Tag: retail crime survey


Shedding Light on Retail Theft Statistics

Shedding Light on Retail Theft Statistics

Loss prevention and retail industry professionals have a responsibility to stay informed about the latest retail theft statistics. This article provides a snapshot of what retailers currently face when it comes to loss and theft.
Inventory Shrink
Inventory shrinkage refers to the difference between the merchandise a retailer shows in its records   Read More


Shoplifting Scams and Designing Out Crime

Shoplifting Scams and Designing Out Crime

Booster bags, or so-called “magic bags,” continue to be used by professional thieves for shoplifting. These foil-lined carriers work because the lining prevents the alarms actually connecting with the tag when passing through scanners. Despite penalties imposed on thieves for going equipped with these bags, and despite the best efforts   Read More


Part I. The Future of ORC Management

Part I. The Future of ORC Management

Sponsored by The Zellman Group

Houston had a problem. For that matter, so did the rest of Texas and neighboring states. Boosters were hitting retailers hard, “waltzing in…and brazenly walking out with stolen products of all kinds, from medicine and baby formula to health and beauty supplies,” according to the FBI.   Read More


NRF 2013 ORC Survey

Eight in 10 Retailers Agree Organized Retail Crime Activity Has Increased in Past Three Years
-NRF Survey also finds store merchandise credit/gift card fraud is troubling new problem for retailers-

Savvy, confident organized retail crime gangs – who steal billions of dollars worth of merchandise each year only to sell that merchandise   Read More