Shoplifting & Organized Retail Crime

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Organized Retail Crime Methods: The Booster-Fence Ecosystem

Organized retail crime methods are a part of the retail marketplace, and they operate under the same basic principles as retailers. There is an opportunity to make a profit by supplying a demand, so various ORC players take it upon themselves to become the suppliers.
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The Texas Organized Retail Crime Association: A Shared Vision

In early 2017, a small group of retail loss prevention professionals and local law enforcement officers assembled in the Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) market to discuss organized retail crime (ORC).
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When It Comes to Misdemeanor Shoplifting, Criminal Justice Has Left the Building

It is clear that retailers can no longer rely solely on criminal justice to impose proven effective sanctions aimed at reducing repeat offenses for shoplifting offenders. [Sponsored]
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Shoplifting Methods and Designing Out Crime

Shoplifting is often viewed by professionals and amateur thieves as a low-risk versus high-reward business. As experts have documented, many shops and stores do not do enough to dissuade the rational criminal, who scans every environment for an opportunity.
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Safeguard Marketing and Other Unorthodox Shoplifting Prevention Techniques

Marketing and loss prevention have always been intertwined, but the effort to forge a closer bond with shoppers could further enmesh the two functions.

Crime In Stores: An Unwanted Distraction

Reporting crimes in your stores, without outcomes, is just another cost to your business. It's time to change this. [Editor’s Note: This article is a sponsored editorial submission and is written by the sponsor, not LPM editorial staff.]
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Today’s Need for Retailers to Engage with NASP to Prevent Shoplifting

Today, more than ever, retailers need solutions to address the ever-growing problem of shoplifting and theft. The criminal justice system has not been effective in solving this. [Sponsored Post]
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LPM Insider’s Top 5 Shoplifting and Organized Retail Crime Articles of 2018

In 2018, readers were most interested in posts about organized retail crime associations, offender perspectives on self-checkout theft, and the latest research on loss prevention analytics applications.
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Guilt is One of the Major Consequences of Shoplifting

While there are famous cases of psychopathic individuals committing crimes, the majority of criminals have a conscience that’s functioning just fine. Without deploying careful defense mechanisms, the cognitive dissonance caused by their guilt would eat them alive
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1-800 Shoplifting Assistance, May I Help You?

Sometimes, things just fall in your lap. I'd been trying to decide what to write about for this blog, you know, something interesting and topical to really get folks hooked and coming back. Nothing was really striking me as The One, until I got a phone call…

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