In Australia, Retailers in Denial about Theft

According to retailers association, many small retailers not using security systems

Advancetag says 80 per cent of its business is in EAS, the rest is in closed circuit television. He says an EAS system for a standard boutique would cost between $5000 and $6000. Frost & Sullivan senior research analyst Parul Oswal says the Australian market for security and access control technologies was around $US12 million ($16 million) last year, and will grow to $US18 million in 2009.