Retail Jobs Are Undergoing A Fundamental Shift – But That Doesn’t Mean They’re Getting Better

by MR Magazine Staff

Retail jobs are some of the lowest-paying jobs in the private sector. According to a May 2017 report from Glassdoor, only the four top-paying retailers — Costco, Nordstrom, Whole Foods, and Tiffany & Co. — pay their cashiers and associates wages that are at or above the poverty level for a family of four, as calculated by the US Department of Health and Human Services. That’s changed in recent years, with retailers like Walmart and Target bumping up (or planning to bump up) wages for their lowest-paid employees, and other employers touting their better treatment of workers. But even the good retail jobs have their flaws, it seems, as many workers are feeling the pressures that come with a changing retail landscape. Read more at Business Insider.