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1.1 million incidents of shop theft in 2022

1.1 million incidents of shop theft in 2022

The ACS reports that last year there were over 1,000,000 incidents of theft from shops in the UK. 79% of retailers believe the cost of living crisis has lead to an increase in theft, although a reported 63% of thieves are repeat offenders. 

Meat, alcohol and confectionary are the most commonly stolen items.

Chirp-protect hopes to counter opportunist instances of alcohol theft with their new Bottle Tag, designed specifically for the convenience and forecourt sector.

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