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Amy Callaway 11/24/06 Barbara Haas Getting Something for Nothing Running any type of business is expensive. Managing products,  resources, employees, and the like can take its toll on any business owner.  One of the greatest hidden expenses for retailers, however, is theft, from  customers and even employees. While shoplifting has occurred for  centuries, modern retailers continue to struggle for ways to deal with the  issue. Most retailers prefer to occupy themselves with other more  controllable matters and not constantly worry about shoplifting. However,  it continues to be a serious problem, and prompting exploration which may  provide insights into why people steal merchandise from stores and what  stores are doing to prevent it. Some of the facts may be surprising and  indicating that the problem continues to rise. The holiday season is fast  approaching and with it shopping is increasing. Could this mean a rise in 
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