shopping

Supermarkets Are Employing a Self-Surveillance Strategy to Keep You Honest

Retailers have tried many overt tactics to limit theft, such as signs that display images of CCTV cameras, threats to prosecute offenders, bag checks, checkout weighing plates and electronic security gates. These tactics are extremely costly and have failed to stamp out retail theft. Now supermarkets are trying a different…

What Precautions Are You Taking At The Grocery Store?

What Precautions Are You Taking At The Grocery Store?

It’s been just over a week since the CDC asked people living in the U.S. to wear cloth masks. I hear from the main grocery shopper in our household that they’re suddenly popular—he estimates 60 to 80% of people are using some kind of face covering.