The Loss Prevention Research Council conducts more than 100 in-person interviews with active shoplifters each year. Much of what they say pertains to whether they see/get/fear a particular theft deterrent.
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Articles by Mike Giblin, LPRC
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Interviewing active shoplifters is the most interesting part of my job. For an hour, I speak as seldom as I can. Instead, I listen and observe. What they have to say is fascinating. Their actions and mannerisms weave together with their words like a code waiting to be cracked. Why
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Interviewing active shoplifters is the most interesting part of my job. For an hour, I speak as seldom as I can. I listen, and I observe. What they have to say is fascinating. Their actions and mannerisms weave together with their words like a code waiting to be cracked. Why
In 2017, the Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) worked together with retailer and solution provider members to complete 31 research projects and publish 31 full reports. These projects took place in eight working groups with monthly calls, along with three innovation chains. Projects and groups are sorted based on common