Shoplifters force retailer to change packaging

  • News
  • November 2, 2017
Shoplifters force retailer to change packaging

An influx of shoplifters has forced Goodbye OUCH Manuka Balm to change the packaging of its product to make it harder to steal, as retailers express their reluctance to sell an easily concealable item.

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Retail NZ’s call to action for halting retail crime

  • News
  • March 30, 2017
  • The Register team
Retail NZ’s call to action for halting retail crime

Each year the New Zealand retail sector loses $1 billion thanks to retail crimes and shoplifters. Now, Retail NZ is putting a call to arms towards to government to help prevent these crimes.

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Can I name and shame people who steal from my shop?

  • Opinion
  • October 20, 2016
  • Greg Harford
Can I name and shame people who steal from my shop?

It's tricky ground to tread when it comes to sharing pictures of customers who you believe have stolen something from your shop. Retail NZ General manager of public affairs Greg Harford takes a closer look at the do's and don'ts of this murky area.

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How to put a stop to shoplifting in your store

  • Opinion
  • May 18, 2016
  • Francesca Nicasio
How to put a stop to shoplifting in your store

It goes without saying that shoplifting is a major problem in retail. To help you keep the income you deserve, Vend's retail expert Francesca Nicasio has put together some tips for preventing and dealing with shoplifting.

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Theft: The New Zealand retail industry’s $1.3 billion problem

  • In association with ServiceIQ
  • March 29, 2016
  • Elly Strang
Theft: The New Zealand retail industry’s $1.3 billion problem

Shoplifting is a problem as old as retail trade itself, but many say it has hit record proportions in 2016. We delve into the minds of shoplifters and look for solutions retailers can use to both prevent theft and deal with the aftermath of theft correctly.

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