TITLE

Employee theft, shoplifting prevail at retail

AUTHOR(S)
McTaggart, Jenny; Tarnowski, Joe
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;11/1/2005, Vol. 84 Issue 16, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the results of the 17th Annual Retail Theft Survey in the U.S., released by Jack L. Hayes International. More than 750,000 shoplifters and dishonest employees were apprehended in 2004 by just 27 U.S. retail companies. Seventy-two companies lost more than $4.7 billion to shoplifting and employee theft last year. Of particular interest is that one in every 27.8 employees was apprehended for theft from his or her employer.
ACCESSION #
18903193

 

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