A report into self-serve checkouts written by two criminologists has concluded the technology promotes shoplifting, even amongst those who normally would not consider stealing. The report, published by...

The UK’s largest retailer has enlisted the assistance of a former shoplifter in order to tackle the issue of theft in the grocery stores. Tesco’s Eyes Wide Open campaign uses a training video...

As unemployment rose last year so did the incidence of alcohol and food theft, according to a Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research report released yesterday. The research, from New South Wales, discovered...

Peak retail industry body the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has advised that new research, which suggests employee theft costs Australian retailers almost $3 billion per year, shows the traditional...

British retailers are concerned that the economic slowdown will wipe out falls in retail crime achieved over the last year. The British Retail Consortium’s (BRC) Retail Crime Survey 2008, published...

Checkpoint Systems and Sealed Air Cryovac have reportedly created the first integrated and automated anti-theft tagging system for direct contact with fresh food products. The combination of Checkpoint’s...

The current economic climate has been blamed for rising shoplifting figures. Theft from Australian stores has risen from 1.5% of revenue up to 2% since November according to the Australian Retail Association...