The National Retail Federation (NRF) calculated retail employment was down 6,700 in February 2014, yet up 205,500 year-over-year.
Cerberus Capital Managament, which owns Albertsons, won the bid for Safeway.
Shopper activity cooled off in February 2014 as a result of extremely cold weather across the country.
Nike's store in University Village, Seattle, was created as a sanctuary for athletes. The goal is present in every detail in the 6,247-sq.-ft. store, including this quote from company co-founder Bill Bowerman that is painted onto the bleacher board behind the cash wrap: "There's no such thing as bad weather, just soft people." More ...
Data-Driven Retail Fuels Demand for More High-Tech Skills
By Mark Ledbetter, SAP
The changing nature of retail combined with an ever-greater reliance on data is forcing retailers to adjust their workforce and employee skill sets accordingly.
By Dwayne Melancon, chief technology officer, Tripwire
Increasingly, HVAC and other building management systems in retail stores are connected to the Internet. And as recent events have shown, such systems (often called “smart systems”) also raise big security implications. More ....
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