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Retail crime is “out of control”

Coles and Woolworths have taken a stand against shoplifting this past week, with both supermarkets installing new camera systems at self-service checkouts to deter bad behaviour from customers. The CCTV system, which films customers at the checkout and plays the footage back to them in real time, aims to promote good behaviour by instilling in people the feeling of being watched – even if staff members are not standing over their shoulder. While many customers prefer to use the self-service ch