Retail & Fast Food Industry unite against customer abuse

The National Retail Association, along with the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees’ Association (SDA), Australian Retail Association (ARA) and...

The National Retail Association, along with the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees’ Association (SDA), Australian Retail Association (ARA) and other undersigned organisations, have released a Retail and Fast Food Industry Statement on witnessed increases in abusive and violent customer behaviour. In the last year, more than 85% of retail staff...

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SafeCity Network Brisbane – Crime Bulletin 11 October 2019

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed...

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed across the NRA SafeCity Network. Thank you to all of the retailers reporting these crimes and trends. The more we all report, the more we all know. Products being targeted Alcoholic Spirits Pre-mix...

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Fuel Drive Offs – SMS or Emails Alerting Drivers to their offences

From 01 October 2019, drivers who fail to pay for their fuel at services stations across Queensland could be...

From 01 October 2019, drivers who fail to pay for their fuel at services stations across Queensland could be alerted to their offence by SMS or Email. QPS Flyer re Drive Off Initiative (CLICK HERE) On Tuesday 1 October 2019, the Queensland Police Service (QPS) commenced a one month trial aimed...

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SafeCity Network Brisbane – Crime Bulletin 30 September 2019

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed...

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed across the NRA SafeCity Network. Thank you to all of the retailers reporting these crimes and trends. The more we all report, the more we all know. Products being targeted Fragrances (perfume) Sunglasses ...

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SafeCity Network Brisbane: Crime Alert – Spike in Youth Chroming

(Chroming: The act of inhaling household chemicals and other volatile substances to get high)  GOLD COAST: As reported by the Gold Coast...

(Chroming: The act of inhaling household chemicals and other volatile substances to get high)  GOLD COAST: As reported by the Gold Coast Bulletin today, the local community is at breaking point as Surfers Paradise MP, John-Paul Langbroek, reports an unprecedented number of youth chroming, drug-use, vandalism and anti-social behaviour.  Langbroek reports that youths are...

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SafeCity Network Brisbane – Crime Bulletin 16 September 2019

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed...

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed across the NRA SafeCity Network. Thank you to all of the retailers reporting these crimes and trends. The more we all report, the more we all know. Products being targeted Fragrances Make-up Hair...

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SafeCity Network Brisbane – Crime Bulletin 30 August 2019

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed...

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed across the NRA SafeCity Network. Thank you to all of the retailers reporting these crimes and trends. The more we all report, the more we all know. Products being targeted Fragrances (Perfume) Men’s...

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Retailers urged to be vigilant against shoplifting raids by the Christmas Grinch

The National Retail Association (NRA) is urging retailers to be vigilant when it comes to shoplifting raids from thieving...

The National Retail Association (NRA) is urging retailers to be vigilant when it comes to shoplifting raids from thieving customers acting as a Christmas Grinch during the festive season. NRA Manager of Industry Policy David Stout said the busy Christmas period leaves retailers vulnerable to shoplifters and that it was...

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Free Crime Update Workshop for Brisbane retailers

All members of the NRA SafeCity Network are invited to come along to the next Retail Crime Update meetings. In this one-hour meeting,...

All members of the NRA SafeCity Network are invited to come along to the next Retail Crime Update meetings. In this one-hour meeting, the NRA will provide an update on current crime trends occurring in the Brisbane area and invite all retailers to share their experiences of the crime affecting their business. This is...

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Retailers band together to combat scammers

Brisbane CBD and Fortitude Valley retailers will band together next week, in the Australia-first, National Retail Association (NRA) SafeCity...

Brisbane CBD and Fortitude Valley retailers will band together next week, in the Australia-first, National Retail Association (NRA) SafeCity Network trial to share their experiences of retail crime, on the back of a spate of scammer incidents in Brisbane and the Gold Coast. NRA Policy Manager David Stout said that...

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CrimeStoppers Annual Results Day

The following article was written by CrimeStoppers. On Monday 12 February 2018, CrimeStoppers announced the Annual Results Celebration Day and...

The following article was written by CrimeStoppers. On Monday 12 February 2018, CrimeStoppers announced the Annual Results Celebration Day and release via their digital platforms and the media specific data about their program activities in 2017. For every successful report submitted to the Queensland Police Service by Crime Stoppers in 2017, an...

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The hidden costs of retail crime

A case study on retail crime, by the National Retail Association Did you know that retail crime, such as shoplifting,...

A case study on retail crime, by the National Retail Association Did you know that retail crime, such as shoplifting, robbery and vandalism, costs Australian businesses up to $9 billion each year? Retail crime costs us all. Every single incident erodes profitability for business, increases the cost of goods to consumers,...

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New portal for reporting retail crime

NSW: As the retail industry enters the lead-up to the busy Christmas period, an important issue confronting the industry...

NSW: As the retail industry enters the lead-up to the busy Christmas period, an important issue confronting the industry is that of retail crime and loss prevention.The NRA takes this matter very seriously, and over time has established a very close working relationship with the NSW Police Force to...

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