Boing Boing: A Directory of Wonderful Things

Boing Boing: A Directory of Wonderful Things
Most shoplifted items
The Food Marketing Institute has ranked the fifty most frequently shoplifted products snatched by organized retail thieves. Organized retail theft (ORT) is “separate and distinct from petty shoplifting in that it involves professional theft rings that move quickly from community to community and across state lines to steal large amounts of merchandise that is then repackaged and sold back into the marketplace.” The Top 10 shoplifted items:
#1 Advil tablet 50 ct
#2 Advil tablet 100 ct
#3 Aleve caplet 100 ct
#4 EPT Pregnancy Test single
#5 Gillette Sensor 10 ct
#6 Kodak 200 24 exp
#7 Similar w/iron powder – case
#8 Similar w/iron powder – single can
#9 Preparation H 12 ct
#10 Primatene tablet 24 ct