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How to Improve Company Relationships with Employees

As we approach the end of 2016, we are going to present some of the most popular of the more than 1,500 posts that have appeared on Retailing A to Z. Today, we cover the need for retailers to do … Continue reading

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More Senior Women Executives Emerging in Retailing

After a very long period in which men have dominated the senior executive positions in retailing, more women have now ascended to top positions. As Laura Heller writes for FierceRetail: “Change has been slow to come to retail. And that is … Continue reading

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A Professional Etiquette Quiz: How Do You Fare?

As defined by businessdictionary.com, general etiquette encompasses “behaviors and expectations for individual actions within society, group, or class.” Professional (business) etiquette “involves treating coworkers and employers with respect and courtesy in a way that creates a pleasant work environment for … Continue reading

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Improving Company Relationships with Employees

Retailers face a huge amount of employee turnover — due to long hours and unappealing time schedules, some antagonistic customers, boredom, etc. This is one of the biggest problems in the industry. So what can be done to better motivate employees, … Continue reading

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