Retail Workers Are Quitting Their Jobs Like It’s 2007

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Retail Workers Are Quitting Their Jobs Like It's 2007

Wal-Mart’s announcement that it will raise its minimum wage came as the retail industry faces a rising number of workers quitting their jobs. Better pay is one way retailers can keep the people they already have, rather than constantly hiring new ones. View this image › BuzzFeed/Bureau of Labor Statistics / Via cloud.highcharts.com Here’s one […]

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Macy’s Is Making Its Own Version Of T.J. Maxx And Nordstrom Rack

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Macy's Is Making Its Own Version Of T.J. Maxx And Nordstrom Rack

The “off-price” channel, home of discounted designer goods, is the place to be in retail. Macy’s plans to pilot a new off-price chain as well as expand its Bloomingdale’s outlet locations. Macy’s Facebook Facebook: Macys TJ Maxx Facebook Facebook: tjmaxx   The success of T.J. Maxx and Nordstrom Rack is pulling Macy’s into the off-price […]

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How To Run Out Of Cash While Owning Half Of American Apparel

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How To Run Out Of Cash While Owning Half Of American Apparel

Dov Charney, the founder of American Apparel, told Bloomberg News that he’s “down to” his last $100,000 and sleeping on a friend’s couch. How is that possible? American Apparel founder Dov Charney made headlines today for telling Bloomberg News he’s down to his last $100,000 and sleeping on a friend’s couch on New York’s Lower […]

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American Apparel CEO Fights Back A Pro-Dov Charney Email Insurgency

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American Apparel CEO Fights Back A Pro-Dov Charney Email Insurgency

The company’s new CEO, Paula Schneider, recently responded to a series of mass emails sent to employees by an anonymous insider. The emails were critical of American Apparel’s new management and the hedge fund backing the company. View this image › American Apparel American Apparel may have fired its founder Dov Charney last year, but […]

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Staples Threatens To Fire Staff For Working More Than 25 Hours A Week

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Staples Threatens To Fire Staff For Working More Than 25 Hours A Week

In 2015, an Affordable Care Act provision requiring large employers to offer health insurance to staff working more than 30 hours a week kicked into effect. Now, some part-time staff at Staples say management has become extra vigilant about limiting their hours. View this image › Notice in a Staples store / Via Photo submitted […]

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