How to Address High Turnover With Retail Employees

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Here’s a not-so-fun fact: Retail employees leave their positions at a rate that’s over four times higher than the average turnover rate in all other industries. When you add it all up, retail employee turnover is incredibly expensive. . The takeaway for retailers .

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How To Succeed As An Online Fashion Retailer

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If you’re looking for some guidance on how to successfully launch your online fashion retail business, […]. Due to the convenience offered by e-commerce, many people today are shifting to shopping online compared to visiting physical stores.

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3 Reasons Why Businesses Benefit from Retail Merchandising Services

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Retail merchandising is a broad term used to designate a vast range of services which are closely connected to in-store marketing and sales strategies, revenue generation, and a lot more.

7 Fun Ways to Engage and Motivate Retail Employees

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When it comes to the retail industry, your frontline workers literally can make or break the business. It makes perfect sense for retail managers to work hard to build an engaged and motivated front-line team. Unfortunately, a recent study reveals that more than one in three retail workers claim to feel disengaged in the workplace. To make matters worse, many in the retail industry work in busy, stressful, and high-demand workplaces.

7 Fun Ways to Engage and Motivate Retail Employees

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When it comes to the retail industry, your frontline workers literally can make or break the business. It makes perfect sense for retail managers to work hard to build an engaged and motivated front-line team. Unfortunately, a recent study reveals that more than one in three retail workers claim to feel disengaged in the workplace. To make matters worse, many in the retail industry work in busy, stressful, and high-demand workplaces.

How Automation Can Help Your Retail Business

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The automation technologies being used in retail today are much more subtle and friendly. A city overrun with robots might be the stuff of science fiction dystopias, but there is more to automation than the robot revolution.

Automotive News Retail Forum Recap

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The final installment of the Automotive News Retail Forum: Dealer Discussions virtual series wrapped up this week, showcasing how dealers and industry partners have weathered the staffing and inventory challenges this summer. What’s ahead for Dealers for the rest of 2020.

Effective Ways to Address Retail Challenges

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</p> The post Effective Ways to Address Retail Challenges appeared first on CIC Plus. We help HR and Payroll managers handle the full employee life-cycle.

Tesco Ireland awards retail staff 10% pay rise

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Tesco Ireland has committed to give its retail employees an overall 10% pay rise , split across three years as part of a pay rates investment and benefits enhancement. Natasha Adams, chief executive officer of Tesco Ireland, said this was a positive move for the retailer’s staff.

Retail sector reports gender pay gap decrease

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The retail sector closed its gender pay gap last year, according to research. A report by Diversity in Retail (DIR) and accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) found a fall in the sector’s mean pay gap from 13.1%

Retail Performance: Maneuvering COVID-19 Fears With Advantage For Your Business

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It seems like all anyone is talking about lately is COVID-19 and the ramifications on our society (well, and Tiger King.) And with good reason; like a natural disaster in slow-motion, COVID-19 has had serious and profound effects on almost every business and every individual on the planet.

Three UK gives pay rise to retail staff

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for its retail staff. Performance-related bonuses averaging 25% of base salary will continue to be paid but Three UK said the increase in base pay meant more guaranteed money for retail staff. The post Three UK gives pay rise to retail staff appeared first on Employee Benefits.

How to Make Your Retail Automotive Roles Attractive to Other Industries

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There’s a stigma associated with working in the retail automotive industry that affects who and how you hire. Dealerships that don’t address issues with work-life balance are losing out on talent, and are likely contributing to the gender gap seen in the retail automotive industry. .

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Employee Benefits for Retailers

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Managing employees in the retail industry can be tricky. After all, many retail positions are seasonal or part-time, and turnover is always an issue. One study from the Hay Group found a 67 percent turnover rate for part-time retail employees in 2012, for example. employee benefits ACA retail employee benefits

Starting a Retail Shop? 5 Items You’ll Need to Get First

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Starting a new retail business should be an exciting process. Business Leadership business tips Entrepreneur Entrepreneurial new business retail small business start ups startups

6 Tips for Optimizing Your Retail Store’s Inventory

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Your success as a retail business depends on your product lineup: selling the right items at the right price points at the right times to achieve profitability. Business Leadership business leaders business outcomes business tips Engagement Entrepreneur Entrepreneurial excellence Growth Improvement innovation Inspiration inventory Management online business online shopping retail small business Success

Hireology Research: The State of Retail Automotive Hiring Q3 2017

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Retail automotive continues to see 2017 as a milestone year. This research report outlines key findings in the the retail automotive hiring landscape, including: The overall need to attract and hire quality talent in retail automotive. A firsthand look at the applicant experience – including how applicants research retail automotive jobs and key criteria new employees looked for before accepting an offer.

3 Ways Disengaged Employees Impact the Retail Industry

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When it comes to driving repeat purchases in retail, customer experience is just as important as price, if not more so. With your employees at the forefront, bringing positive or not-so-positive experiences to your customers, it’s important for retail leaders to work with a highly engaged team. The retail industry saw 28% of global consumers switch due to poor customer service in 2013, compared to 22% in 2012.

AssuredPartners Announces Promotion within Retail Operations

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AssuredPartners is pleased to announce the promotion of Joe Guercio to Chief Operating Officer of Retail. Joe will focus on driving operational excellence across 10 retail regions while designing and establishing systems and policies to promote a unified operating structure. Joe’s new role is effective January 1, 2022 and will report directly to Randy Larsen, AssuredPartners President of Retail.

New eBook: Planning for People in Retail Automotive

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This post includes an excerpt from our eBook on planning for people in retail automotive. Automotive Blog eBooks Automotive Industry Automotive News eBook Retail AutomotiveDownload the full eBook using the link at the bottom of this preview. The automotive industry has experienced a sales boom since 2013, as more jobs, low interest rates and low gas prices have fueled automotive sales.

4 Ways to Smooth Out the Process of Distributing Your Goods to Retailers

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Distribution is a huge part of any business that deals in physical goods. People usually refer to it as a chain using multiple links. These links have to sync with one another to provide the best service.

Survey: Retail Auto Dealers Struggle with a Broken Hiring Process

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Each year, retail auto dealers spend more than $512 million to hire new people. HR & HR Technology Hiring Tips Automotive Industry News automotive hiring Retail Automotive Dealership HiringBut is that money being invested wisely? A new Hireology and DrivingSales HR Practices survey reveals that the hiring process is broken. According to the survey, dealers are wrestling with major challenges in their hiring practices, including the quality of their hires.

Assessing the Full Impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma on Retail Automotive

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The economic impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma is among the largest of any natural disaster and retail automotive is one of the hardest hit industries in the wake of the storms. With car buyers in Texas and Florida rushing to replace their vehicles, among other factors, the retail automotive industry saw a 6.3% Automotive Blog Automotive News Retail AutomotiveFirst and foremost, we hope all who have been impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are safe and sound.

5 ways to improve employee health and wellness in the retail industry

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When we consider which occupations pose a risk to employee health, retail positions don’t ordinarily come to mind. However, the OSHA category that includes retail workers suffers the second-highest number of on-the-job injuries and fatalities of all industry sectors. Fatalities in retail work are almost exclusively the result of assaults and violent acts, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control.

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Start Incorporating Tech In Retail Or You’ll Get Left In The Dust

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Some people thought that simple brick-and-mortars businesses, like retailers, were impervious to change. Only now, tech is making its … Continue reading Start Incorporating Tech In Retail Or You’ll Get Left In The Dust. Business Technology business outcomes business tips customer Customer Experience excellence Growth Improvement innovation Inspiration retail small business store tech technologyTechnology and business go hand-in-hand.

Event Recap: Elevate 2018, Retail Automotive’s Only Human Capital Management Summit

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Elevate 2018 , the only retail automotive summit dedicated to human capital management, is officially a wrap. As profit margins decrease and personnel-related costs increase in retail automotive, dealers need to identify new ways to remain profitable. Leading up to the full-day event on October 2, Hireology hosted a Customer Advisory Board with more than a dozen retail automotive customers on October 1.

Keeping Your Edge As An Online Retailer

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This isn’t because their business model or idea is a … Continue reading Keeping Your Edge As An Online Retailer. We live in a world that is continually moving toward a digital platform. Everywhere you go, there are smartphones, iPads, tablets, laptops and different methods of online communication. It’s to a point now, that if a business isn’t online, they’re not going to progress successfully.

Retail will continue downward spiral with major job losses in 2021

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The industries hit hardest by the pandemic induced lockdowns are retail, automobiles, hospitality, oil and airlines and travel. The Centre for Retail Research has estimated that up to 200,000 jobs in retail could vanish in 2021. The pandemic year 2020 saw a loss of more than 176,000 retail jobs and a larger number of losses are expected this year as shops continue to struggle under lockdowns, the research company warns.

Announcing Elevate 2019: The First and Only People Strategy Summit in Retail Automotive

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Hireology is excited to announce our third annual retail automotive people strategy summit, Elevate, happening in Chicago on September 18, 2019. Elevate will take place in partnership with the annual Automotive News Retail Forum: Chicago event. During the Retail Forum, Automotive News will announce its annual list of Best Dealerships to Work For.

Why 2019 is the Year of the Job Applicant in Retail Automotive

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Below, we’ve outlined several reasons why 2019 is the year of the job applicant in retail automotive – and how your dealership can attract quality candidates to support your business success. Few Job Seekers Are Interested in Retail Automotive Careers. In many cases, this is because they have a misconception of working in retail automotive. Because of this, you need to put in the effort to change the perception of working in retail automotive and secure top talent.

Retail: How to Keep Your Customers Coming Back

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Running any business should be all about the customer, but this applies in particular to the retail sector. For retail businesses, the importance of keeping the customer happy is paramount. It is no wonder that so many retail businesses follow […]. One of the reasons for this is the prevalence of face-to-face interaction with the client.

Why Attend Elevate? Get a First Look at Retail Automotive Applicant Research

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Our research touches on recent automotive hires and also surveys talent from other industries to see how they feel about the retail automotive world today and how current employees – inside and outside the dealership world – feel about dealership culture. And as the only event dedicated to retail automotive human capital management, Elevate is an incredible opportunity to meet 250 dealership leaders across the U.S.

Reaching Outside The Industry: The Need to Bring Fresh Talent Into Retail Automotive

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During Elevate 2017 , the first-ever retail automotive summit focused solely on human capital management, Hireology and Cox Automotive will exclusively present findings to a new research report, the 2017 Dealership Staffing Study. The findings include research from more than 1,000 dealerships, – getting insights from dealer principals, general managers, sales and technical professionals, as well as members of the workforce outside of retail automotive.

OSHA to Retailers: Make Black Friday Safer for Workers

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After the 2008 Black Friday tragedy, OSHA released an annual set of “Crowd Management Safety Guidelines” for retailers to follow. This contains safety guidelines for retail stores to prevent worker injuries and deaths. During the bustling holiday season, retail employees should not be put at risk of injury or death. The HR Digest urges retailers to take the time to adopt OSHA’s crowd control safety guidelines to prevent unnecessary trauma to retail workers.

Infographic: The Evolution of Retail Automotive Hiring

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The retail automotive industry – and the U.S. To kick off the new decade, we outlined several key milestones in retail automotive and the U.S. The Evolution of Retail Automotive Hiring. economy as a whole – have seen significant changes throughout the past decade. While the U.S.

National Speciality Retailer Transforms Onboarding for Its 50,000+ Annual New Hires

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When you’re a specialty retailer that prides itself on selling experiences to customers, the experience must first start with your employees. The retailer juggled nearly 100 different onboarding compliance forms across its five store brands—at a production cost of $250,000 annually—all while trying to avoid possible compliance and tax issues. the specialty retailer is now looking to expand the program to its stores in Canada. Situation.

National Speciality Retailer Transforms Onboarding for Its 50,000+ Annual New Hires

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When you’re a specialty retailer that prides itself on selling experiences to customers, the experience must first start with your employees. The retailer juggled nearly 100 different onboarding compliance forms across its five store brands—at a production cost of $250,000 annually—all while trying to avoid possible compliance and tax issues. the specialty retailer is now looking to expand the program to its stores in Canada. Situation.