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July 30, 2013

On June 23, 2013, a man stole 18 semi-automatic handguns, worth approximately $14,000, out of a display case at Stewart's Ace Hardware in Roosevelt, Utah.

Incidents like this seem unusual, except when they aren't. Hardware stores are targeted as much for their resalable items as any other retail establishment, and such activity appears to be on the rise.

August 1, 2011

Shoplifters and dishonest employees stole more than $7 billion last year from just 23 major retailers, according to the 23rd Annual Retail Theft Survey conducted by Jack L. Hayes International. These 23 surveyed retailers apprehended more than 1 million shoplifters and dishonest employees in 2010 and recovered more than $148 million from these thieves.