Shoplifting Statistics: One In Eleven Shoppers Is A Shoplifter

December 4, 2011 12:11 am

Here is a stunning statistic we spotted:

“One in every 11 people who walk through the door are likely to walk out with at least one item he or she didn’t pay for. Given that retailers are likely to lose $119 billion to shoplifters this year (1.45 percent of total sales), it’s not surprising that the loss-prevention folks have studied this problem from every angle. ”

Statistics Source: Adweek

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