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4 Mistakes Retailers Make When Hiring

The top mistakes retailers are making in hiring that they must address in order to outlast the pandemic’s impact.

Walmart has turned two stores into labs centers to explore new solutions to operate stores as both physical shopping destinations and online fulfillment centers. From an augmented reality app, to contact-free checkout, learn what it’s testing.

Learn how convenience store chain Kum & Go's new digital workplace platform will help its more than 5,000 associates and managers with workforce communications and scheduling.

Learning how to look at a core business model through a new lens.

Best Buy's five-year partnering with Accenture is expected to advance its technology strategy, delivery and operations by furthering its work in data science, information security, product development, technology risk management and user experience design.

Whether businesses rely on remote workers or gradually bring their employees back into offices and workplaces, safe and contactless time and attendance systems can guarantee solid workforce management while preventing further spread of the coronavirus.

“With all of the challenges companies have faced this year, having the right workers, at the right location, at the right time while improving employee engagement and optimizing labor costs is critically important,” said Brennan.

Think big. Act small. Scale fast: Learn how Ocean Spray is able to do just that by marrying technology with cross-functional leadership.

As part of its seasonal hiring, Gap Inc. will fill roles for to meet the rising digital demand and need for contactless services across its Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic, Athleta, Intermix and Janie and Jack stores and brands.

In order to succeed during COVID-19, retailers must urgently develop mobile apps that ensure consumer and staff safety without sacrificing customer service or complicating operations.

Although labor has served as AutoZone’s largest expense, the retailer for years struggled with inflexible workforce management systems that were capped off by poor integrations.

Learn how the mattress brand and retailer took full control of the invoice lifecycle in order to centralize communications and collaboration.

Just a month after announcing it would sell its new headquarters and lean into remote working, REI has completed the sale of the 400,000-square-foot campus to Facebook.

On the heels of a Q2 beat, The Michaels Companies plans to hire over 16,000 seasonal positions to strengthen its buy-online, pickup in-store (BOPIS) team. Hear what the retailer had to say about its upcoming quarter and 353% e-commerce growth.

As you bring workers back into the fold, there area few steps you must take in order to ensure their safety and preserve their engagement.

Retail leaders urgently need to get closer to their customers and understand their changing needs in real-time. Successful sellers are accelerating digital e-commerce transformations, enabling hyper-personalized omnichannel experiences and reimagining the in-store experience.

Now more than ever, a harmonized, omnichannel sales approach, along with business transparency for both customers and employees, is mission critical for retailers to recover.

EG Group has implemented Reflexis’ Real-Time Task Manager and Q-Walk to help improve workforce communication and task execution.

REI is pursuing the sale of its corporate headquarters, making a move that’s reflective of today’s new work environment.

As retailers reopen, corporate leadership must consider changes to their operations and workflows in order to keep store associates and shoppers safe.

Zebra Technologies Corporation intends to acquire Reflexis Systems, Inc., a privately-held, provider of intelligent workforce management, execution, and communication solutions for organizations in the retail, food service, hospitality and banking industries.

VIEW ON-DEMAND! Date: August 27th at 2:00 PM EDT Discover how AutoZone, a leading auto parts retailer with over 6,000 stores, improved labor compliance and optimized labor scheduling by implementing intelligent workforce management across all stores. Tom Newbern, Executive Vice President o

Walmart is bringing its Ask Sam machine learning-powered voice assistant app over from Sam’s Club, and has expanded its capabilities to include details about COVID-19.

Latvian retail chain Maxima has selected workforce management provider Reflexis Systems to improve its store productivity and efficiency.

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