Challenges in retail labor planning can result in overstaffing, understaffing, or inappropriate use of hours when outdated labor standards are used.

Today's Challenges with Planning Retail Labor

Utilizing sales per labor hour, fixed “buckets” of hours, and matrixed approaches have shown to be ineffective in appropriately planning retail labor. Discover how building a dynamic labor model based on volume drivers, labor standards, and store-specific data can help your retail organization schedule and align staff to each location’s needs.

Implementing a dynamic retail labor model can help your organization:

  • Be flexible and able to readily adjust to the evolving retail industry
  • Ensure all retail stores have the right staff allocated at the right times based on needs
  • Provide better customer service and increase sales

Download the white paper “Today’s Challenges with Planning Retail Labor” to learn how to create a dynamic labor model and use automated labor forecasting tools to align staffing with demand.

“Implementing a more dynamic and detailed labor model reaps numerous direct and indirect benefits. New processes, technology, products, or locations can easily be included in the model as needed. Individual locations and their differences are incorporated into the calculations, ensuring that all stores are receiving the correct amount of labor based on their needs.”

Chase Austell
Kronos Solution Consultant