Thursday, July 13, 2006

WAL-MART SHIFTS POLICY ON SHOPLIFTING -- "According to internal documents, the company, the nation’s largest retailer and leading destination for shoplifting, will no longer prosecute first-time thieves unless they are between 18 and 65 and steal merchandise worth at least $25, putting the chain in line with the policies of many other retailers." Will this generosity lead to an increase in shoplifting at Wal-Mart?