32nd Annual Retail Theft Survey

This highly anticipated annual theft survey contains data regarding the apprehensions and dollar recoveries from both shoplifters and dishonest employees from 21of the largest U.S. retailers. Our 32nd Annual Retail Theft Survey reports on over 348,000 apprehensions and more than $136 million in recoveries from these thieves.

Welcome to Hayes International

For over 40 years, Jack L. Hayes International has provided a wide spectrum of Asset Protection, Inventory Shrinkage Control, Loss Prevention, Risk Management, Safety, and Security related services to every facet of industry including retail, manufacturing, and industrial organizations.

Long-term Relationships

The success of our client’s business is uppermost in our minds as we establish long-term relationships with our customers. We are pleased to cite that over 95 percent of our new consulting projects come directly from client referrals.

Our Services

Inventory Shrinkage Control/Loss Prevention

Over the past 40 years, the team at Hayes International has developed a reputation within the area of shrinkage control/loss prevention that is second to none!

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Loss Prevention & Safety Audits

It is a proven fact that even the very best of programs, systems, and controls require regular monitoring to help ensure success. Our experienced field consultants not only conduct program and risk audits, but also provide practical solutions for unnecessary exposures.

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Outsourced Loss Prevention Solutions

Assisting companies with their various loss prevention needs has always been a priority for Hayes International. We provide full to hybrid outsourced loss prevention solutions for our clients.

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Latest News

  • Theft Continues to Plague U.S. Retailers – 32nd Annual Retail Theft Survey

    Two-thirds of retailers participating in this survey reported an increase in shrink in 2019, which is reflected in their reported apprehensions and recovery dollars. Overall apprehensions increased 2.4% and recovery dollars from those apprehensions were up 4.9%. Shoplifting apprehensions and recover dollars increased 3.0% and 3.5% respectively, with recovery dollars from shoplifting incidents without an apprehension increasing by 11% (to … Read More

  • Theft By Impersonators

    It seems like over the past year or two we are hearing of more thefts, and/or attempted thefts, by people impersonating someone else (Corporate help desk, Home Office IT Dept, an associate, armored car driver/pickup person, fire fighter, police officer, security guard, mystery shopper, etc.). We are also noticing more retailers having daily, weekly or monthly passwords, passphrases, etc. for … Read More

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    If you are not satisfied with your company’s results in the shrinkage control and/or safety area, or simply wish to have outside expertise critique your current strategies, give us a call, or just ask our hundreds of satisfied clients about Hayes International’s capabilities!