Social & Organisational Research Blog
Retail Employment: BRC
- Retail employment rose by 1.8% in the first quarter of 2013 compared with a year earlier, driven entirely by part-time workers and predominantly in food retailers.
- In the first quarter of 2013, the number of outlets rose by 1.4%, having fallen in the previous quarter.
- In March, there were 253 more stores in our sample compared with March last year, driven entirely by food retailers.
- Four in five retailers intend to increase or keep staffing levels unchanged in the next three months.