To Catch a Thief
You don't need a badge--just better technology.
It's every retailer's job to thwart thieves. Luckily, there are a variety of affordable technologies available to help businesses stop shoplifters, including:
Booster bag detection: Electronic article surveillance, or EAS, systems--those tags that set off an alarm when they move past a detector--aren't new, and thieves have been able to outsmart them by using "booster bags" lined with aluminum foil. Good news: Now there are detectors--such as those from Checkpoint Systems Inc.--that sense large metal surfaces, tipping you off to booster bag use.
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