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Outlook & Prospects for Retail Trade Managers in Prince Edward Island
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Prince Edward Island||(3 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Retail Trade Managers (NOC 0621) in Prince Edward Island.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment growth is expected to be moderate.
- A moderate number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.
- Employee turnover in this occupation is high, which could generate additional employment opportunities.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jan 11 - Jan 15, 2016
- Charlottetown call centre Conversational plans to hire 100 new full-time staff in the next six months. The Virginia-based company, which currently employs 17 people at the Charlottetown facility, is seeking new employees to work weekday shifts.
- Since opening in Charlottetown in 2014, the payments processing company, Carta Worldwide, has hired over 12 staff members. The company expects to hire an additional 30 or more employees by the end of 2016 in response to a growing clientele.
- The Sears Store in Summerside will be closing in January 2016, putting 10 people out of work
- Princess Auto, an auto supply retailer, will be opening a store in Charlottetown in the spring of 2016. They expect to create between 45 and 50 jobs in the new location.
- Murphy's Pharmaceuticals has opened a new medical centre in Cornwall. In addition to the Pharmacy there is room for physicians, nurse practitioners, physiotherapists and a Canada Post parcel pickup depot.
- The Home Hardware store in Stratford has confirmed that 60 employees have been laid off. The store will close on December 16.
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