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  • The Pros And Cons Of Shoplifting

    found myself in an unfortunate situation that I was not prepared for. This occurrence happened as I was waiting on my lunch order preparation. I witnessed a fellow student stuff her bag with all sorts of dipping sauces. She looked me blanked in my eyes as she thanked the food preparer when asked, if she wanted anything and did not even reply in the affirmative. With zero to little reaction time, I was faced to make a decision that I was not ready for. To take a stand against shoplifting seemed like the right thing to do, regardless of the purchase value of the product stolen.…

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  • Functionalist Theory Of Shoplifting

    live. Some of these people do small deviant things, but then other people do things like shoplift. Shoplifting is a deviant act that can start small but, then turn into thousands of dollars stolen. Does an intervention help a shoplifter stop what they are doing? The functionalist perspective would best explain the expected outcomes and research questions, because if there is an intervention for a shoplifter then they could hopefully be able to stop with what they believe is a need to shoplift.…

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  • El-Dirghami: Shoplifting Among Students

    El-Dirghami, Amin. "Shoplifting Among Students." Journal Of Retailing 50.3 (1974): 33. Business Source Premier. Web. 12 Nov. 2015. In this article, El-Dirghami discusses the statistics of who is more likely to shoplift as well as the motives behind shoplifting. It was concluded that race, gender, and class were all factors into the percentage of who shoplifts, as well as mainly a younger crowd, such as high school and college students. El-Dirghami included surveys amongst students to get a…

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  • Shoplifting Case Study Li L Niblets

    Cover Page Table of Contents Summary Li 'l Niblets is under new management and has also had made some changes to their policies in regarding the potential growth of the company. But as of recent, shoplifting is increasing steadily and becoming a risk. Empty product boxes have been found in the store as well as the loss of inventory. The evaluation of Li 'l Niblets shoplifting issue is based on information supplied by a personal interview with…

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  • Shoplifters Value Chain Analysis

    Over the course of year a retail company will lose thousands of dollars a year due to shoplifting and internal (employee) theft. Many companies will hire a staff who are trained to monitor and take action if necessary when it comes catching a shoplifter. Over years retail companies have seen many changes when it comes to theft. Shoplifters have got smarter in the ways they steal from a company. Even though we still see some shoplifters coming in and conceal one item and walking out the door.…

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  • The Blue Estuaries Summary

    her fascination of it. “I leaned closer to the print until I could almost feel the blue waters drawn into the tip of my pen.” Again, she is leaning close to show how intrigued she is by this discovery. She loves the book, for it inspires her appreciation for reading. “I bore down on the page / the lake flowed out again / the swans, the darkening sky”—by boring down on her notebook, the speaker is indicating that The Blue Estuaries encouraged her to attempt at creating her own poetry; it had such…

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  • Retail Alarm System

    Improving the Retail Alarm System According to the National Shoplifting Prevention Association (NASP), retail stores across America roughly lose over 30 Billion dollars due to shoplifting. Working for a retail store for almost 3 years now, I have come to witness many different shoplifting experiences. An experience that comes to mind was when two tall men walked out the store having both arms filled with purses. And all we could do is watch them walk out the store with all those merchandise. As…

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  • Reasonable Persuasion: A Possible Phenomenon

    suspicious behavior. Brown, 389 S.E.2d at 532; Lord v. K-Mart Corp., 340 S.E.2d 225 (Ga. Ct. App. 1986). The concealment of store merchandise or what may appear to be store merchandise is also reasonably suspicious behavior. Carty, 169 S.E 2d at 738. Furthermore, the actual removal of the merchandise from the store is not necessary to create a reasonable belief of shoplifting. See K-Mart Corp. v. Coker, 410 S.E.2d 425 (Ga. 1991). A reasonably prudent person would perceive lingering in store as…

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  • Sam Kant Case Analysis

    As stated beforehand, the District Court of Howard County, Maryland relied upon the requirement surrounding intent as the means to convict Sam Kant of Shoplifting. However, the Court made a serious error in judgment in terms of accepting the State 's version of Kant 's actions. Of course, the State focused upon Kant 's lack of patience when he left the customer service line and refusal to return the unpurchased Handell 's beans back to its shelf. However, in Kant 's mind which is directly…

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  • Shoplifting And Labeling Theories

    Shoplifting Shoplifting is a type of larceny that refers to the theft of merchandise from a store or business (CBA, 2016). This crime costs, on average, $33.6 billion per year to US retailers, including both from customers stealing and employee theft (Schmalleger, 2015). Shoplifting is done primarily by juveniles (Schmalleger, 2015). In adults, shoplifting is typical among all social classes even though the most serious is found within the lowest class, however among juveniles the classes almost…

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