The Week in Electronics Retail Crime
“Grab and Run” Thefts on the Rise
While actual losses from retail theft reached a 17-year low last year, those numbers are expected to rise again this year due to the week economy, the Orlando Sentinel reported this week, citing a University of Florida study and comments at a National Retail Federaion trade show. The NRF vice president, Michael Liberatore, told the trade show that “grab and run” incidents are up 38 percent so far this year.
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