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Showing posts with label US statistics. Show all posts

September 5, 2011

The Loss Due to Retail Thefts in The US



Facts about Shoplifting...
  • There are nearly 300 million shoplifting incidents per year.
    - 2010 Jack Hayes International, Inc.
  • Shoplifting is estimated to account for between 30-40% of retailer's lost profit
    - 2010, Univ. of Florida & Jack Hayes International, Inc.
  • In 2009, retailers lost an estimated $12.58 billion per year to shoplifting
    - 2010, Jack Hayes International, Inc.
  • In 2009, 1,014,817 shoplifters were apprehended from 24 large retail companies, up 16.8% from 2008.
    - 2010, Jack Hayes International, Inc.
  • For every $1.00 recovered from retail theft, $31.74 is lost; only 3.15% is recovered total.
    - 2010, Jack Hayes International, Inc.
Facts about Employee Theft...
  •  60% of inventory losses are caused by employees?
    - National Retail Federation – 2010
  • U.S. retailers and small businesses lost $33 billion in revenue last year due to theft
    - National Retail Federation – 2010
  • Employee theft is on the rise according to national statistics and company surveys
    - National Retail Federation – 2010
  • Businesses lose 20% of every dollar to employee theft!
    - American Society of Employers
  • In 2009, one in every 28.4 employees was apprehended for theft from their employer
    - 2010 Jack Hayes International, Inc. survey
  • 75% of employees steal from work and most do so repeatedly
    - US Chamber of Commerce
  • In 2009, 70,409 employees were apprehended from 22 large retail companies, down 9.35% from 2008
    - 2010 Jack Hayes International, Inc. survey
  • In 2009, The average case value of employee theft was $728.90, about six times the average value of a shoplifting case. - 2010 Jack Hayes International, Inc. survey
  • 30% of corporate bankruptcies result from employee theft
    - US Chamber of Commerce
  • The FBI calls employee theft the fastest growing crime in America
  • 55% of perpetrators of employee theft are managers
    - American Society of Employers
  • The Boston Globe and Denver Post report that “time theft” and loafing cost U.S.companies over $400 Billion a year in lost productivity

    source : Shulman Centre


July 14, 2011

US Most Mac Users in S.Francisco



Apple's (AAPL) share of the U.S. PC market is still shy of 10%, according Gartner's first quarter 2011 report, but some parts of the country are more Mac friendly than others.

Drawing on research gathered between June 2 and 8 by Chitika's ad network, which serves more than than 70 million impressions per day, MacDailyNews reports that San Francisco is the country's No. 1 Mac-using city with a 24% market share. New York City is No. 2, with 23.3%.


Six of the top 10 Mac cities are in California, but statewide Apple's share is only 14%. That puts it behind Vermont (19.55%), Hawaii (19.41%) and Maine (15.99%). To find the lowest concentration of Macs you have to travel to West Virginia or Wyoming (4.19% apiece).

July 12, 2011