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What is the true cost of Retail Crime?

Safer Business Network would like to highlight the latest findings from the British Retail Consortium’s (BRC) annual Retail Crime Survey in 2019. According to the findings, the combined cost of spending on crime prevention and losses from crime to the industry is a staggering £1.9 billion, which according to findings has increased by 12% from the previous year (£1.7bn). Possibly the most alarming fact from the findings is that 115 retail employees were attacked at work every day. The report found that violence and abuse remain the key crime concern and show a continued increase. In total, there were recorded 42,000 violent incidents in the retail sector last year. However, looking in more de

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