The Banana Trick and Other Acts of Self-Checkout Thievery

Beneath the bland veneer of supermarket automation lurks an ugly truth: There’s a lot of shoplifting going on in the self-scanning checkout lane. But don’t call it shoplifting. The guys in loss prevention prefer “external shrinkage.”

Read more: http://www.psychologicalscience.org/news/the-banana-trick-and-other-acts-of-self-checkout-thievery.html

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