Here’s the problem: Most employees who suspect or actually observe an employee theft incident are deeply disturbed by it, but often don’t do anything about it because of either their reluctance to “blow the whistle” on a fellow worker or their hesitation about personally becoming involved in any way. They fear possible repercussions. The result … Continue Reading
NEW YORK — Store theft added $423 to the average American family’s shopping bill this year according to a new report on retail theft released Tuesday. “That’s a phenomenal figure,” said Joshua Bamfield, author of the 2010 Global Retail Theft Barometer report from the U.K.-based Center for Retail Research. Compared to the $186 global average … Continue Reading
At the Saks flagship store in Manhattan, a 23-year-old sales clerk was caught recently ringing up $130,000 in false merchandise returns and siphoning the money onto a gift card.
By Caroline Kochman, Executive Director, National Association for Shoplifting Prevention (NASP). As my colleague and I sat and contemplated the perils of what may lie ahead with the news of Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers and AIG, my colleague clicked on a CNN website only to see the headline: “The Sky is Falling!” – shown with … Continue Reading
While teens, like adults, usually know the difference between right and wrong, when their life becomes too stressful they become more vulnerable to temptation, peer pressure and other things that can lead them to shoplift. This is especially true when they feel unworthy, angry, depressed, unattractive or not accepted.
Drugs, Alcohol, Date Rape, Cyber Sex. . .in addition to all the dangerous and life-threatening issues parents need to be aware of today and discuss with their kids, it may be hard to think about taking the time to talk to your kids about shoplifting. After all, you have raised them well and they know … Continue Reading