Retail
TORONTO — Loblaw has reset passwords for all its PC Plus rewards collectors' online accounts after points were stolen from some members' accounts.
Ottawa police are investigating a series of YouTube videos that purport to show people hiding out overnight in various businesses and storefronts in the city, CTV News reports.
Security guards at a retail store in St. John's helped catch an alleged thief Sept. 24.
A man has been charged with voyeurism after an incident at a shopping mall in Dartmouth, N.S. Security officers at a mall detained the man after a boy told them the man had taken photos of him in the washroom, according to a story on the Global News website.
A number of long guns were stolen from a Canadian Tire store in Windsor, Ont., by a thief or thieves who entered the store through a skylight, according to a story on CBC News.
Mention retail theft, and most of us think first of shoplifting. But while shoplifters head straight for an exit, other retail thieves head for the nearest cash register — anxious to swap the goods for cash.
NEW YORK — Bitcoin is a type of digital currency that allows people to buy goods and services and exchange money without involving banks, credit card issuers or other third parties. Its origins have long been a mystery — though an Australian man long rumoured to have ties to bitcoin has come forward claiming to be its creator.
Shoppers may not know it, but video surveillance and facial recognition software may be scanning their faces while they are shopping. The retailer may be analyzing their reactions, checking them against known shoplifters, or identifying them for reward programs.
WASHINGTON – Home Depot reported an internal outage with its system for processing payment cards on Saturday, April 9, slowing purchases at stores across the U.S.
HALIFAX – The Hudson's Bay Company has agreed to educate its staff on racial profiling as part of a settlement in the case of a now-deceased Nova Scotia grandmother allegedly accused of shoplifting a rug.

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