Salem Radio Network News Tuesday, March 21, 2023


Retailers try to curb theft while not angering shoppers


( ) -q-21- UNDATED (Correspondent Jeremy House) “with overreaching measures.”

Across the retail landscape, businesses have been putting items under lock and key as a quick way to stop thieves.

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TAG: Correspondent Jeremy House reporting.

VERBATIM: Some are considering extreme measures, including Rite Aid. Its chief retail officer recently said Rite Aid is looking at “literally putting everything behind showcases to ensure the products are there for customers who want to buy it.” But by trying to solve one problem, these businesses may be creating another: turning off shoppers with overreaching measures.

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