NRF: Retail needs more qualified managers
USA Today: When it comes to careers, less than a third of college graduates think retailing has a good reputation, says the National Retail Federation. With fewer young people willing to consider entry-level retail jobs, there's a dearth of qualified and experienced retail executives. And few jobs in the retail industry are as critical to a company's success as the store manager. They must keep employees motivated and happy enough to show up, treat customers well — and sell, sell, sell.
Topics: Employee Training, Hiring and Retention, Pharmacy/Drugstores, Retail - Apparel, Retail - Automotive, Retail - Convenience Stores, Retail - Electronics, Retail - General, Retail - Home Center, Retail - Mall, Retail - Warehouse, Specialty Stores, Supermarkets & Grocery Stores