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Target employees claim the chain will wait to arrest shoplifters until thieves steal enough to get felony charges. Experts say it’s part of a larger trend to mitigate theft across retail.

A viral TikTok video is calling Target’s approach to shoplifters into question. Seven former and current Target employees across the US confirmed that it is common for the retailer to not immediately apprehend certain shoplifters and wait for the total value of the stolen items to reach a certain amount. […]
Target employees claim the chain will wait to arrest shoplifters until thieves steal enough to get felony charges. Experts say it’s part of a larger trend to mitigate theft across retail.