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NRF 2017: Frictionless Workforce Management

NRF 2017: Frictionless Workforce Management Frictionless retail was a hot topic at the National Retail Federation’s Big Show 2017. It seemed like every booth, from supply chain vendors to point-of-sale providers, demonstrated technology to eliminate barriers and streamline the customer’s path to purchase. While retailers may be driving [...]

NRF’s Big Show Hits the Big Apple

NRF’s Big Show Hits the Big Apple NEW YORK — Retailers from across the globe gathered in New York City this week for Retail’s BIG Show 2017, the annual innovation and technology conference of the National Retail Federation (NRF). This year’s show, held Jan. 15-17 at the Jacob [...]

Does Your Restaurant Create or Solve Problems for the Customer?

Does Your Restaurant Create or Solve Problems for the Customer? On Monday, Jan. 16, NRF hosted a keynote session titled: "Setting the Table with Danny Meyer – How Focusing on Hospitality Creates Deep Customer Connections." Meyer began the session with a statistic: New York City has approximately [...]

WorkJam Releases Task Management to Further Extend Its Digital Workplace Platform

WorkJam Releases Task Management to Further Extend Its Digital Workplace Platform Mobile-first retail suite provides enterprise-ready task management with integrated communication and engagement tools New York, NY — January 16, 2017 – WorkJam, the Digital Workplace Platform, today unveiled at the NRF Retail Big Show in New York, [...]

Scheduling Reform Pushes Its Way into the Retail Industry

Scheduling Reform Pushes Its Way into the Retail Industry Retail employers should consider flexible schedules and recognition to reduce the turnover of hourly employees, said one expert. The holiday season means a lot of things to the retail industry, including an influx of hourly employees and [...]

Overtime Rule Delay Gives Opportunity to Fix Scheduling Practices

Overtime Rule Delay Gives Opportunity to Fix Scheduling Practices The ruling by a federal district court judge in Texas that placed an injunction on the Department of Labor's (DOL's ) overtime rule revision, halting it from taking effect on Dec. 1, has created confusion about what might come [...]