30th 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 21 of the largest U.S. retailers. Our 30th Annual Retail Theft Survey reports on over 432,000 apprehensions and more than $188 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

  • 30th Annual Retail Theft Survey – Additional Shrink Stats & Trends

    In the Summer 2018 issue (Vol. 33 No. 3) of The Hayes Report on Loss Prevention newsletter we provided statistics on our 30th Annual Retail Theft Survey which reported on over 430,000 apprehensions taking place in just 21 large U.S. retail companies in 2017. These companies represented 16,409 stores with combined 2017 annual sales of over $428 billion. Below are … Read More

  • Interpreted Analytics for Shrink Operations

    Forget the Retail Ice Age news headlines. Brick and Mortar is not dead. Top Operators use Interpreted Data to deliver profit improvement answers to Store Operations and Asset Protection Teams. Interpreted Data gives Store Managers, Supervisors and AP Professionals clear direction to support best practice execution which grows sales, reduces shrink loss, mitigates out of stock item conditions, and improves … 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!