Susan Buice

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Lidl to enter US market

Lidl is planning to move into the US market. While the retailer is currently represented in 26 European countries, the company is starting to look at …

More Than 50% Of Fashion And Retail Workers Dislike Their Jobs

Out of the 1,300 fashion and retail professionals who participated in the survey, less than half (48%) reported being satisfied with their current positions, and 86% said they're open to making a career move in the next year.<p>Job satisfaction and loyalty were also low last year.<p>The survey included …

The National Retail Federation Pushes Retail Careers

Retailers facing the threat of a nationwide walkout at brand name chains ranging from McDonalds restaurants to Sears and Dollar Tree are fighting …

Former Victoria's Secret Employee Reveals The Three Worst Things About The Job

The woman, who wished to remain anonymous, first posted about her experience on Quora. We reached out to her find out a bit more.<p>While the worker stressed that Victoria's Secret was often a "fun and glamorous place" full of fun people, she told us that the job also had its pitfalls.<p>She said these …

The top 10 myths about working retail – at the holidays and beyond

Over 1 in 10 US jobs is in retail trade. The notion that these workers are mostly young, lazy and unskilled is false<p>Myth 1: Most retail workers are teenagers or young adults who do not really need the money<p>Reality: The average age of a retail worker is 37 years old (pdf), and more than half of …

10 jobs poised for explosive growth (Hint: they don't pay much) - Economy

The job market is gradually improving, but it's still tough out there for the 11 million Americans who remain unemployed. Wouldn't it be great to just look into a crystal ball and see the jobs that will have the greatest demand for workers in the next decade?<p>Thankfully, the Labor Department did …

The Fastest-Growing Jobs of This Decade

Hospital rooms, shopping floors, and fast-food counters: This is where the future of U.S. employment lives. We think.<p>Hospital rooms, shopping floors, and fast-food counters: This is where the future of U.S. employment lives. We think.<p>But there are two catches. Here's the first. Healthcare spending …

Retail, jobs data show struggling economy

Slumping for a second month, retail sales dropped 0.4% in January, missing analysts’ expectations of a 0.1% decline, and casting gloom over forecasts …

Sony Closing 20 Retail Stores, Cutting 1,000 Jobs In US

Sony is closing 20 of its 31 US retail stores according to the company, and laying off 1,000 workers.<p>The job cuts are part of a broader strategy to cut 5,000 jobs globally, spin off the struggling TV division, and get out of the PC business altogether.<p>“While these moves were extremely tough, they …

Three Reasons Why Robots Will Start Replacing Retail Workers

And the move to artificial intelligence could happen much sooner than we think, Doug Stephens, founder of industry website Retail Prophet and author of "The Retail Revival: Re-Imagining Business for the New Age of Consumerism" told Business Insider.<p>"I fully expect to see Wal-Mart, Kohl's, Target, …

Why a Military Veteran’s ‘Frustrating’ Job Interview With Macy’s Has the Internet in an Uproar

A woman from Madera, Calif., claims she was discriminated against during a job interview at Macy’s in Fresno. It wasn’t due to the fact that she is a woman, she says it was because she’s a military veteran.<p>Army Specialist Kayla Reyes, 21, returned home from Afghanistan after a nearly year-long …

Retail, service and hospitality jobs: hard work but 'no shame'

Four young people share their stories of working in low-wage jobs, from Party City to McDonald's to coffee shops and groceries<p>"Here, put your ear right here," Caroline Albanese says, pointing at her wrist. As you get closer, you can hear the bones in her wrist make a strange click, click, click as …

Walmart, Tesco and Costco among retailers responding to revelations of slavery in prawn supply chains

Global retailers condemn human trafficking, with some saying they were aware of reports of slavery and are trying to tackle it<p>• Revealed: Asian slave labour producing prawns for supermarkets in US, UK<p>The Thai food giant CP Foods says it sells prawns to many leading supermarkets in the US, UK and …