The CEOs of Target, CVS and Walgreens ask Congress for help in a wave of retail crime

The CEOs of 20 major retail brands, including Target TGT, +0.26%, CVS CVS, +1.59% and Walgreen’s WBA, +0.67%, jointly wrote a letter to Congress about concerns about the rising crime rate in their stores. “As millions of Americans have no doubt seen on the news in recent weeks and months, retail stores of all types … Read more

This was the year of public art in Toronto

You must pass a companion and enter a storefront next to a Service Ontario office to see Akshata Naik’s Bloody Boats, a striking wall covered with red paper boats as part of a larger piece on immigration.Vito Amati / Handout During a lively reception at Toronto’s Union Station, an unmasked crowd of artists, curators and … Read more

LA luxury mall is the latest to be hit by smash-and-grab thieves

LOS ANGELES – A group of twenty smashed windows in a department store in a luxury shopping mall in Los Angeles, which triggered a police chase just days after exclusive stores throughout the San Francisco Bay Area were attacked. The latest incident in a national trend of smash-and-grab crimes targeting a Nordstrom JWN, -1.21% shop … Read more