Hey everyone. It’s officially two months until the debut of my best book yet. Twelve and a Half: Leveraging the Emotional Ingredients Necessary for Business Success will be out on November 16th. Since this is my sixth business book, it was important to me to offer something new. That being said, I’m kicking off this […]
Poundland has announced it will close on Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. The bargain retailer joins Aldi, Morrisons, Waitrose and Marks & Spencer among many chains which have decided to have extra days closed this festive period. The move has been welcomed by retail trade union Usdaw (Union of shop, distributive and allied workers), […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Food Industry Association (FMI) is out with a report that examines how traditional grocery business cycles are being upended by pandemic-fueled changes in consumer behaviors. “The Food Industry Speaks 2021” tells the story of the food retail industry’s resilience and transformation in 2020, and identifies how the landscape continues to shift, […]
STAMFORD, Conn. — Henkel, a leading manufacturer of well-known brands including Dial soaps, and Schwarzkopf hair care, has named David DiBernardino as regional head, consumer beauty care North America. In this role, DiBernardino will lead the Henkel Consumer Beauty business in the United States and Canada, with goals that include continuing the business‘ focus on building […]
MANCHESTER, Conn. – The ADUSA Supply Chain network today announced the opening of its newest distribution center here, a 1 million-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility that will receive, select and transport 88 million cases of nonperishable grocery products annually for more than 450 Stop & Shop stores and e-commerce centers. The facility also includes a state-of-the-art technology […]
The ways we work have radically changed. But the ways we build our workforces have not undergone the same shifts. How do we hire, support, and prepare a tech workforce for jobs that don’t exist yet? How do we ensure that the workforce we build is more inclusive, diverse, and skilled than ever? These are […]
The number of people employed in childcare has fallen by more than 126,000 positions as those working in the industry go looking for better paying jobs. The lack of workers has meant that fewer daycare and after-school programs are being offered and that is keeping parents, predominantly women, from returning to work themselves.
CVS Health is looking to hire 25,000 clinical and retail workers to help it meet the growing demand for COVID-19 vaccinations and tests as well as an expected increase in flu cases during the fall and winter months. “Every flu season we need additional team members, but this year, we’re looking for even more,” said […]
Aldi is using staff to experiment with using checkout-free shopping in one of its London stores. The system uses a smartphone app that can be scanned on entering the store, allowing customers to pick up their shopping and walk out without needing to go to a till. Shortly after they leave the store customers receive […]
Posters to help retailers keep staff informed about national vaccination policies have been produced by the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS). ACS chief executive James Lowman said: “Convenience retailers have worked tirelessly to ensure that they can continue to serve their communities while keeping their staff and customers safe. “We have developed these posters for […]
Academy Sports – Product Developer Come work at a place where we take pride in creating a workplace environment that values hard work, commitment, and growth. Responsible for the Private Brand product assortment development, presentation and organization, this person would have excellent communication skills with the ability to collaborate with not just their peers, but […]
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf last week announced that private brand snack manufacturer Shearer’s Foods will expand its company in Erie, creating dozens of new jobs, retaining hundreds of existing positions, and injecting millions of dollars into the local economy. “We in Pennsylvania know that our commonwealth is the best place to live and do business, […]
Your retail business goals are things you want to achieve when growing and establishing your business. Coming up with business goals is vital for all types of business regardless of its location or what you sell. As a business owner, every aspect of your business concerns you, and you need to set clear goals for […]
Amazon held one of the largest free virtual training and recruitment events in the UK yesterday, in bid to create more tech roles in the country. The corporate event, which… The post Amazon holds free virtual training and recruitment event in the UK appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – […]
Jaclyn Huang contributed to this article. Arlan Hamilton built a venture capital fund from the ground up, while unhoused. The fund, Backstage Capital, is dedicated to minimizing funding disparities in tech by investing in high-potential founders who are people of color, women, and LGBTQ+. Investing in underestimated founders After starting from scratch in 2015, Backstage […]
Amazon employees have criticised the company’s grocery service, calling it “subpar” meanwhile calling out the “bureaucratic” culture, according to Business Insider. The comments were made during an all-hands meeting whereby… The post Amazon employees condemn the company’s “subpar” grocery service appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
Companies typically have to settle on strategies that align with their customers, employees, investors, and regulators. The more they know about how the other side will decide, the clearer their own strategies become. If regulators always prefer choice for consumers, then it is easy for a platform to allow multiple payment choices: Shopify allows multiple […]
Harris Teeter announced that it is temporarily cutting back store hours until further notice as the grocery chain deals with a labor shortage that is affecting businesses nationwide. The Kroger-owned chain has offered bonuses and temporary pay increases during the pandemic in an effort to recruit and retain retail associates working on the front line.
Oversharing is not a virtue—nor is it always wise. A comms expert shares how to strike a balance between trust-building candor and TMI. In both leadership and communications, the quality of transparency wears a halo. We connect it to other positive qualities like authenticity, honesty, integrity, and altruism—and, when used appropriately, it can certainly reinforce […]
Here’s how PR leaders can work to keep crucial team members engaged and ready for the next challenge. As of June, 11.5 million Americans quit their jobs earlier this year. And, buckle up employers: a recent Microsoft survey suggests that employees will continue to stream out the door in record numbers. Agencies are feeling the […]