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Catching Shoplifters in 2018

Catching Shoplifters Shoplifting is a popular term that is used to denote undetected theft of products or goods from open retail businesses. It is otherwise known as five-finger discount or ‘boosting’ and usually involves an individual that conceals an item in a store on his or her person, underclothes, in a bag, in pockets or a baby stroller. Then the individual exits the store without paying for the item. Due to the increasing awareness about shoplifting and its attendant punishments when caught, shoplifters have become wiser and learned how to protect themselves......

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Amazon and how it will affect retailers in the future Keywords: Retail, Loss Prevention, Amazon, Loss Prevention Training, Loss Prevention Academy   It is generally accepted that smartphones are playing a significant role in the transformation of the retail industry, but the real picture of the story indicates that smart stores are fundamentally changing both retail stores as well as shopping experiences of the consumers. Amazon is one of the best in class brands in the market today. It is outperforming all other benchmark brands by reducing the friction in the journey......

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The holidays are just around that corner, and you are back to that time of year that where retail losses become a standard issue. Some might argue that holiday is the best season to earn healthy profit margins. To some extent, one has to agree with this notion. However, what about that small time theft which occurs at your store many times a day. Not only this, holiday issue like retail losses become quite difficult to keep an eye on especially during rush hours. So, what would you do to sour your......

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How Safe are your “Safety Measures” in your Retail Business? “The safest workplace is the retail industry” how often do we hear it being said by the elderly and others? However, the truth is, it is not that safe after all, not if the current statistics are to be believed. According to the Health and Safety Executives often known simply as HSE, 76,000 reports from different people were received who became the victims of different workplace related injuries during their time at the job. But when the Labor Force did a survey,......

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