Shoplifting Epidemic Triggers $40 Million Security Upgrade in Australian Supermarkets
A rise in shoplifting during Australia's cost-of-living crisis has compelled supermarkets to increase surveillance.
Recently, a large supermarket reported a 20% annual increase in stock loss, which was partially attributed to theft.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics report from June 2023 also revealed a 17% rise in retail theft. As a result, supermark…