SOLVING SHRINK

Shrink in nonfood categories has not shrunk. Despite new and improved loss prevention strategies and advanced anti-theft technologies, many retailers still don't have a handle on shoplifting. Some blame employee negligence. Others claim that the high cost of security equipment and the extensive manpower required to effectively monitor a complete system are not worth the hassle. Whatever the excuse,

Shrink in nonfood categories has not shrunk. Despite new and improved loss prevention strategies and advanced anti-theft technologies, many retailers still don't have a handle on shoplifting.

Some blame employee negligence. Others claim that the high cost of security equipment and the extensive manpower required to effectively monitor a complete system are not worth the hassle.

Whatever the excuse, shrink is a matter that can't be ignored, retailers told SN.

“Shrink is

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