Description: A new report by the consumer-interest nonprofit Public Citizen calls out major retailers — Best Buy, Lowe’s, Home Depot, Target, Walmart and others — for donating to trade associations and campaigns promoting harsher shoplifting penalties in at least 18 states. The retailers succeeded in 11 of them, according to the report.
Date: Oct 16, 2020
Questions for discussion:
- What are the issues involved in this report?
- What are the consequences for all parties involved?
- How should the problem of shoplifting be handled, in your opinion?