Tis The Season For Shoplifting, Top 10 Items Taken!
Just like hunters wait for hunting season, shoplifters are priming themselves for their time of year. The holidays! A new study conducted by Ad Week shows that 1 in 11 folks, shopping at any store, leaves with at least one item that they didn’t pay for. They also found that the” art of shoplifting” is up by 6% this year.
If those stats are correct, retailers could lose around…… $119-billion dollars of merchandise this year alone!
So, who’s shoplifting? – About 75% of the shoplifters are adults with jobs.
What is being stolen?
#1- Filet Mignon– And why not, it’s one of the most delicious cuts of meat. One quick slip under the big winter coat and you are as good as gold…..IF YOU ARE A THIEF! lol
#2- Jameson– Wow, this is starting to sound like a party!! What’s next….I hope some shrimp, bacon and brownies!
#3- Electric Tools– LOL….Is that a power drill in your pocket or are you just….ehhhm!
#4- iPhone 4–Hey, they already dropped the price from $500.00 to $99.00- just buy it!
#5- Gillette Mach 4– Anyone who shaves knows how expensive razors and blades are.
#6- Axe Body stuff– LOL…..The commercials work, guys really think girls will flock to them if they use “Axe.” Hey, remember Reebok “pumps”…..you jumped higher too, didn’t ya!!
#7- Ralph Lauren clothing– Sure, who doesn’t wanna look “fresh to def”- (thank you Pauly D). I’m wearing Ralph Lauren right now!
#8- Let’s Rock Elmo– It is on the “Hot Toy List” this year. parents who can’t afford it, opt to steal it!
#9- Chanel No. 5– Believe it or not, expensive perfumes make up 4% of loss in stores that carry them.
#10- Nike sneakers– Pros wear sandals into the store and walk out with a brand new pair of “kicks.”