Tag Archives: theft

What Do Shoplifters Lift Most?

Shoplifting in retail stores accounts for billions and billions of dollars around the globe. In the United States alone, annual shoplifting losses amount to $13+ billion. Take a look at this NEW  YouTube video from the Wall Street Journal to … Continue reading

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Retailers Becoming More Aggressive in Reducing Security Breeches

As we all know, data theft and security breeches are a huge problem for both large and small retailers (click here, for example). After the spate of recent incidents, retailers and credit card companies in the United States seem ready now … Continue reading

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When Will Bad News About Security Stop Piling Up?

The answer to this question is an unfortunate: not any time soon. Retailers are still trying to sort through and deal with all of the recent security breaches that have popped up. Now, they have another security issue with which … Continue reading

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