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Employers added 169,000 jobs in August. Retailers added 44,000 jobs, one of the highest growth industries to close out the summer on a positive hiring trend.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the industry's number of employed workers at approximately 15.2 million, the highest in five years. Retail employment is nearly 500,000 workers more than a year ago at ...

A job in retailing just might be the most valuable stepping stone one can traverse in her/his career path, regardless of industry.

That's what a study conducted by the National Retail Federation finds. The NRF reports 71% of hiring managers survey said they, "overwhelmingly believe that retail experience develops the skills and traits they seek in prospective job candidates."

Such ...

Major retailers were so optimistic heading into the 2012 Christmas shopping season that they will find it difficult to match that 12-year high -- 751,8000 workers added between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31 last year.

Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc., the Chicago outplacement consultancy, cited "shaky consumer confidence and increased efficiencies among retailers" as reasons stores are expected to hire ...

Temporary staffing for retailers around the country is expected to boom in the coming months, at the highest levels since 2011.

2011 brought a sharp upswing in retail employment, after having hit bottom from the recession. Unemployment and stagnant wages in other sectors meant less consumer spending, and obviously less need for seasonal or other part-time staff in retail.

However, ...

U.S. consumers ramped up spending in November on cars, appliances and furniture and made more purchases online, signaling growing confidence in the economy at the start of the holiday shopping season.

The Commerce Department said Thursday that retail sales rose 0.7 percent, the biggest gain in five months. October's figure was also revised higher to 0.6 percent.

Two straight months ...

Omni-channel strategies are helping chain stores compete with pure-play e-commerce retailers, but it is also driving major changes in their e-commerce logistics models.

packaging engineering is not typically part of most supply chain organizations’ strategy and physical distribution is not taken into consideration when designing consumer packaging. Traditionally, the focus is on consumer appeal, as expected, but retail supply chain ...

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