STORES MOVE TO CUT SHRINKAGE

Supermarkets are fighting to cut the high cost of shrinkage by implementing various security measures.In video terms, shrinkage may mean stolen rentals or sell-throughs or even employee theft of videos or cash. Although retailers downplay the degree of shrinkage they see in both sell-through and rental videos, they still expect it to occur to some degree and therefore seek out every means possible

Supermarkets are fighting to cut the high cost of shrinkage by implementing various security measures.

In video terms, shrinkage may mean stolen rentals or sell-throughs or even employee theft of videos or cash. Although retailers downplay the degree of shrinkage they see in both sell-through and rental videos, they still expect it to occur to some degree and therefore seek out every means possible to slow or stop it.

Kathy Domingo, a video buyer with Hannaford Bros., Scarboro

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