Shoplifters – The Banana Trick and Other Acts of Self-Checkout Thievery

Shoplifters Beneath the bland veneer of supermarket automation lurks an ugly truth: There’s a lot of shoplifting going on in the self-scanning checkout lane. But don’t call it shoplifters. The guys in loss prevention prefer “external shrinkage.”     Shoplifters Self-checkout theft has become so widespread that a whole lingo has sprung up to describe its tactics. Ringing up a …