Shoplifters boycott Sainsbury’s in protest at new checkout-less technology

Shoplifters boycott Sainsbury’s in protest at new checkout-less technology

  Shoplifters have boycotted Sainsbury’s in protest at the retailer’s plan to adopt checkout-less technology in stores.   The grocer conducted tests at its Euston Station branch earlier this month and local shoplifters have expressed disquiet at what they see as a threat to their traditional way of life. Habitual kleptomaniac and part time heroin…

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Marks and Spencer to replace sticker guns with laser rifles

Marks and Spencer to replace sticker guns with laser rifles

  Marks and Spencer is set to replace its sticker guns with laser rifles a bit like the ones used by The Federation in episodes of hit TV show Star Trek.   The upgrade in firepower will enable the supermarket retailer to apprehend shoplifters far more effectively than simply covering would-be thieves in barcode labels…

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“Shoplifting is our national pastime!” say Australian supermarket customers

“Shoplifting is our national pastime!” say Australian supermarket customers

  Australian retailer Coles is limiting the amount of items customers can scan at their self-service tills after 22,000 shoplifters got caught in the past 12 months.   Despite a few Australians expressing shock and dismay at the recent crime wave, the vast majority claim such criminality should be respected as a cultural tradition alongside beating…

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