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Wheres The Beef? Filet No. 1 Shoplifted ItemWheres The Beef? Filet No. 1 Shoplifted Item

December 5, 2011

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Wheres The Beef? Filet No. 1 Shoplifted Item

NEW YORKEveryone loves a good steak, but did you know the coveted filet mignon is the No. 1 most shoplifted item during the holidays? Yes, you read that correctthe Grinches are sinking their carnivorous teeth into retailers pockets.

According to Adweek, one in 11 people will waltz into a store and five-finger pocket something this season. Adweek estimates retailers will lose $119 billion to shoplifters in 2011; however, the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention puts that number much lower at $13 billion, or $35 million a day.

The Top 10 most shoplifted of items during the holidays include:

  1. Choice cuts of meat like filet mignon.

  2. Expensive liquors, particularly Jameson Irish Whiskey.

  3. Electric tools.

  4. Gadgets, especially Apple products.

  5. Gillette Mach 4 razor blades.

  6. Axe brand deodorant and body washes.

  7. Polo, Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger apparel.

  8. Let's Rock Elmo toys.

  9. Expensive perfumes and colognes, particularly Chanel No. 5.

  10. Nike athletic shoes.


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