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Jack in the Box reduces job postings as minimum wage obligations rise

By Jon Marino, May 15, 2019
Minimum wage hikes were approved by state governments across the US. Now, more than half of the restaurants that run under the Jack in the Box brand could see slimmer margins.
Minimum wage hikes were approved by state governments across the US. Now, more than half of the restaurants that run under the Jack in the Box brand could see slimmer margins.

Amazon isn't replacing humans with robots at its warehouses... yet.

By James Mattone, May 14, 2019
Amazon has the most job listings for Warehouse and Fulfillment related positions in three years... But they aren't in America, nor typical warehouse team member jobs.
Amazon has the most job listings for Warehouse and Fulfillment related positions in three years... But they aren't in America, nor typical warehouse team member jobs.

Sycamore cuts Chico's bid - our data found falling engagement online

By Jon Marino, May 13, 2019
Florida-based women's retailer Chico's is under pressure from a private equity firm that reduced its buyout offer - our data shows key pain points for the company.
Florida-based women's retailer Chico's is under pressure from a private equity firm that reduced its buyout offer - our data shows key pain points for the company.

Party City will close 45 stores; but where is unclear, even for our models

By James Mattone, May 13, 2019
Party City is closing 45 stores in 2019. While we usually can figure out where these might be, the company already released a few stores... And the numbers don't seem to add up.
Party City is closing 45 stores in 2019. While we usually can figure out where these might be, the company already released a few stores... And the numbers don't seem to add up.

Data suggests Ralph Lauren sales could be up in Q1

By Jon Marino, May 13, 2019
Our data shows that Ralph Lauren added staff and started cutting prices to begin 2019 - and other trends investors need to know before the company reports earnings Tuesday.
Our data shows that Ralph Lauren added staff and started cutting prices to begin 2019 - and other trends investors need to know before the company reports earnings Tuesday.

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