DISCUSSION QUESTIONS: What do you think of free coffee for cops, being extra attentive on selling floors, and public shaming as methods to deter shoplifting? What other measures outside locking up items do you see helping curb retail theft? 

Interactive Edge’s CEO, Zel Bianco comments, featured on RetailWire’s Braintrust:

All of these actions to deter shrink are good ideas and should all be implemented where appropriate. We all thought that e-commerce would be the demise of shopping in store but if we don’t turn this around, shrink may prove to be the last straw. Having items in the personal care aisle and the candle aisle locked up, as just two examples that are now commonplace, is no way to have a pleasant in-store shopping experience.

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