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What the Retail Industry Needs to Get and Keep Employees

Business Acumen: Retail Industry

“Mom, I want noodles - the bow tie kind”, begged my four year old. I responded with a “Sorry, kiddo - no noodles today - the store was out”. Now…this may not seem like a big deal for most of you…but if you knew the obsession my child has with buttered noodles, you’d understand the dread that rained over me when I was staring at that empty wall at our local grocery store.

At this point, I think most of us, not just my picky four-year old, have felt the effects in one way or another of the supply chain issues and worker shortages that have been plaguing the US for the last year. I mean, c’mon, you can barely drive down the road without seeing a big sign offering a $1,000+ si