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This is what thieves always steal from stores

Cheapism Logo By Saundra Latham of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 11: A recent spate of brazen "smash and grab" heists from big retailers spotlights an issue retailers have long struggled with: theft. We're not talking about teens slipping a pack of gum into their pockets, but increasingly organized crime rings where thieves make big bucks by reselling stolen goods. According to a survey from the National Retail Federation, these items have emerged as favorite targets. Related: Happy Holidays: Here’s What Will Cost More This Year

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A recent spate of brazen "smash and grab" heists from big retailers spotlights an issue retailers have long struggled with: theft. We're not talking about teens slipping a pack of gum into their pockets, but increasingly organized crime rings where thieves make big bucks by reselling stolen goods. According to a survey from the National Retail Federation, these items have emerged as favorite targets. 

Related: Happy Holidays: Here’s What Will Cost More This Year

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