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MURTEC Restaurant Technology Conference 2023

MURTEC Restaurant Technology Conference 2023

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What does 2023 have in store for the retail industry? Talent shortages, cost of living, and more technology

What does 2023 have in store for the retail industry? Talent shortages, cost of living, and more technology

Years of difficulty and uncertainty in the retail industry have resulted in over half (53%) of retail employees currently feeling overworked and underappreciated, suggests new data from workforce management technology company Fourth.

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Restaurant labor shortages addressed with Fourth’s intelligent workforce management technology

Restaurant labor shortages addressed with Fourth’s intelligent workforce management technology

Fourth has announced that its integrated applications boost staff satisfaction and improve retention by 36%.

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The Hospitality Workforce Report Infographic

The Hospitality Workforce Report Infographic

Hospitality operators are currently facing a myriad of challenges, with rising energy and food prices, inflation and staff shortages significantly impacting profits and productivity.

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One in nine hospitality jobs still vacant as staffing crisis continues

One in nine hospitality jobs still vacant as staffing crisis continues

New surveys from CGA and Fourth highlight recruitment problems, high churn and rising payrolls ahead of crucial Christmas trading

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Christmas 2022: Is the ‘Golden Quarter’ at risk of losing its shine?

Christmas 2022: Is the ‘Golden Quarter’ at risk of losing its shine?

For many retailers, and retail employees, 2022 was going to be the year that put all the hardship of the pandemic and its subsequent lockdowns and surges, behind them. However, this has not been the case. In fact, for many, 2022 has been even harder.

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A view from the experts: The shape of retail 2023

A view from the experts: The shape of retail 2023

Post-pandemic, many retailers were hopeful for sustained growth and recovery. Instead, they face rising inflation, and a cost-of-living crisis, and have seen the day-to-day cost of running a brick-and-mortar store peak.

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The Shape of Retail 2023

The Shape of Retail 2023

Last year saw the retail industry navigate supply chain issues as a result of the ongoing fallout from the pandemic, spiralling inflation sparking a cost of living crisis, and a mounting energy crisis that impacted the day-to-day cost of running a brick-and-mortar store.

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KFC APAC Case Study

KFC APAC Case Study

KFC is a global Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) brand known for its finger-lickin’ good fried chicken. One of the secrets behind KFC’s success, is its focus on implementing reliable demand forecasting and inventory management processes, which have not always been an easy task.

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The 2022 Hospitality Workforce Report

The 2022 Hospitality Workforce Report

The hospitality industry has continued to battle its way through a myriad of issues since we released our last Hospitality Workforce Report in August, with spiralling energy costs, high inflation and market instability heavily impacting trading.

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Hospitality Workforce Update – November 2022

Hospitality Workforce Update – November 2022

The current economic climate has continued to challenge hospitality operators since we shared our last Hospitality Workforce Report in August, with spiralling energy and food costs, supply chain disruption and labour shortages threatening to impact profits.

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Fast-rising hospitality leaver rate piles pressure on recruitment and retention

Fast-rising hospitality leaver rate piles pressure on recruitment and retention

More staff are leaving jobs in hospitality now than at any time since the start of the pandemic. The latest data from Fourth, the industry’s leading provider of inventory and workforce management solutions, shows that 8.3% of the workforce left the sector between August and September.

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