International Trends in Retail Crime and Prevention Practices

  • Joshua Bamfield
Part of the Crime Prevention and Security Management book series (CPSM)


International trends in retail crime prevention practice include the global impact of retail crime, the difficulties of measuring retail loss prevention outputs, and the means by which retailers have innovated and invested in both technology and processes to inhibit crime. Crime issues facing retailers such as customer theft and employee deviance are long-established in the industry, but retailers also face growing problems from organised crime, cybercrime and frauds associated with the growth of e-commerce.


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The author is Director of the Centre for Retail Research, Nottingham. The Royal Statistical Society recommends that members should indicate any financial or other interest that may affect the objectivity of their results. Neither he nor CRR owns shares in, or receives financial support from, or has any contractual relationship with, any security supplier or benefits from any technology mentioned.


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  • Joshua Bamfield
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  1. 1.Centre for Retail ResearchNorwichUK

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