A man accused of killing a loss prevention officer at a Walmart in Lilburn, Georgia, last year will spend life in prison after he pleaded guilty to the crime on Monday, city police said. Boaz Anthony Fordyce entered the plea on charges that he murdered JD Ferguson by shooting him Read More
What is the issue facing retailers regarding boosters and fences? There seems to be confusion over whether boosting or fencing goods is the primary cause of retail shrink. Is this issue one of those questions that we can break down into bite-sized pieces, make mathematical comparisons, study historical data, and Read More
There have been news stories and lawsuits recently focusing attention on long-simmering complaints about the treatment of minorities by large retailers (see: Giant Tiger; Ferragamo). What can organizations do to avoid claims of racial profiling in retail stores?
To start, retailers should have clearly defined and articulated policies against racial profiling Read More
What started as a shoplifting incident ended with the tragic death of a high-ranking Yonkers, New York, politician’s family member. Jonathan Maldonado, the 21-year-old nephew of Yonkers City Council President-elect Mike Khader, was accused of stealing from BestBuy in Greenburgh on Wednesday evening and swallowed an unknown type of drug Read More
Pendleton, Oregon, police reported an officer shot a theft suspect Wednesday night near Walmart after he fled a confrontation. Pendleton Police Chief Stuart Roberts said an ambulance took the male victim to St. Anthony Hospital, Pendleton, where he underwent surgery and was flown to Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Read More