Smart vending machines help loss prevention in retail because the product is safely displayed and can only be accessed after payment. According to the National Retail Federation, shrink is claiming 2% of sales — totaling billions of dollars and it is growing. According to the National Association of Shoplifting Prevention — one out of eleven Americans shoplifts. SMRT1’s smart vending machines can help you to put that money you would have lost to theft, back to your bottom line.