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Employees Are Key for Happy Customers

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Kate Klein, kklein@nrha.org Prices and product quality are a big deal to consumers, but positive interactions with employees are also highly important for keeping them loyal, according to research from PwC. Accounting …

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10 Reasons to Scope Out Your Competitors

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. Do you know what your big-box competitors are up to? What are they good at? What don’t they do well? Regularly visiting other retail outlets should be part of your competitive strategy …

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Big-Box Retailers Offer Competitive Incentives to Seasonal Hires

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Big-box stores, including Target and Kohl’s, are looking for new ways to compete for tens of thousands of seasonal workers, the Chicago Tribune reports. “A strong economy has retailers expecting a busy holiday shopping season, but with unemployment near historic lows, …

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Preparing Your Newest Employees for Success

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Click the image above to download a PDF of the story. Think back to your first day on any job, whether your first or the role you’re in now. Do you remember everything from your initial few weeks? How long …

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Retail and Manufacturing Lead 2018 Hiring Boom

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Heading into 2018, economists expected hiring to slow due to a tight labor market, as a below-4 percent unemployment rate would make finding workers difficult for businesses. According to The Wall Street Journal, “the opposite has occurred, largely due to …

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Walmart Labs and Home Depot Invest in Technology Workers

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Walmart’s technology division, Walmart Labs, is following the same steps as Home Depot as both big-box companies are searching for technology workers to add to their ranks, CNBC and Silicon Valley-based The Mercury News report. The Mercury News says Walmart Labs …

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Home Renovations Contribute to Retail Hiring

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Trends in home renovations have contributed to recent growth in the number of new retail jobs in the U.S., the Chicago Tribune reports. “Building-material stores hired more than 10,000 workers in February to keep up with booming demand,” the news …

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When Hiring Goes Wrong

Click here to download the PDF of this story. It’s a story nearly every retailer can tell. You need to fill a spot on your team and, after sifting through several applicants, you find the one you think will get …

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