Is San Francisco a Shoplifters Dream?

Dr. Munr Kazmir
6 min readMay 30, 2023

As another major retailer leaves downtown San Francisco, Mayor London Breed continues to downplay the problem.

Photo by Amogh Manjunath on Unsplash.

Shoplifting costs retailers millions of dollars every year.

Of course, retailers don’t just eat the cost of shoplifting shrinkage; they pass it on to customers in the form of higher prices. Retailers take all sorts of measures to remain profitable, even in…