Loss Prevention | Manitoba

Shoplifting is underreported in Manitoba, Retail Council says

July 18, 2022

One of the positives in Wednesday’s annual report from the Winnipeg Police Service was that shoplifting seems to have dropped significantly, with the five-year average down 37 per cent. Police credited those numbers to a precipitous drop in liquor thefts after Manitoba Liquor Marts beefed up security at all of its locations. Retail Council of Canada, however, says retail theft continues to happen; it’s just being underreported.

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