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ORCOhio Revised Code
ORCOnline Resource Centre
ORCOregon City (Amtrak station code; Oregon City, OR)
ORCOptoelectronics Research Centre (various schools)
ORCOpinion Research Corporation
ORCOrganic Rankine Cycle
ORCOntario Racing Commission (Government of Ontario, Canada)
ORCOptimized Row Columnar (file format)
ORCOrigin Recognition Complex
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ORCOracle Resources
ORCOrganic Research Centre (UK)
ORCOtago Regional Council (New Zealand)
ORCOntario Realty Corporation
ORCOperator in Responsible Charge (water treatment)
ORCOutdoor Recreation Center
ORCOffshore Racing Council (sailboat racing)
ORCOperations Research Center (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
ORCOpinion Research Company (various locations)
ORCOregon Racing Commission (Portland, OR)
ORCOffice of Regional Counsel
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ORCOfficers' Reserve Corps
ORCOverriding Commission (India)
ORCOrange River Colony (South Africa)
ORCOsteoporosis Research Center (Creighton University; Omaha, NE)
ORCOperador de Red Comercial (Spanish: Commercial Network Operator; Guatemala)
ORCOmbudsman Resource Center
ORCOperations Requiring Consent (UK)
ORCOffice of Regulatory Compliance
ORCOnline Rights Canada (grassroots organization)
ORCOrder of Railroad Conductors (early railroad union)
ORCOrlando Road Club
ORCOffice of Radiation Control (Delaware)
ORCOlin Responsible Care (Olin Corporation)
ORCOverseas Resource Center
ORCOutdoor Rental Center (various schools)
ORCOrthogonality Restoring Combining
ORCOffice of the Regional Commissioner
ORCOpen Robot Controller
ORCOffice of Research Coordination
ORCOmladinski Resursni Centar (Serbian: Youth Resource Center; Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
ORCObject/Component/Service-Oriented Real-Time Distributed Computing
ORCOrder of Canons Regular of the Holy Cross (religious order)
ORCOrganic Chemistry: Mechanism and Syntheses
ORCOrdnance Rocket Center
ORCOrganization Responsibility Center
ORCOntario Regional Centre (London, Ontario, Canada)
ORCOrganisation Révolutionnaire Cubaine (French)
ORCOperational Readiness Condition
ORCOrganizational Resource Counselor
ORCOperating Review Committee
ORCOrthopedics and Rehabilitation Centre (Da Nang, Vietnam)
ORCOperation Ready Center
ORCOperational Requirements Committee (various organizations)
ORCOxygen Release Compound(s) (e.g., magnesium peroxide, hydrogen peroxide)
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Ciappetta says other technologies include applications that lock the wheels of a shopping cart, and ounds an alarm, if the cart exits but was not checked out at the registe This prevents push-outs, a common method Organized Retail Crime (ORC) gangs use.
Using a three-prong approach including high-visibility patrols, education and theft prevention operations, Leesburg has experienced a sustained reduction in organized retail crime, and an increase in the reporting of shoplifting and associated losses.
Organized retail crime, or ORC, includes professional shoplifting rings and other organized crime occurring at retail stores.
based Centre for Retail Research's Global Theft Barometer, organized retail crime -- including serial bulk shoplifting -- costs American consumers at least $425 a year in added cost to products to make up for the losses.
Written by the Loss Prevention Research Council and released by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the 2008 Organized Retail Crime Annual Report enumerates impacts, methods, targets, and solutions related to the problem of organized retail crime (ORC), which can prove financially devastating to retailers, consumers, communities, and businesses.
According to the Washington-based National Retail Federation"s (NRF) recent organized retail crime survey, which was released on June 10, 92 percent of retailers were victims of organized retail crime (ORC) in 2008, and 73 percent said the problem was growing.
Globally, customer theft, including shoplifting and organized retail crime, remained the largest source of shrinkage loss in most individual countries, totaling more than $43 billion.
To try to catch the thieves, the city of Santa Clarita Sheriff's Business Alliance and The Gap's Organized Retail Crime Unit set up surveillance of several stores.
A 2007 National Retail Federation (NRF) organized retail crime (ORC) survey of loss prevention executives found that 79 percent of respondents said their companies were victims of ORC, and 88 percent rated the problem between important and severe.
Alabama, Colorado, Louisiana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Vermont and Washington passed legislation to fight organized retail crime last session.
From loyal shoppers to retail executives, no one is immune from the consequences of organized retail crime," said Joseph LaRocca, vice president of loss prevention for the NRF, in a press release.
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