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Next week's Fed minutes along with housing data might cause turbulence.
H&M launched its first national recruiting campaign on Thursday to support its expansion in the United States, USA Today reports.
Facebook unveiled new standards for contracted workers at its vendors including a $15 minimum wage and paid time off.
Macy's on Tuesday lifted the lid on its new off-price business, its latest bid to reach a new set of shoppers.
Retailers are tapping into more unique tactics to get shoppers spending in their stores.
Female CEO pay, on average, outstrips pay to all the male CEOs of the 100 largest publicly held companies reports USA Today.
Cowen & Co. broke down which retailers pay the most rent per square foot, as well as which rake in the most sales per square foot.
April 13- New York's attorney general has sent letters to 13 national retailers, including Gap Inc, Target Corp and JC Penney Co Inc, about "on-call shifts" in which workers are told whether to report to work a day or less before a scheduled shift. A number of companies with stores in New York are requiring employees to check in by telephone, text message or email before...
April 13- New York's attorney general has questioned 13 national retailers, including Gap Inc, Target Corp and JC Penney, about "on-call shifts," a staffing practice that requires workers to find out just hours before their shift whether or not they need to report to work. Letters were also sent to Abercrombie& Fitch, J. Crew, L Brands Inc, Burlington Coat Factory, TJX Cos,...
The attorney general of New York is investigating scheduling practices by thirteen large retailers.
April 13- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has written to 13 retailers, including Gap Inc and Target Corp, questioning them about "on-call shifts," a staffing practice under which workers find out just hours before their shift whether or not they need to go in to work. Practices such as on-call scheduling may violate a New York law, according to the letter.
Are you ready for the trading sprint that is earnings season? Goldman Sachs is.
Jim Cramer reminds investors of the many gifts that go into their pocket when energy costs are lower, thanks to the low price of oil.
April 6- Domino's Pizza Inc will need to raise the minimum wage to get the "right people" to stay competitive, the pizza chain's chief executive said on Monday, less than a week after McDonald's Corp said it plans to raise the minimum wage for its U.S. workers. Retailers such as Target Corp, Wal-Mart Stores Inc and TJX Cos have also said they would raise worker pay.
*March job gains smallest since December 2013. WASHINGTON, April 3- U.S. employers added the fewest number of jobs in more than a year in March, the latest sign of weakness in the economy and one likely to further delay an anticipated interest rate increase by the Federal Reserve. Nonfarm payrolls rose 126,000 last month, less than half February's pace and the...
The jobs report is the latest in a string of data that suggest the Fed shouldn't get trigger happy on rates, this economist says.
WASHINGTON, April 3- U.S. employers added the fewest number of jobs in more than a year in March, which could heighten concerns over the recent slowdown in economic growth and delay an anticipated interest rate increase by the Federal Reserve. Nonfarm payrolls rose 126,000 last month, the smallest gain since December 2013, the Labor Department said on Friday.
*Payroll gains smallest since December 2013. WASHINGTON, April 3- U.S. employers added the fewest jobs in more than a year in March amid signs the economy was starting to take strain from a strong dollar and lower oil prices, which could delay an anticipated interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve. Nonfarm payrolls increased 126,000 last month, the...
*Nonfarm payrolls forecast rising 245,000 in March. WASHINGTON, April 3- U.S. job growth likely remained solid in March, which should allay fears over recent economic weakness and keep the Federal Reserve on course to start raising interest rates this year. The labor market has largely shrugged off a harsh winter, a buoyant dollar, weaker global demand and a...
The move will not apply to workers at franchisee-owned restaurants, which make up 90 percent of U.S. stores.