overall shrinkage in ’11 was down five percent from the prior year — saving retailers a whopping $2.6 billion.

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New hot item targeted by thieves!


by Renee Cocchi

 

It seems the tides are turning when it comes to shoplifting. There is well-known product on the market that’s become the new hot item for thieves to steal and sell on the black market! And it has nothing to do with electronics!

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New danger for retailers: Robbers on the prowl


by Penelope Miller

Staff and security cutbacks might’ve saved retailers a few bucks in the past – but they’re paying for it now as theft rates spike.

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You’ve heard of a shopaholic, but what about a returnaholic?


by Renee Cocchi

Retail theft is a major business with $11.7 billion in shoplifting last year alone. But one trend that is taking center stage this holiday season is return fraud.

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