Tag: retail jobs

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Analysis: Is AI coming for retail jobs?

March 22, 2023

Via: Charged

Artificial intelligence (AI) is opening opportunities for retail giants to cut costs and boost efficiency, with many worried about the prospects of job cuts and mass layoffs. The latest research by the Centre for Retail Research (CRR) highlighted astonishing job […]

News & Trends

Study says retail jobs are just the worst

January 12, 2023

Via: RetailWire

A recent study from U.S. News & World Report ranked 190 jobs in order to identify the best jobs in the U.S. today. Front-line retail employment did not land high up on the list. The role of retail salesperson is […]

Retail Types, Stores

One in five retail workers are planning to quit the sector

May 26, 2022

Via: Charged

A new report by industry charity the Retail Trust has found that one in five (21%) British retail workers and nearly a third (31%) of people working for the UK’s biggest retailers are planning to quit the sector. The Retail […]

E-commerce, News & Trends, Retail Types

400,000 retail jobs could be lost thanks to online retail and work-from-home boom

January 14, 2021

Via: Charged

Up to 400,000 retail jobs could be lost on the UK’s high streets thanks to the boom in online shopping and working from home. High streets across the country could lose between 20 per cent and 40 per cent of […]

News & Trends

Retail Jobs Increased by over 46,000 in February

March 9, 2018

Via: Business Wire

Retail industry employment increased by 46,400 jobs in February over January, the National Retail Federation said today. The number excludes automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants. Overall, the economy added 313,000 jobs, the Labor Department said. “This substantial gain in […]

News & Trends

Retail jobs climb amid ‘one of the strongest gains all year’

December 11, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Retailers’ holiday hiring may be helping boost November’s numbers. The annual hiring of temporary holiday workers is on track to reach the high end of the NRF’s forecast of between 500,000 and 550,000 positions, the organization said in a press […]

News & Trends

Retail jobs on the increase in April

May 8, 2017

Via: Chain Store Age

The retail industry had some good news on the job front in April. Retail industry employment increased by 2,500 jobs in April from March, the National Retail Federation said Friday. (The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants.) The […]

Others, Tech

Should Retail Brace For Workforce Automation?

June 9, 2016

Via: The Retail TouchPoints Blog

As the discussion of retail wages continues to rage on, with Walmart bumping its minimum wage to $10 per hour in January 2016, there are those within the industry who believe the increase in labor costs will inevitably lead to […]