Content about Organized crime

June 6, 2013

Los Angeles, New York and Chicago top the list of the cities with the highest organized retail crime activity, with Miami and Atanta rounding out the top five, according to a study by the National Retail Federation.

Washington, D.C. -- Los Angeles, New York and Chicago top the list of the cities with the highest organized retail crime activity, with Miami and Atanta rounding out the top five, according to a study by the National Retail Federation.

The NRF’s ninth annual Organized Retail Crime (ORC) Survey found that while organized crime has inched down slightly, it remains widespread. Over 90% (93.5%) of retailers said they had been a victim of organized retail crime during the past year, down from 96% the prior year.

June 5, 2012

The number of retailers that fell victim to organized retail crime groups increased in the past year, according to the National Retail Federation’s Organized Retail Crime Survey.

Washington, D.C. -- The number of retailers that fell victim to organized retail crime groups increased in the past year, according to the National Retail Federation’s Organized Retail Crime Survey.

Of the 125 retail companies surveyed for NRF’s eighth annual survey, a record-setting (96%) said their company has been the victim of organized retail crime in the past year, up from 94.5% last year. Another 87.7% said ORC activity in the United States has grown over the past three years.

June 28, 2011

Retailers lost $37.14 billion to theft last year, or 1.58% of retail sales, up from 1.44% in 2009, according to preliminary results of the National Retail Security Survey.

New York City -- Retailers lost $37.14 billion to theft last year, or 1.58% of retail sales, up from 1.44% in 2009, according to preliminary results of the National Retail Security Survey. The annual survey is conducted by the University of Florida for the National Retail Federation, with funding from ADT Commercial.

As in previous years, employee theft accounted for the largest (approximately 44%) portion of the losses. Shoplifting and organized retail crime was second, with 33%. Administrative errors, vendor fraud and unknown causes make up the rest.

September 28, 2010

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) applauded passage in the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday...

September 21, 2010

In a letter sent Wednesday, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) urged U.S. House of...

March 21, 2010

EBay and the National Retail Federation trade group said Monday they are collaborating, with support...

March 2, 2010

Crime at nationwide retailers continues to rise, according to the “Current Crime Trends” survey conducted...

January 26, 2010

Hundreds of thousands of law enforcement officers around the country will gain instant access to...

July 14, 2008

The National Retail Federation (NRF) and the Food Marketing Institute welcomed Tuesday’s introduction of legislation...

June 5, 2008

Police in San Jose, Calif., along with the IRS and FBI, announced more than a...

October 24, 2007

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January 31, 2007

Just when retailers thought they had loss prevention under control, a new wrinkle is adding...

June 4, 2006

Minneapolis, Organized retail...

March 20, 2006

New York City, ...