retail staff

UK retailers failing to recruit talent due to poor employee benefits

Equity management platform Vestd has released its Employee Benefits Index, finding that the UK retail industry is at risk of…

Managing absenteeism: strategies for retail productivity

According to data from the Office for National Statistics, in 2022 an estimated 185.6 million working days were lost because…

US grocery workforce concerned about in-store technologies

Insights firm Incisiv and retail solutions provider Wynshop have revealed findings from a report titled State of the Industry: How…

How AI is reshaping the retail workforce

High-street favourite Wilko recently announced it will be forced to close 400 of its stores and put thousands of jobs…

Safer Business Action Week backed by BIRA amid soaring retail crime

The Safer Business Action Week, from 16 to 22 October, is a national initiative coordinated by the National Business Crime…

Retailers are failing to train employees in cybersecurity

Recent reports have found that over the past year there have been approximately 2.39 million instances of cybercrime and retail…

US retail industry sees hiring slowdown

New data on the US retail industry finds that in July 2023, employers pulled back on hiring while application volumes…

Conditions ideal for renewed wage surge for US workforce

UKG, a provider of HR, payroll and workforce management solutions, has published its June 2023 Workforce Activity Report, finding that…

Retail Trust report reveals worsening mental health of retail staff

More than half of retail staff (52%) say the rising cost-of-living is impacting their mental health, according to a new…

How e-learning programmes can reduce retail staff turnover

While the all-important consumer is the driving force for retailers’ decisions on developing operations, there would be no retail sector…