April 7, 2016

L Brands' Victoria’s Secret division had a record year in 2015, which is why chairman and CEO Leslie Wexner believes now is the best time to narrow the brand’s focus and simplify the operating model to drive long-term growth.

April 5, 2016

PayPal announced it is cancelling plans to open a new operations center in North Carolina after the state passed a law that many see as restricting protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

April 4, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up an appeal from Wal-Mart Stores to throw out a class action judgment over its treatment of workers in Pennsylvania, Reuters reported.

April 1, 2016

For many business owners, the ongoing feud for control of the Republican Party has largely come, unfortunately, at their expense.

April 1, 2016

March was a solid month for U.S. job makers, with retailers leading the way.

April 1, 2016

In a move that will directly impact retail and fast-food chains, California legislatures approved a plan to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022, which will give the state the highest minimum wage in the nation.

March 30, 2016

Macy’s CEO and other top executives are feeling the pain of the chain’s disappointment financial performance in 2015.

March 29, 2016

In a history-making move that would have a direct impact on the retail industry and food service sector, the state of California has moved closer to raising the statewide minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022.

March 25, 2016

Hy-Vee invested $3.6 million in a new training center for employees and to serve as a headquarters for the Hy-Vee Aisles Online, the company's online grocery division, KCCI Des Moines reported earlier this week. "We are excited to have a creative environment and innovative tools to help grow our future store leaders," stated Denise Broderick, VP education/training for Hy-Vee. "We understand that growing and improving our workforce is crucial to our company’s continued success. This center for education and training shows our dedication and investment in our employees." ( KCCI Des Moines)  

March 18, 2016

Should Walmart and Costco be required to pay employees the same minimum wage?

March 14, 2016

The technology department at Nordstrom continues getting smaller.

March 9, 2016

AutoZone is hiring more than 10,000 employees for its busiest selling season of the year.

March 4, 2016

The 2,200 unit Bridgestone Retail Operations chain of automotive stores is drawing inspiration from a gold medal winning Olympic sprinter to help accelerate its performance.

March 4, 2016

Costco Wholesale Corp. is raising entry-level wages for its hourly workers for the first time since 2007.

March 4, 2016

As part of a leveling of its technology spending, Nordstrom Inc. has made a reduction in its technology personnel.

March 4, 2016

A strong report on Friday from the Labor Department shows that retail employment was up 51,100 jobs in February on the heels of a gain of 52,100 in January.

March 3, 2016

Both Wegmans and Publix were named to Fortune's 2016 top-100 list of "Best Companies to Work For," and both grocers - the only retail pharmacy operators on the list - have placed in the top 100 for the past 19 consecutive years.

March 1, 2016

Nebraska Furniture Mart needs everything under control to compete with larger chains, and is ensuring some of its most basic functions are running as smoothly as possible.

March 1, 2016

A new form of wage theft has recently been identified, where employers misclassify employees’ schedules in order to shift the business expenses associated with scheduling to the employee. Illegal misclassification schemes have been around for decades.

February 29, 2016

Sales has come a long way. Gone are the days of door-to-door and the other tired sales methods. And salespeople? They’ve evolved, too.

February 22, 2016

Wayfair is opening a new customer service center in Texas as it scales operations to service its rapidly growing customer base.

February 17, 2016

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores has added some human resources heft to its executive ranks.

February 17, 2016

Walmart is the target of a lawsuit that could  provide an answer to the quesition as to whether anti-gay discrimination is a form of sex discrimination, according to Bloomberg. If a settlement isn’t reached in the case, which goes to mediation on Feb. 22, it will go to trial in federal court in Massachusetts. “Legal experts, civil rights advocates specializing in anti-gay and gender-identity bias, and employment lawyers who defend large companies say whatever the outcome, the case against Walmart could help set a precedent by expanding the definition of sex discrimination,” Bloomberg reported. [Bloomberg]

February 3, 2016

The Home Depot is gearing up for the busy spring selling season with the hire of more than $80,000 seasonal employees.