Tuesday, November 10, 2009
More news from the “Real Economy”
Shoplifting has surged to record levels in the UK, fuelled by the recession, according to a study. The UK had the highest amount in value of shoplifted goods in Europe and was third behind the US and Japan globally, data from 1,069 retailers suggests. The recent uprising of the middle-class shoplifter, someone who has turned to theft to sustain their standard of living.