As defined above, ORT involves highly sophisticated coordinated thefts at retail establishments.
Comparatively, Smash and Grab is a form of retail theft that involves smashing a barrier, usually a display in a store, to grab valuables. Key elements include the use of speed and surprise.
Flash Mob or Flash Rob is a form of shoplifting that occurs when an organized group, usually teenagers wearing similar articles of clothing to conceal their identities, select a specific retail store to rob at the same time. Flash robs usually target high-end stores.