“We’ve had people jump over the counter to steal spirits” – retailers see spike in shoplifting

As the cost of living crisis continues and crime rates rise across the UK, increased shoplifting incidents are leaving drinks retailers feeling the repercussions. One…

Independent retailers call for support amid rising crime rates

The Federation of Independent Retailers (the Fed) and the British Independent Retailers Association (BIRA) have called on the government to help retailers prevent shoplifting, as…

British shoplifters make alcohol their main target

Shrinkage costs UK retailers almost £11 billion a year and alcoholic drinks are the greatest contributor to that figure, according to new research. Shoplifting is…