Store crime bill drops ...26m as arson and staff thefts plummet

February 1998
Cabinet Maker;02/27/98, Issue 5077, p3
Trade Publication
Reports on a decline in the costs of crime to furniture retailers in Great Britain. Decline in arson costs; Decline in the costs of staff theft; Increase in the costs of robbery for retailers; Total crime bill faced by each furniture outlet in 1997.


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