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National Retailer Closing All US Stores

Another national merchant is shuttering all of its stores. Plus-size retailer Avenue will close its 222 stores in 33 states, according to a statement...

Video: Jeweler Hit with Sledgehammer While Fighting off Robbers; 4 Arrested

A jewelry store owner in Santa Monica, California, was hit with a sledgehammer during a robbery, KABC-TV reports. Three juveniles and an adult were...

Cargo Thefts Down 14% in Q2; Food, Beverages Most Targeted

Cargo thefts are down 14% in the second quarter of 2019, with 150 incidents in the United States and Canada, according to CargoNet, a...

Indefatigable Thief Steals from Lingerie Store 15 Times; Caught on 16th Attempt

A man who allegedly stole from Victoria's Secret at Arizona Mills Mall 15 times was apprehended on his 16th robbery attempt, according to Tempe...

Video: Woman Pretended to be Pregnant to Steal $24K in Cellphones

Police in Maryland’s Montgomery County are looking for a group of women involved in a theft of nearly 30 cellphones from a Verizon store...

The Majority of Back-to-School Shopping Will Take Place In-Store; Are Retailers Ready?

The back-to-school (BTS) shopping season is well underway, with total retail sales projected to reach a whopping $27.8 billion. However, despite claims that Amazon.com...

Fraudster Racks up $74K in Credit Card Theft

A Branford, Connecticut, man has been arrested for allegedly using a victim’s credit card to make 420 purchases totaling more than $74,000. James Kozlowski,...

Shoplifter Attempts to Shoot Cops During Fight; But His Gun Doesn’t Fire

A 29-year-old man was arrested for the attempted murder of a police officer after pulling a gun on Folsom, California, officers Tuesday afternoon. Officers...

‘Cowboy Clerk’ Ties up Armed Robbery Suspect

Texans keep telling us "don't mess with Texas" and yet there are still those who refuse to listen. One thief did not heed that...

Home Improvement Sector Posts Strong Comps

While lumber deflation and recently announced tariffs impacted the two largest home improvement retailers in the United States, second quarter results remained relatively strong....

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