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Retail Types, Stores

Retail workers want the right to defend themselves

June 29, 2022

Via: RetailWire

A RetailWire headline last October asked the question: “Who protects store associates when shoppers lash out?” The answer to that question may come in new labor contracts being negotiated by unions representing frontline retail workers and their employers. A New […]


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 […]


Retail Types, Stores

As retailers shaped holiday hiring plans, 721K retail workers quit in August

October 13, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Retail workers’ willingness to quit helps explain why hiring has been short of expectations in the last two months. Employers didn’t fill as many jobs as expected during August or September, despite the end of many unemployment benefits and the […]


News & Trends

COVID-19, Christmas and working conditions are stressing retail workers out

September 4, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Some retailers may have eliminated hazard pay, but the threat of COVID-19 is far from over and frontline workers are feeling the pressure. Fifty-five percent of retail workers are feeling more stressed during the crisis, 60 percent report having higher […]


Retail Types, Stores

5 Best Retailers to Work for in 2020

February 21, 2020

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Companies looking to hire in 2020 understand that the competition for talent is fierce. In order to attract and retain the best employees, more retailers are sweetening their offers with such incentives as tuition reimbursement, flexible work arrangements and subsidized […]


News & Trends

Seasonal retail workers attracted to flexible work options, report says

November 25, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Retailers forecast robust holiday hiring in 2019 in order to keep up with consumer demand. This wave of hiring is already well underway. Several retailers announced hiring plans earlier this year: Target in September announced it planned to hire 130,000 […]