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Shoplifting Methods and Designing Out Crime

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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NASP Adds Mike Lamb and Mark Stinde to Advisory Committee

Continuing its 30th anniversary celebration and ongoing revitalization, NASP has recently announced the second expansion of its Advisory Committee with the addition of two industry thought leaders.

C-Store Clerk Stabbed by Shoplifter

In South Dakota, Sioux Falls police say a 21-year-old woman stabbed a convenience store employee after he confronted her about shoplifting frozen chicken. Authorities...

Retail Theft a Motive in Shooting

A theft at a Winter Park, Florida, Goodwill store led to a shooting and lock-down at Rollins College on Monday, according to police. Jerad...
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The Worldwide Impact of Shrink

In the United States and around the globe, shrink continues to be a challenge for retailers, especially as competition grows, profit margins constrict, and...

Monitors or Locked Displays?

It's complicated. We don't want to overplay our hand here, but the role and responsibility of today's asset protection professionals is increasingly complex, and...

As Help Fighting Shoplifting Wanes, Where Should Retailers Turn?

Retailers are losing their traditional allies in the fight against shoplifting. Once part of a multi-prong crime control effort—which included courts, communities, and law enforcement—retailers are increasingly fighting the battle on their own.
Shoplifting Methods and Designing Out Crime

Shoplifting Methods and Designing Out Crime

Booster bags, or so-called “magic bags,” continue to be one of the more popular shoplifting methods used by professional thieves. These foil-lined carriers work...

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