I posted a question asking what would happen if I broke into a display case without stealing anything. And here’s the answers I got
For all of you asking about how to take things behind the counter, I would get the merch out and stage it, come back for it later. If nothing is stolen then it’s technically not burglary. You should still be very careful and do this when you know there is no lp on duty. That’s by far the safest way to shoplift. You can pretend to apply or befriend an employee there and find out.