LOGGING IN THE HOURS

To make sure no labor is ever lost, retailers are turning to computers to help them schedule their staffs.New software is letting retailers use point-of-sale information to predict crowds at the checkstand and deploy personnel accordingly. Although the technology has been around since the mid-1980s, managers have only recently begun adopting the latest upgraded systems to enhance their store operations.The

To make sure no labor is ever lost, retailers are turning to computers to help them schedule their staffs.

New software is letting retailers use point-of-sale information to predict crowds at the checkstand and deploy personnel accordingly. Although the technology has been around since the mid-1980s, managers have only recently begun adopting the latest upgraded systems to enhance their store operations.

The transition is having a triple effect. It's letting retailers provide

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