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Synonyms for shoplifting

the act of stealing goods that are on display in a store

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Organized retail theft costs the retail industry over $30 billion a year, yet only 26 states have enacted ORC legislation," said Nancy Kyle, CEO of the New Hampshire Retail Association.
Incidents of retail theft, or shoplifting, are at their highest point in a decade, according to the British Retail Consortium's survey
CCROC is a task force of law enforcement and retail partners formed by the Illinois State Attorney's Office in 2010 to battle the escalating crimes of organized retail theft and fencing in the Chicago metropolitan area.
Charged with misdemeanour counts of retail theft and receiving stolen property, the couple remain in Centre County jail in lieu of 2,500 dollars bail.
India is followed by Morocco and Brazil in the barometer in cases of retail theft.
The police and criminal justice system must take retail theft more seriously.
The level of global retail theft reached nearly $115 billion in 2009, up 5.
Another study by the Global Retail Theft Barometer 2009 also found more 'middle-class' people were now stealing in order to maintain their standard of living.
Pappalardo faces charges of child neglect as well retail theft and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription following the mid-afternoon incident in Melbourne, Florida, on Friday.
According to the second annual Global Retail Theft Barometer, the cost of retail crime, calculated on the basis of crimes by customers, employees and suppliers/vendors (excluding internal error), plus the costs of loss prevention, were $112.
And a new study has found crooked employees are responsible for almost a third of retail theft in the country.
The research was conducted by the Centre for Retail Research on behalf of Checkpoint System's Global Retail Theft Barometer.