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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

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

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

Thomson ReutersA significant consequence of the downturn in brick-and-mortar retailing is that thousands of people are losing their jobs.  In May, ther.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 25th, 2017

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

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

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 22nd, 2017

Online Retail Boom Means More Warehouse Workers, And Robots To Accompany Them

On the outskirts of the Bay Area, farming communities are hoping that warehouse jobs tied to the e-commerce surge will boost the local economy. But automation is expected to take over many such.....»»

Category: topSource: nprJun 19th, 2017

THE BOTTOM LINE: Don’t worry about a tech bubble — worry about 1 million retail jobs instead

Business InsiderThis week: The tech sell-off of last Friday that continued into the beginning of this week left many people wondering.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 15th, 2017

Retail Apocalypse – Brick-and-mortar Retail Could Shed 1 Million Jobs: Barclays

Bri.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJun 8th, 2017