It’s The Most Wonderful Time of Year for US Retail Hires

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About 821,000 workers will be hired for retail seasonal jobs this year, up 11 percent from a year ago and the highest since records were started in 1990, estimates Michael Niemira, founder of economic forecasting firm The Retail Economist LLC.

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CEO Talk | Art Peck, Incoming Chief Executive Officer, Gap Inc.

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BoF speaks to Art Peck, incoming chief executive of Gap Inc., to discuss his 10 years of experience at the American fashion giant and his imminent take over from Glenn Murphy at a critical juncture in the company’s history, amidst a market landscape being reshaped by digital technology and fast-fashion competitors.

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