2021 Employment Holiday Trends and Tips for Retail and 3PL Industries

Last year's holiday period was a roller coaster for both businesses and consumers. Due to a slew of supply chain concerns, shopping behaviour shifts, travel challenges, and shipment delays, COVID-19 wreaked havoc on the holiday shopping scene, resulting in an unprecedented season. With COVID restrictions loosening up, 2021 is looking at another even wilder roller coaster this holiday season. According to the National Retail Federation, the holiday sales forecast for this year is predicting an 8.5% to a 10.5% growth over 2020 to between $843.4 billion and $859 billion.  According to a survey conducted by RetailMeNot of 1082 adults, it was found that 83% will get started on their holiday shopping before Thanksgiving…

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