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NCJ Number: 69972 Find in a Library
Title: Shoplifters and Their Techniques
Corporate Author: John V Dunigan Studios
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Sponsoring Agency: John V Dunigan Studios
New York, NY 10010
Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

John V Dunigan Studios
443 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10010
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The importance of employee alertness, teamwork, and attentiveness to customers is emphasized in this videotape and slide presentation on shoplifting prevention and shoplifters' techniques.
Abstract: Particular shoplifting techniques include working in teams, surveying or 'casing' the store before shoplifting, carrying shoplifted merchandise out of the store by concealing the price tag, and shoplifting in unattended or messy store areas. Employee awareness of these techniques can aid in developing prevention strategies. In addition, employees are urged to let customers know they will be waited on as soon as possible and to pay particular attention to control of fitting rooms. Shoplifting is a serious problem that has driven some stores out of business, and employee teamwork is required for effective prevention.
Index Term(s): Audiovisual aids; Business security; Shoplifting; Videotapes
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