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Loss Prevention Statistics and Resources


The National Retail Federation (NRF) and Dr. Richard Hollinger of the University of Florida jointly conducted a survey to develop and analyze retail loss prevention benchmarks. The research is in its 25th year. The survey examines:

  • Inventory shrinkage
  • Staffing and budgeting for the loss prevention departments
  • Employee integrity screening
  • Loss prevention training and awareness programs
  • The impact of dishonest employees
  • The costs of external retail crime

View Selected Statistics.

Checkpoint Systems and The Smart Cube jointly produced The Global Retail Theft Barometer 2014-2015 report. The research is in its 14th year.

The report examines shrink by:

  • Global Average
  • Region (ex LATAM)
  • Country
  • Retail Industry Segment
  • Source
  • Category
  • Solution

View Selected Statistics.

To read the indepth report, visit To find out more on how to decrease shrink, contact Petrosoft and ask about the Loss Prevention Analytics solution.