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Retail Store Openings and Closings April 2016

Posted: May 18, 2016

April store openings and closings numbers from Chain Store Guide shows a significant drop in store closings.  In March we saw 714 closures and in April we saw this number drop to 78. New store openings in March were 15 and stayed relatively unchanged with 25 in April. For April, we saw a 53 net loss of stores down from the 699 net loss we...Read more

Retail Store Openings and Closings March 2016

Posted: May 10, 2016

March store openings and closings numbers from Chain Store Guide shows a significant jump in store closings.  In February we saw 41 closures and in March the number skyrocketed to 714. New store openings in February were 11 and stayed relatively unchanged with 15 in March. For March, we saw a 699 net loss of stores up from the 30 net loss we saw in...Read more

Retail Store Openings and Closings February 2016

Posted: May 05, 2016

February store openings and closings numbers from Chain Store Guide shows little activity.  In January we saw 274 store closings and in February we saw a significant drop to 41. New store openings in January were 15 and stayed relatively unchanged with only 11 in February. For February, we saw a 30 net loss of stores down from the259 net loss we saw in...Read more

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SASR Celebrates 13th Year Anniversary

Posted: Jul 14, 2016

July 14, 2013 - Raleigh, NC July 1st marked the 13th year anniversary of Set and Service Resources (SaSR). SaSR provides staffing, consulting and managed solutions to businesses and job seekers exclusively in the Retail Industry. Over the last 13 years, SaSR has not only survived the ups and downs of the staffing industry but remarkably has seen growth during tough economic times. ...Read more

SaSR VP of Client Services Gives Back to Community

Posted: May 12, 2016

May 12th, 2016 Raleigh, NC  Set and Service Resources (SaSR) VP of Client Services Lori Needham recently participated in a Give Back to the Community Event. While attending Hour Minds, a Snagajob Hourly Hiring Summit, Needham helped assemble care packages for homeless and transitioning individuals and families. The Snagajob sponsored event precisely matches SaSR’s core values...Read more

SaSR CEO speaks at Snagajob Hour Minds Conference

Posted: May 04, 2016

May 5th, 2016 Raleigh, NC  Set and Service Resources (SaSR) CEO Erik Hanvey recently spoke at Hour Minds, a Snagajob Hourly Hiring Summit.  The Hour Minds conference held in Alexandria, VA is known as the nation’s leading conference on hourly hiring trends. This year’s theme was about making the transition to a more...Read more

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