How Retailers Can Adjust to the ‘Gig Economy’

STEVEN KRAMER | October 24, 2019

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The "gig economy" has taken the traditional hourly workforce by storm. 2019 has been a landmark year for the gig economy, with Lyft and Uber going public, and Postmates expected to do so in the near future. And with the number of gig workers forecast to keep growing, the traditional hourly workplace faces daunting competition for talent. According to the Gig Economy Data Hub, 30 percent of today’s workforce performs gig work. Many are choosing the flexibility of gigging over traditional hourly work as it allows employees to control their schedules through tech-enabled platforms. However, in the gig economy’s wake, many industries, such as retail, must scramble to fill and keep positions in stores.

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