August 6, 2013

Forever 21 has tapped workforce management solution-provider Kronos Inc. for a global solution to address multinational needs and standardize the specialty retailer’s brand experience delivery across the world.

March 15, 2013

Retailers are putting an increased emphasis and value on how and when they use their workforce. And in doing so, they are on the right path, according to research from The Wharton School. The study found the associate payroll was the most important factor in determining revenue. A mere additional dollar (properly applied) on labor could reap rewards of $4 to $28 in return.

October 5, 2012

Chelmsford, Mass. -- The Kronos Retail Labor Index (RLI) rose to 4.5% in September, the highest reading in four years. (The Index is defined as the ratio of hires to applications within a given month, expressed as a percentage. A level of 3.0% means that for every 100 applications received, three hires occurred.)

September 6, 2012

A report released Thursday by workforce management solution-provider Kronos Inc. found that retail experienced gains in job applications and hiring during the month of August.

August 15, 2012

Kronos Inc. said Wednesday that Hispanic department store chain Curacao is using a comprehensive workforce management solution from Kronos to control labor costs and improve customer satisfaction.

July 24, 2012

Workforce management solution-provider Kronos Inc. said that United Supermarkets has expanded its relationship with Kronos after achieving a seven-figure savings through the deployment of a Kronos labor planning tool in conjunction with the workforce management solution.

July 2, 2012

British fashion retailer New Look has selected workforce management solutions from Kronos Inc. to maximize labor productivity and increase sales conversion rates in its 670 stores in the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, and Belgium.

May 7, 2012

Hannaford Bros. Co., the second-largest New England-based supermarket chain, has enhanced its workforce management suite of solutions from Kronos Inc.

April 6, 2012

The Retail Labor Index released by Kronos Inc. indicated that applications for retail jobs are waning.

March 1, 2012

The Kronos Retail Labor Index released by the company showed that retail hiring is on the rise, even as fewer people seek jobs in the retail sector.

January 31, 2012

Workforce management solution-provider Kronos Inc. said Tuesday that Wokingham, U.K.-based Sainsbury’s has selected the Kronos solution to control labor costs and improve workforce productivity.

January 16, 2012

Kronos Inc. said that Family Dollar is using its suite of workforce management solutions to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve productivity of more than 55,000 Family Dollar employees across 7,000 stores.

October 11, 2011

A report released by Kronos said that the retail hiring levels have reached the highest mark in nearly three years.

June 20, 2011

Cavender Stores, which specializes in western wear and cowboy boots for the entire family, has built an enviable reputation — and a loyal following — by delivering quality merchandise and top-notch customer service. Its sales associates are key to the success of Cavender’s in-store customer experience. 

February 7, 2011

Kronos on Monday announced the release of its Retail Labor Index, which showed a February increase to 4.2% from 3.85% in January.

January 11, 2011

Kronos said Monday that fashion accessory retailer Charming Charlie has selected Kronos’ end-to-end workforce management solution to sustain growth, increase productivity and improve employee retention.

December 10, 2010

Kronos announced the December release of the Kronos Retail Labor Index, analyzing the relationship between the demand and supply sides of the labor market within the U.S. retail sector.

December 1, 2010

Senior editor Katherine Field talked with Liz Moughan, senior manager of retail marketing for Kronos Inc., about workforce management trends and solutions and how retailers can shore up this key area of their business.

October 20, 2010

Century 21 Department Stores has chosen Kronos’ selection and hiring solution to manage the end-to-end hiring process for its 3,500 employees.

October 19, 2010

Century 21 Department Stores has chosen Kronos’ selection and hiring solution to manage the end-to-end...

August 1, 2010

Workforce management solution-provider Kronos announced it has introduced a new user experience based on Rich...

June 27, 2010

Employee absence costs organizations the equivalent of 36% of their base payroll on average, according...

March 29, 2010

Kronos said Tuesday that Gertrude Hawk Chocolates is using Kronos for time and attendance, human...

October 13, 2009

Workforce management solution-provider Kronos said Wednesday it has acquired the assets of time-and-attendance software vendor...