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A pile of damaged goods left behind in a parking lot. (credit: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Holiday Shoppers Provide Cover For Shoplifting Pros

The holidays always bring Christmas shoppers to malls, but the season also brings people looking for a ‘5-finger discount.’ It’s not that there’s necessarily more retail crime going on, but crowded stores provide thieves with cover.

CBSDFW.COM–12/04/2012

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Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart Workers

After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.

11/26/2012