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Outlook & Prospects for Retail Trade Managers in Prince Edward Island
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Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Prince Edward Island||(3 of 3 stars)||2014-05-02|
For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be good for Retail Trade Managers (NOC 0621) in Prince Edward Island. Compared with all other occupations, this occupation is expected to experience stronger employment growth, which will generate new job opportunities. In addition, there should be proportionately fewer unemployed workers with experience in this occupation to compete for available jobs.A significant number of jobs are also expected to become available due to greater than average turnover in this occupation.
According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in Prince Edward Island was 45 years and 23% of workers were 55 years old and older. Also, according to the Labour Force Survey, approximately 1,500 people worked in this occupation in 2013.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jan 12 - Jan 16, 2015
- The Target Department store chain will be closing 133 stores across Canada, including its Charlottetown store. More than 100 employees in P.E.I. and a total of 17,600 employees across Canada will be affected.
- The last Roots franchise in Canada, which was in downtown Charlottetown, closed on January 3. The space will be taken over by a new Cool as a Moose franchise. Eight of the employees from the Roots store have been offered work at the new franchise.
- The Wicker Emporium has decided to close its Summerside location. The store employed two full-time and three part-time employees.
- Reitmans Canada Ltd. (TSX:RET.A) announced it is closing 107 Smart Set clothing stores. As a result, three Smart Set stores in P.E.I., two in Charlottetown, and one in Summerside will close.
- With the closing of the old Canadian Tire store in Charlottetown, the new store officially opened on October 29. Thirty-five new employees have been hired, bringing the total number of staff, both full-time and part-time, to 186.
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