BRC: better but fewer retail jobs in the future

BRC: better but fewer retail jobs in the future

The increasing impact of ecommerce on retail means that the future will see fewer, but better, jobs in the industry in years to come, according to a recent British Retail Consortium report. The rate of change within the retail workforce is set to quicken as the digital revolution reshapes the industry, more property leases come up for renewal and the cost of labour goes up, while the cost of technology goes down. These effects could mean there are as many as 900,000 fewer jobs in retail by...
Tablets in decline as a second screen device

Tablets in decline as a second screen device

One thing that many attendees noted at last week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona was the relative lack of coverage for tablets – something which gives further fuel to the argument that tablets are falling from favor.