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What retail workers want you to know before you go shopping on Black Friday

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Retail workers told Insider they expect this year's Black Friday to be busier than ever. Mario Tama/Getty Images
Black Friday is traditionally a day of great deals, crowded stores, and chaotic shopping.
Writer Jenn Morson spoke to retail workers around the country about what they wish Black Friday shoppers knew.
They said they wished people were more empathetic and understanding that they can't meet every single shopper's demands.
Black Friday is the shopping equivalent of an Olympic sport. In American homes, as soon as the turkey coma has worn off, scores of deal-seekers head out on...
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A Colorado liquor store owner says workers are quitting after one shift if they don't like it, knowing they can get a new job on their lunch break

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Photo of a help wanted sign along Middle Country Road in Selden on July 20, 2021. Thomas A. Ferrara/Newsday RM/Getty Images
The owner of a liquor store in Fort Collins, Colorado says he is struggling to retain workers.
It's so easy to find other work that some people are leaving after one shift to go elsewhere, he tells the Coloradoan.
For the first time in years, retail workers have more bargaining power in the labor market.
The owner of a liquor store in Fort Collins, Colorado, said the labor market in the US is so competitive that retaining workers is almost an impossible task. In an...
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