TITLE

Law & order in the aisles

AUTHOR(S)
Dowdell, Stephen
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;8/1/2004, Vol. 83 Issue 11, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the lack of urgency among retailers in the U.S. about managing a fight against in-store theft. Attitude of retailers toward internal theft; Findings of a national research done by the University of Florida on retail security and loss prevention issues in the retail industry; Advices to retailers about security measures.
ACCESSION #
14151610

 

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