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Shoplifters 'take goods worth £400,000 daily'

The year-on-year cost of thefts to High Street stores across the UK has soared from £99m to £137m, they say.

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) said items including TVs, computer games and clothes totalling £375,342 were stolen from shelves every day.

Tom Ironside from the BRC says he thinks organised gangs of thieves who steal more valuable hauls were responsible for the rising figure.

  • 17 Jan 2011
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