More Retailers Victimized by Organized Crime Rings: NRF

In a survey of 114 senior loss-prevention executives representing all segments of retailing, the National Retail Federation found that 85% said their company was a victim of organized retail crime (ORC) in the past 12 months, up from 79% in 2007.

WASHINGTON — In a survey of 114 senior loss-prevention executives representing all segments of retailing, the National Retail Federation here found that 85% said their company was a victim of organized retail crime (ORC) in the past 12 months, up from 79% in 2007. NRF’s 2008 Organized Retail Crime report, released today, also noted that 66% of respondents have seen an increase in ORC, less than the 71% who said that last year. In addition, 68% said they have identified or recovered stolen

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