January Kronos Retail Labor Index – Kind of happy days are here again?

The Kronos Retail Labor Index increased slightly from 3.84 percent in November to 3.85 percent in December.  Holiday season hiring spiked dramatically in November and December to a much larger degree than in recent years, as retailers adopted a just-in-time labor strategy.  According to  Kronos chief economist Dr. Robert Yerex, "the 2010 holiday hiring season … Continue reading January Kronos Retail Labor Index – Kind of happy days are here again?

Consumer Driven Economy at a Cross Roads

Dr. Robert Yerex, Chief Economist at Kronos, was recently recognized by the National Association for Business Economics for his paper “Consumer Driven Economy at a Cross Roads”.  Robert's research leverages the Kronos Retail Labor Index, a family of metrics and indices that analyze the relationship between the demand and supply sides of the labor market … Continue reading Consumer Driven Economy at a Cross Roads