The Retail Productivity Boom

Steidtmann, Carl
October 2006
Convenience Store News;10/8/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p177
Trade Publication
The article discusses the falling employment in the retail trade. In retailing, the focus is presently on productivity. This has changed the business model for retailing. Technology has played a part at all levels in the retail trade. It has allowed retailers to grow their business without having to grow employment. This business model has its own disadvantages.


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