7-Eleven deploys Softsave human resources technology
Dallas 7-Eleven is deploying Softscape Inc.’s Softscape for Retail talent management solution to better align and manage its approximately 30,000 employees in the United States and Canada.
Softscape offers comprehensive human capital management solution, providing complete employee-lifecycle management, including a core system of record, in a single platform.
7-Eleven will use Wayland, Mass.-based Softscape’s Retail solution to initially manage performance management, 360 multi-rater feedback, succession planning, compensation management, incentive compensation and workforce analytics.
“In our thorough assessment of available options, we felt the Softscape product was superior, especially related to compensation management,” said Scott Hintz, 7-Eleven’s VP compensation.
Let the sunshine …
Purveyors of private brands like to talk about how their products are as good as or better than the national brand equivalents. Well, in the case of Target’s Up & Up brand sunscreen it has corroboration for such a claim from the July issue of Consumer Reports. The magazine examined various sunscreens and found Up & Up Sport in SPF 30 to have the highest ranking as well as one of the cost per ounce. Other brands in the order of their ranking included Walgreens, Banana Boat, Aveeno, Coppertone, No-Ad, Neutrogena, Badger, La Roche-Posay, Avon and Burt’s Bees.
CFDA honors fashion’s best
NEW YORK The Council of Fashion Designers of America honored Marc Jacobs as womenswear designer of the year as wll as Marcus Wainwright and David Neville for Rag & Bone as the menswear designer of the year at its annual awards ceremony.
Other honors went to Alexander Wang, Michael Kors and the late Alexander McQueen.