Retail Crime pp 405-423 | Cite as

Practical Challenges and New Research Frontiers in Retail Crime and Its Prevention

  • Vania Ceccato
  • Rachel Armitage
Part of the Crime Prevention and Security Management book series (CPSM)


This chapter summarises the main findings of this edited volume and discusses the practical challenges and new research frontiers in retail crime and its prevention. This final chapter is composed of four parts: a summary of the results, the cross-cutting common themes, the book limitations and a future research agenda linked to policy recommendations. The chapter first synthesises and critically reviews the key findings, identifying some of the most important lessons learnt by contributors coming from a variety of backgrounds and identifying the relevant challenges. Then, it outlines the future research in retail crime and provides a number of suggestions for policy recommendations that are linked to different issues of retail.


The impact of retail crime Role of technology ORC Retail crime prevention 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vania Ceccato
    • 1
  • Rachel Armitage
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Urban Planning and Built EnvironmentKTH Royal Institute of TechnologyStockholmSweden
  2. 2.Secure Societies InstituteUniversity of HuddersfieldHuddersfieldUK

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