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Customer theft rises as retail crime costs businesses $3.37bn

The first dedicated retail crime survey for Australian and New Zealand retailers has revealed that customer theft now accounts for over 50 per cent of the revenue lost from stores from crime. Conducted by Aptus Research in partnership with the Profit Protection Future Forum ANZ, the Australia and New Zealand …

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Christmas shoplifting can ‘destroy’ profit potential

Online retail has raised operating expenses and lowered margins. So safeguarding against Christmas shoplifting is crucial, says Checkpoint Systems. The retail inventory management specialist – which describes itself as “Australia’s leading expert in the manufacture and supply of retail loss prevention and merchandise management solutions” – is warning retailers to …

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Retailers band together to combat scammers

Brisbane CBD and Fortitude Valley retailers will band together next week in the Australia-first National Retail Association (NRA) SafeCity Network trial to share their experiences of retail crime, on the back of a spate of scammer incidents in Brisbane and the Gold Coast. NRA Policy Manager David Stout says local …

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