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Can’t Find a Job in Retail? Think Again

Tuesday, 11 July 2017  
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We’ve heard the story over and over: Retailers by the bucket loads closing downs stores and doors, and sales assistants losing their jobs by the thousands.

In the last 12 months, Australian retail has had its downs. Retailers like Pumpkin PatchKit & AceDavid Lawrence, MarcsHerringbone, Rhodes and Beckett and most recently Topshop, closing stores down has seen thousands of job losses across the industry. And this, coupled with Amazon as a potential major disruptor in Australian retail, dubbed the “country killer” with its promises of lower prices and faster delivery, the analyst echo chamber keeps repeating: retail is heading for doom and gloom. Read more...