Shoplifting Costs U.S. Retailers $40.5 Billion According to ADT-Sponsored Survey

BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- As the holidays approach and more people are out shopping, they may notice some of the new high tech security that retailers are using to battle theft and shoplifting. According to an annual survey...

"There are a number of new technology tools available to help retailers operate more efficiently including intelligent cameras and software that can also help detect criminal activity, ," said Bean. "The more retailers can limit crime and improve their operations, the greater the benefit to shoppers in the form of lower prices and a safer shopping environment with greater access to more items conveniently displayed in the open."

About ADT Security Services

Celebrating its 133rd anniversary, ADT Security Services, a unit of Tyco International, is the largest provider of electronic security services to nearly six million commercial, government and residential customers throughout North America . ADT's total security solutions include intrusion, fire protection, closed circuit television, access control, critical condition monitoring, electronic article surveillance, radio frequency identification (RFID) and integrated systems. ADT's Web site address is

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