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.”