KEEPING AN EYE ON EMPLOYEES

Supermarket operators know that the people most likely to steal from them are not their shoppers but their employees. As a result, many chains are turning to high-tech systems designed to keep a watchful eye on the doings of employees, especially those who work where the money is -- cashiers.According to a report released by AMR Research, Boston, last December, 50% of shrink can be linked to employees:

Supermarket operators know that the people most likely to steal from them are not their shoppers but their employees. As a result, many chains are turning to high-tech systems designed to keep a watchful eye on the doings of employees, especially those who work where the money is -- cashiers.

According to a report released by AMR Research, Boston, last December, 50% of shrink can be linked to employees: half of that at the checkout and nearly a third from employee shoplifting.

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