The growth of e-commerce continues to wreak havoc on traditional retail and its workforce, with 5,300 store closings announced in the first half of 2017 and 64,000 job cuts expected. What will become of the 16 million Americans who work…
By PBS NewsHour
Warby Parker’s co-CEO explains why his e-commerce company is opening up brick-and-mortar stores even as traditional big-box retailers are shuttering theirs.
By Diane Lincoln Estes
Large retail chains are the target of frequent criticism for paying low wages and exploiting workers, but a new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research suggests that big-box stores have actually increased wages in the retail sector,…
By Simone Pathe
What do Costco, Trader Joe's, QuickTrip and Spanish supermarket Mercadona have in common? They treat labor as assets, says Zeynep Ton, author of "The Good Jobs Strategy," and therefore, avoid even bigger costs than labor.
By Zeynep Ton
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