TITLE

Monitoring shrink

AUTHOR(S)
Turcsik, Richard; Summerour, Jenny
PUB. DATE
October 2001
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;Oct2001, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the 2001 Supermarket Shrink Survey which showed a high employee theft rate in the United States. Methods to prevent employee theft; Decrease in shoplifting arrests.
ACCESSION #
5412145

 

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