Nike Grapples with Rising Organized Crime Theft in Supply Chain

Organized crime groups target Nike's supply chain causing massive losses, especially with high-demand items like Air Jordans.

Nike Grapples with Rising Organized Crime Theft in Supply Chain
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Nike's supply chain, from manufacturing to retail, is increasingly targeted by organized crime groups resulting in millions worth of theft, particularly for high-demand products like Air Jordans. These thefts occur in warehouses, distribution centers, rail yards, and even FedEx delivery trucks, with stolen goods being sold via social media and online marketplaces. The surge in retail crime has raised calls for businesses to be more proactive in their defense strategies, as theft and fraud are rising throughout the logistics and delivery process, affecting companies across the retail sector.

Source: WSJ

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