Retailers gang up against bands of thieves

Friday, 27 July 2007, 1:30 AM EST

An organized gang of shoplifters, or "boosters," can clear as much as $10,000 per day -- per person -- stealing razor blades, batteries, and even infant formula. But now retailers are banding together as well. In April, the National Retail Federation (NRF) and the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) pooled their data into a single national retail crime database.

At InfoWorld.

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