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Andy Miller, CEO of BrainWorks – A member of the Sanford Rose Associates® network of offices, Featured in Monster, 2017 Holiday Hiring Outlook: Hire Early
Plano, TX | 9/21/2017
By: John Rossheim
Retailer sales in 2017 will grow 3.7 percent to 4.2 percent in 2017, according to the National Federation of Retailers. Online retail is expected to triple that overall rate, climbing by 8 percent to 12 percent this year. So the stage is set for a stellar holiday retail season — as long as retailers can find enough of the right workers to make it happen.
Some fundamentals of retail never change. “Retailers need to figure out how to capture and stay relevant to customers,” says Andrew Miller, CEO of staffing firm BrainWorks Inc.
The big winners in the 2017 holiday season will be those that excel in customer convenience, in-store as well as online, provide superior service and operate efficiently enough to keep their pricing competitive.
Read more: https://hiring.monster.com/hr/hr-best-practices/recruiting-hiring-advice/acquiring-job-candidates/2017-holiday-hiring.aspx