Tag: retail employees

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40% of retail employees say struggling to pay their bills is causing excessive stress

September 29, 2022

Via: Charged

Approximately 40% of retail employees say that the struggle to pay their bills is causing them excessive stress amid the cost of living crisis, according to data from vaping retailer Vape Club in its The Mental Health, Stress and Quitting […]

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As Retailers Struggle, Layoffs Follow

September 29, 2020

Via: Forbes

There is no doubt that many retailers have tried to keep their associates on the payroll. These employees worked well as a team, knew the culture of their company, and had loyal customers who returned to them for service and […]

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2020 Retail Predictions

December 24, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

New year, new business plans, new customers, new products… new you! A brand new year brings on so many exciting changes that can have a big impact on your business, and Independent Retailer is here to make sure those changes […]

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The store of the future depends on employees

February 7, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

MIAMI — Mark Qualls went on a listening tour last quarter. The VP of store operations at GameStop visited 17 cities and spoke with 25 store leaders and between 10 to 15 district heads. He wanted to get in their […]

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Most retail employees receive no real training

February 21, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

In-depth retail training is rare enough that it makes news when the largest companies undertake it. Walmart was a pretty mature company — indeed, the largest in the world — when it set about developing 200 employee training centers across […]

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3 Things You Need to Know When Hiring Seasonal Workers

June 16, 2017

Via: Retail Minded

Many retailers rely on seasonal employees to meet increased shopper demand during the busy summer and holiday months. But seasonal employees also alleviate the stress placed on their permanent counterparts during those busier seasons. They work irregular hours, they cover […]

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Selling Techniques In Retail – 5 Reasons Why Your Employees Can’t Learn

June 6, 2016

Via: The Retail Doctor Blog

Shortly after moving into my new home, I realized one tree in the yard needed trimming. There was an owner’s manual on the shelf next to the chainsaw, but I ignored it. How hard could it be? I filled up […]