• Home Depot plans to foil shoplifters with power tools that won't work if they're stolen

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Home Depot is working on making power tools an unattractive target for shoplifters.
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    To combat thieves, Home Depot is introducing power tools that won't work if stolen.
    Home Depot executive Scott Glenn spoke to Insider about the company's efforts to stymie shoplifters.
    He said the goal is to stop thieves without looking like an "armed encampment."
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    Home Depot has a clear message for professional shoplifters: stay away. The home improvement chain is unveiling new power tools that won't work unless they're properly...
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