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Shrinkage in Europe: stock loss in the fast-moving consumer goods sector

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This paper presents the findings of the first pan-European survey of companies within the Fast Moving Consumer Goods sector. It provides a discussion on the definition of shrinkage and presents data on the extent, nature and causes of stock loss throughout the supply chain from point of manufacture through to point of sale as well as some of the approaches adopted to tackle the problem. It highlights the role of security and audit departments in minimising losses, and the need for companies t...

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Paul Chapman More by this author
Adrian Beck More by this author
Charlotte Bilby More by this author
Publication date:
2002
URN:
uuid:40b871d9-3789-453b-9dcf-2346adca17f4
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oai:eureka.sbs.ox.ac.uk:1961

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