UK: Retail Crime Falls But Stores Spend More On Prevention
The cost of retail crime last year fell by three per cent but stores are spending 13 per cent more on preventing it, according to latest figures. And the British Retail Consortium has called on the government to help them in their fight against drugs-driven retail theft. Total losses from retail crime fell from £1.46 billion in 1999 to £1.41bn but spending on crime prevention increased from £554m to £626m.
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