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With more retailers using online recruiting methods like NRF’s upcoming Virtual Career Fair to hire great talent, job seekers want to know: How can I successfully connect with a retail recruiter online? We reached out to Macy’s recruiting team to find out. Here are eight ways to make a meaningful “virtual” connection with  recruiters: Introduce […]

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You’ve heard of omnichannel retailing – now meet the “omnichannel recruiter.” Much as retailers are working to create a seamless shopping experience from store to computer to smartphone, retail recruiters are now using the full range of digital channels to fill job openings. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were more than 350,000 […]

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Consumers don’t think about shopping and say, “I want an omnichannel experience.” But their expectation is that shopping will be seamless between stores and devices. So if omnichannel is an industry-created term, what does it mean? At Retail’s BIG Show, executives from Macy’s, Kohl’s, Hudson Bay and GS1 tried to answer that question. While retailers […]

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Recruiting and retaining their company’s next generation of leaders is a top priority of nearly every retail CEO I speak with. Recognizing that getting college students interested in retail careers is hugely important in shaping the future of our industry, NRF has launched a number of new initiatives to help students understand retail careers and […]

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Looking to be inspired by a career in retail? You should have stopped by the Student Program at Shop.org Summit. Five retail industry leaders took the stage in front of nearly 300 students and left no stone unturned. It was an eye-opening 90-minutes. Sona Chawla, president of e-commerce at Walgreens, mentioned that retail can seem […]

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The retail industry is always changing, always evolving. That’s what we love about it, right? But the always-changing technology and the need to quickly adapt new customer engagement techniques means employee training is of greater importance – particularly at the store level. STORES focused on this very topic a few weeks back. They hosted a […]

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Green is the new black in retail. And it has been for years. More than ever these days, shoppers are paying attention to businesses that choose to make sustainable choices when it comes to product development, community initiatives, business practices and even retail models. According to Edelman’s Good Purpose survey, “at least monthly” purchases of […]

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It’s hard to think of New York City and not think of shopping. In fact, many of NRF’s members have flagship stores in the Big Apple. In anticipation of Retail’s BIG Show 2013, we asked several of our board members and New York City leaders to talk about a few of the iconic brands that […]

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In retail, it takes more than awesome products and great brand names to make profits – it takes great people. As we kick off a new year, we can expect HR executives to put more focus into training and development to make their all-star cast of employees even greater. According to the latest installment of […]

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When it comes to the economy, there’s no question that millions of people have had their share of the good, the bad and the ugly. Years of stubbornly high unemployment, fluctuating home values, stagnant income growth and unpredictable retail sales continue to drive the conversation. Last holiday season food and apparel prices were higher than most were […]

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