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The retail apocalypse is killing jobs, and it"s left "the economy vulnerable to an adverse shock"

Seph Lawless The retail apocalypse has led to a flurry of ret.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 14th, 2017

The retail apocalypse is creating a "rolling crisis" that is rippling through the US economy

REUTERS/Max RossiRetailers are closing thousands of stores and going bankrupt at a rate not seen since the recession, and tens of thousands of people are losing their jobs as a result. The effects .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 17th, 2017

We just got more proof the retail apocalypse is only getting worse

Jasper Juinen/Getty ImagesThe headline payroll number from the US jobs report released Friday was disappointing, with only 98,000 jobs added to the economy, well short of the 180,000 expected by econo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 7th, 2017

The jobs report proved the retail apocalypse is only getting worse

Jasper Juinen/Getty ImagesThe headline payroll number from the US jobs report released Friday was disappointing, with only 98,000 jobs added to the economy, well short of the 180,000 expected by econo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 7th, 2017

Jobs report misses expectations, unemployment rate holds at 17-year low

Brian Snyder/Reuters The US economy created 148,000 jobs in December, fewer than economists had forecast.  The retail sector lost the most jobs amid a wave of store closures.  .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 5th, 2018

Jobs report misses, unemployment rate holds at 17-year low

Brian Snyder/Reuters The US economy added 148,000 jobs in December, fewer than expected, according to a report Friday from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  A plunge in retail jobs, by 20,300, weighed on the labor market as brick-and-mort.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 5th, 2018

Retail Apocalypse and Gold

Retail stores have been disappearing from the U.S. economy in 2017. What does it mean for the gold market?.....»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesDec 21st, 2017

The retail apocalypse is disproportionately affecting women— and nobody knows why

AP/Andy Kropa Women accounted for most retail jobs lost in 2017, according to an analysis of the Bureau Lab.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 18th, 2017

The economy"s biggest mystery – paychecks just aren"t growing

The 228,000 jobs created formed a solid foundation, but the moribund 2.5 percent wage growth left many scratching their heads......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 9th, 2017

This dramatic chart shows how the retail apocalypse is affecting jobs across the country

Jasper Juinen/Getty ImagesOnline shopping now accounts.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 5th, 2017

The executive Steve Jobs hired to develop Apple Stores says reports of a retail apocalypse are "ridiculous" (AAPL)

Business InsiderWhen Steve Jobs wanted Apple to develop a line of retail stores, he hired George Blankenship. Under his watch, 165 Apple Stores would open nationwide — including the iconic cube on New York's Fifth Avenue. Despite.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 4th, 2017

Williams-Sonoma CEO: Amazon isn"t "killing retailers" and we aren"t in a "retail apocalypse" (WSM)

Getty / Spencer PlattWilliams-Sonoma's CEO .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 14th, 2017

Can Retail Actually Grow Holiday Jobs This Year?

The strength of retail sales in the fourth quarter of each year is a benchmark for how well the U.S. consumer economy is doing. Over the past ten years, the number of jobs added by retailers has been........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 13th, 2017

The retail apocalypse isn"t all Amazon"s fault

REUTERS/Abhishek N. ChinnappaRetail stocks have been annihilated recently, despite the economy eking out growth. The fundamentals of the retail business look horrible: Sales are stag.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 27th, 2017

Capitol Report: The Amazon economy: As many transportation and warehouse jobs as retail ones created in July

Call it the Amazon economy: as many transportation and warehouse jobs were created in July as retail ones, according to data released Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 4th, 2017

We visited Amazon"s chaotic jobs fair and found a troubling insight about the American economy (AMZN)

Sarah Jacobs On Wednesday, Amazon hosted a colossal, nation-wide jobs fair it billed as the largest in the US. In an effort to fill 50,000 warehouse jobs at the company, the online retail giant invited people across the county to.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 3rd, 2017

We visited Amazon"s chaotic jobs fair and found a troubling insight about the American economy

Sarah Jacobs On Wednesday, Amazon hosted a colossal, nation-wide jobs fair it billed as the largest in the US. In an effort to fill 50,000 warehouse jobs at the company, the online retail giant invited pe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 3rd, 2017

Outside the Box: Economy needs to create 4.4 million more jobs

It’s not just white working class men who have been left behind by our economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 31st, 2017

It’s Not Just Amazon’s Fault. Changing Consumer Habits Are Killing Old Retail Biz

Retail stocks have been annihilated recently, despite the economy eking out growth. The fundamentals of the retail business look horrible: Sales are stagnating and profitability is getting worse with every passing quarter. Pa.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 28th, 2017

DealBook: E-Commerce as a Jobs Engine? One Economist’s Unorthodox View

The common refrain is that Amazon and other e-tailers are killing retail jobs, but one new statistical analysis begs to differ......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 10th, 2017

A key portion of the retail apocalypse has been going on for decades

A significant consequence of the downturn in brick-and-mortar retailing is that thousands of people are losing their jobs......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 26th, 2017