People Don’t Want To Work At Stores Like Target And Macy’s, And It’s Creating A Huge Problem For The Industry

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The holiday season is creeping closer, but some of America’s biggest retailers could find themselves understaffed. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 757,000 retail-job openings across the US in July, which is about 100,000 more than a year ago. The number of openings surpassed the number of hires from March through June for the first time in a decade, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday. Target, JCPenney, Kohl’s, and Macy’s are all on the hunt for seasonal workers, but the low unemployment rate, combined with people wanting full-time jobs, means that there isn’t much supply to meet the demand. “There’s going to be a war for retail talent,” Andrew Challenger, vice president of outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc. told The Journal. Read more at Business Insider.

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