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IN THE NEWS: Associated Press

The retail industry “relied on a largely unskilled entry labor force. Now, it’s leaning more toward skilled people and competing with other sectors” like technology, said economist Frank Badillo, founder and director of research at MacroSavvy. This is an excerpt from...

 

IN THE NEWS: Richmond Times-Dispatch

“Kmart’s demise started more than 20 years ago as Walmart, Target and a range of retailers and, in some cases, whole new formats led by Costco and warehouse clubs stepped up rollouts of new brick-and-mortar stores nationwide,” said Frank Badillo, director...

 

IN THE NEWS: Associated Press

In the past decade, about one out of every seven jobs have vanished in the hardest-hit sectors like clothing and consumer electronics, says Frank Badillo, director of research at MacroSavvy LLC. Though department stores have suffered the most, smaller businesses also...