From Simple Shoplifting to Organized Crime, Retailers Face It All

Merrick, Dave
June 2011
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Jun2011, Vol. 48 Issue S1, p4
Trade Publication
The article presents the author's view on the systemic problem of retailers in the U.S. on shoplifting. The author states that as retailers know the high cost of shrinkage, they are willing to spend 5 percent of their gross sales to limit their money through the utilization of loss prevention (LP). The author mentions some threats to the LP plans such as the Organized Retail Theft (ORT)-Organized Retail Crime (ORC) which involves more than the loss of money but on human consumables.


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