Audio: The real story behind the 'surge' in shoplifting

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As the big supermarkets record billion-dollar profits, they have also introduced invasive new security measures to combat a 'surge' in shoplifting. Their claimed 20 per cent increase in 'stock loss' is somewhat misleading.

I'm a uni student, on Youth Allowance. Just kind of struggling at the moment with money .... I doubt they're going to be stressing about making ends meet while it makes a much bigger difference for me.'


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