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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 [...]

Three Ways Wal-Mart’s Labor Scheduling Overhaul Will Transform Retail

Three Ways Wal-Mart's Labor Scheduling Overhaul Will Transform Retail Optimized scheduling is evolving once again in the retail space.  Not only must a retailer schedule the right person at the right place, time and budget to meet customer expectations, another factor is on the rise and is here [...]

3 Ways Retailers Can Ward Off Employee Theft

3 Ways Retailers Can Ward Off Employee Theft Retailers want to trust their workers, but employee theft remains an ongoing dilemma. According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 75 percent of employees have stolen from their workplace, and most are repeat offenders. To make matters worse, workers [...]