Category Archives: Pushout Theft Resources

Types

Types
Organized Retail Crime (ORC) & Opportunistic Theft Pushout theft falls into two categories- Organized Retail Crime and Opportunistic Theft. What is Organized Retail Crime? Organized Retail Crime (ORC) is professional shoplifting involving organized crime with the intent to resell merchandise for financial gain. The stolen merchandise is sold at flea markets, online sites, and other…
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Costs

Costs
The Losses of Pushout Theft Pushout theft is a gloomy reality for all retailers. Ignoring pushout theft will inevitably lead to the large potential losses a retailer will obtain through harmed employees/customers, time, and merchandise. These loss types all have a negative impact on a retailer’s bottom line and public image. Harmed Employees and Customers…
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Solutions

Solutions
How to Deter Pushout Theft A retailer has options to place obstacles in a store to discourage would be pushout theft shoplifters. A retailer can install anti-theft hardware and/or create persuasive anti-theft messaging for employees and customers. Anti-Theft Hardware Solutions Installed equipment deter theft by calling attention to a pushout shoplifter when he or she…
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