For this benchmarking survey, the authors looked at how some of the biggest retailers in the US are experiencing shoplifting, violence associated with these incidents, and the shoplifting policies and procedures put in place to manage these issues. Read More
Tag: retail shoplifting
Shoplifting in Fitting Rooms
Will shoplifting in fitting rooms continue to be a problem given new technologies and laws?
By Bill Turner, LPC
Any loss prevention professional who has worked is a store that sells apparel is probably familiar with customers shoplifting in fitting rooms. But how much do you know about changing Read More
Integrating Retail, Social Media, and Incarceration Data with Artificial Intelligence for Next-Gen Threat Prevention (The Retail Equation/Sysrepublic)
Retail security professionals are continually striving to fend off threats. They face a never-ending battle. A solution is implemented only to have offenders circumvent it within days or months. Appriss has joined The Retail Equation and Sysrepublic as one company to bring threat detection and prevention to a new level Read More
Illinois Alderman Lynne M. Johnson has now been charged with felony burglary for allegedly stealing $55.21 worth of merchandise from a Meijer store according to a statement from the DuPage County state’s attorney’s office. She had initially been charged with misdemeanor retail theft.
You may remember the story. On January 31st Read More
Following an extensive investigation into an organized retail crime operation, police executed eight different search warrants to include a home, garage, vehicle and three storage facilities in southeast Calgary. When the dust cleared and the seizure of goods was completed, Inspector Nancy Farmer was at a loss when attempting to describe Read More
Aurora (Illinois) alderman Lynne Johnson has been arrested and charged with retail shoplifting again, according to police records. Johnson, the 10th Ward alderman, was arrested Sunday evening at a Meijer store in her ward for shoplifting, according to an arrest report. She was charged with a misdemeanor.
Sunday evening, a plainclothes Read More
A bystander recently shot an alleged shoplifter in Tucson, Arizona, after following him from the store. The retail shoplifting suspect, who has been identified by police as 46-year-old Gerald Ramon, reportedly stole beer from a Circle K convenience store with several witnesses watching him, and then left the scene on Read More