Over a million retail workers lost their jobs over the past decade, but Wall Street might be just as much to blame as the retail apocalypse

More than 1.3 million retail workers lost their jobs at the hands of private equity firms over the past decade, according to a report published Wednesday by the non-profit organization United For Respect. The report found that 597,000 total people lost their jobs at companies owned by private equity firms [...]

2019-07-25T23:36:37+00:00July 25th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Is Amazon the Sears of a new generation?

It’s been said many times before that the evolution and ultimate rise of Amazon could be compared to that of the legendary American retailer Sears. Both companies created a new business model where there was none, founded on the principle of bringing the store to the customer. For Amazon, that [...]

2019-01-21T16:47:54+00:00January 21st, 2019|Tags: , , |