Is Retail Facing a Digital Talent Hiring Problem?


Is digital talent hiring becoming a problem for the retail and fashion industries? Via RetailWire.com: According to search firm 24 Seven Inc., one in four digital jobs in the fashion and retail industry have been left unfilled for five years or more, reflecting the challenges of recruiting, retaining and hiring digital talent. “It’s a very disruptiveContinue reading “Is Retail Facing a Digital Talent Hiring Problem?”

Holidays Merry for Retail Hiring in 2012


The 2012 holiday season was a certainly joyful one for retail workers. Despite continuing economic fears, as well as Superstorm Sandy and the presidential election, hiring soared to the highest level in six years, the Associated Press reports. Retailers added 728,300 jobs between October 1 and December 31. This was 10.3 percent higher than theContinue reading “Holidays Merry for Retail Hiring in 2012”

For the Holidays, Retailers See More In The Cloud


See on Scoop.it – Digital Human Resources News Everyone knows this is the best time of year retailers. For retailers using the cloud for e-commerce, this holiday could be one of the best. Analysts say e-commerce platforms have now become mandatory, essential software for any retailer, from a business-to-business or business-to-consumer company. Everyone is beginningContinue reading “For the Holidays, Retailers See More In The Cloud”

SMB Hiring: A Gameplan for Growth [Infographic]


Following the lead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday—two of the busiest shopping days of the holiday season—comes “Small Business Saturday.” The day after Black Friday is now reserved for those who shun the big box retailers, preferring use local merchants to complete their Christmas lists. This new shopping milestone is designed to promote theContinue reading “SMB Hiring: A Gameplan for Growth [Infographic]”

Half of Facebook Retailers Expect More Sales This Holiday Season


New “F-Commerce Facts” study from Payvment shows sellers are optimistic about holiday sales. Retailers are continuing to embrace Facebook Ads; increasing their use of Twitter and Pinterest to drive buyers to Facebook storefronts. The 2012 holiday season is expected to be enormous for online retailers, with Facebook storefronts reaping the biggest rewards. Facebook e-commerce platform Payvment surveyed over 1,000Continue reading “Half of Facebook Retailers Expect More Sales This Holiday Season”

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