Increases in retail shrinkage this holiday season might exceed those for retail sales.
A study conducted by the Centre for Retail Research for Checkpoint Systems suggests that retail losses from all sources — dishonest employees, customer theft and faulty supplier and distribution losses — are expected to amount to $8.9 billion during the period from mid-November through Christmas, a 4 percent increase over their level from 2011.
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