Security Survey Shows Rise in Retail Theft
- National survey shows employee theft at a record high. // Home Channel News;1/26/2004, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p4
Reports on the result of the annual survey conducted by the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida on retail loss prevention. Suggestion that employee education and a stable workforce may be dealer's best loss prevention defenses; Average loss per employee theft incidence; Recognition of...
- Shoplifting Study. // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Sep2000, Vol. 37 Issue 9, p11
Presents the results of the 1999 retail theft survey conducted by Jack L. Hayes International in the United States. Value of the losses of retailers due to shoplifting and employee theft; Percentage increase of property recoveries.
- Rise in Shoplifting, Retail Theft. // Gifts & Decorative Accessories;Jul2009, Vol. 110 Issue 6, p6
The article reports on the result of the survey conducted by the University of Florida concerning the increase in shoplifting and retail theft in the U.S. in 2009. The National Retail Security Survey found that retail theft including shoplifting, employee theft, administrative error and vendor...
- Who's Minding the Store Theft? Silverman, Dick // DNR: Daily News Record;5/24/99, Vol. 29 Issue 61, p8
The article reports that theft issues in retail stores done by shoplifters and employees have cost retailers 26 billion dollars in 1998 in the U.S. It states that the shoplifting trend has continued and increased to 1.72% of total retail sales as indicated by the National Retail Security Survey...
- 1 Million Shoplifters and Dishonest Employees Apprehended in 2010. // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Sep2011, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p24
The article reports Jack L. Hayes International Inc.'s "23rd Annual Retail Theft Survey" found that dishonest employees and shoplifters stole over seven billion dollars in 2010 from 23 major retailers. It says that the 23 surveyed retailers apprehended 1,029,276 shoplifters and corrupt employees...
- Proactive Prevention. Mastroberte, Tammy // Convenience Store News;7/17/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p45
The article presents information on various internal guidelines that can be used by the retailers to prevent themselves from thefts including employee theft, vendor theft and shoplifting. The article states that convenience stores commit a biggest mistake by not making a concrete plan. Mike Esh,...
- The Five-Finger Fix? McGinn, Daniel // Newsweek;12/20/2004, Vol. 144 Issue 25, p13
Reports on the use of computer models by retail stores to assist them in predicting which items may by prone to shoplifting. View that Christmas is a popular time to shoplift; Amount of revenue lost by retailers from employee theft, return fraud, and shoplifting; Use of closed-circuit cameras...
- The changing face of loss prevention. Bridges, Curtis // Discount Store News;10/4/99, Vol. 38 Issue 19, p14
Provides information on the loss prevention program of retail stores in the United States. Traditional understanding on the implication of employee theft to the company; Most controversial change in the loss prevention efforts for employees; Effects and outcome of the program.
- Employee theft, losses grow. // SDM: Security Distributing & Marketing;Oct99, Vol. 29 Issue 13, p129
Reports on the escalation of cases of shoplifting and employee theft in the United States. Apprehension rates at discount stores, department stores and supermarket retailers; Average loss per incident in 1998; Percentage of honest employees in the workforce.