Retail and Consumer Products Staffing

The retail and consumer products industry is a primary focus of ours with over one-third of our business coming from this sector. We help brands large and small find the talent they need to grow their business and meet consumer demand – from supporting your logistics needs, to filling individual critical positions, to developing peak planning strategies for staffing thousands of seasonal warehouse workers. Through leveraging our staffing ecosystem, we can support all your needs from logistics, call center, distribution, and individual customer-facing roles. In addition, we connect ambitious, permanent, or contingent job seekers with great job opportunities every day.

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Retail and Consumer Products

Retail and Consumer Products Staffing Solutions for Employers

While we have experience working with a diverse group of retail and consumer products companies, we partner with you to understand your brand’s unique staffing needs – from finance, to human resources, to logistics, to operations – in order to create a strategic staffing program that delivers the workforce solutions you need.

Retail and Consumer Products

Our Approach

With market demand hitting record highs, it’s difficult to quickly find enough talent, especially during peak periods and seasonal demand – whether this falls during the traditional holiday season or other times of the year. That’s why we work strategically with you and your HR and operations teams to build a one-of-a-kind recruiting and workforce management plan. We specialize in developing the flexibility to match the volatility around your contingent labor needs and to address the following pain points:
  • Fulfillment
  • Workforce flexibility
  • Talent reliability
  • Retention strategies
  • Supplier rationalization
  • Accuracy of wage data
  • Lean methodologies
  • Timely market data and trendspotting
  • Worker experience and skills gap
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In addition to our proven recruiting and workforce management approach, we also work with your business to accomplish the following:

Forecast workforce needs based on historic performance, seasonal fluctuations, talent availability, and more to ensure supply meets demand
Provide you with innovative technology solutions including artificial intelligence, workforce scheduling, and unique payroll options for associates
Evaluate your staff-per-function ratio, and seek opportunities to optimize based on goals such as expediting production and delivery
Explore upskilling, reskilling, and apprenticeships as talent solutions to fulfill the technical skill sets and niche roles to meet employer needs

Positions we fill:

  • Material Handler/Picker Packer
  • Order Fulfillment Processor
  • Shipping/Returning
  • Returns Processor
  • Machine Operator
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Assistant Manager
  • Operations Manager
Call Center
  • Customer Service Representative (phone, email and chat)
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Call Center Representative
  • Bilingual Call Center Representative
  • Inbound Call Center Manager
  • Inbound/Outbound Sales Representative
  • Outbound Call Center Representative
  • eCommerce Representative
Creative & Marketing
  • Content Manager
  • Design/UX
  • Coder (any language)
  • Marketing
  • Chief Marketing Officer
  • Creative Services Coordinator
  • Public Relations
  • Video
Store Support
  • Retail Associate
  • General Manager
  • Assistant Manager
  • Store Operations Lead
  • Store Merchandiser

Retail and Consumer Products Staffing

Case study: Building a new program to adapt to an unpredictable peak

A new holiday hiring program transforms our client’s season

Case study: An innovative ramp program keeps our client ready for Black Friday

Adecco’s hours-guaranteed program leads to seasonal staffing success

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Case Study: Competitive pay rates make for style and substance

Improving fill rates and attendance with regular check-ins

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Case Study: Ramping up our workforce to meet peak season demands

Adecco reimagines the hiring process from the top down

Case study: Data drives smarter wages and a stronger outlook

Adecco's staffing experience and market insights bolster applications.

Benefits? Yup.

Case Study: Central Order Management Deployed to Support A New Business Line

Adecco creates a specialized implementation with fast results


Case Study: Looking ahead with optimized pay rates

 Our client was facing fulfillment and retention challenges

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Case Study: Utilizing Centralized Delivery for Rapid Workforce Deployment

 Adecco partnered with our client’s HR to understand the true magnitude of COVID-19’s impact on the grocery retailer


Case Study: Increased Pay Rates = Increased Retention

 Adecco developed a go-to-market strategy to quickly attract candidates and meet demanding forecast numbers

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Case Study: Improving Talent Attraction and Associate Retention

 Adecco provided current market data to consult and advise on wage increases that would attract qualified talent


Case Study: Competitive Pay Rates Never Go Out of Style

 Adecco provides a pay rate analysis and candidate apply data for the client’s specific positions and current pay rates

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Case Study: Pay Projections Pay Off

32% Pay Increase = Seasonal Hiring at the Speed of Light

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Case Study: Analytics Add Up

Increased pay = more applicants + greater fill rate + less turnover


A Rapid Implementation Became the Right Fit for This Global Fashion Retailer

Our client is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products across four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. They were looking for an onsite staffing provider to support their multi-distribution center campus, but because peak season was quickly approaching, they needed a rapid implementation.

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How Program Details Create the Big Picture of Fulfillment Success

Our client is an American company that leads the personalized product retail market by bringing memories to life. As an industry leader, they remain at the forefront of innovation – always striving to expand product offerings and improve customer satisfaction. With key locations in the upper Midwest, Southwestern and Southeastern regions of the U.S., they needed a staffing partner that could provide centralized oversight, consistency in service and visibility into metrics across their national program.

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A Global Athletic Shoe and Gear Company Gets a Customized New Look

From the gridiron to the golf course, our client is well-known and highly regarded in the world of sports. They manufacture and distribute sneakers and apparel for the professional athlete and the fashion-conscious alike. Demand for their products is always high, especially during peak season.


Global Luxury Fashion Products Retailer Needed a Custom Designed Contingent Labor Program

From everyday fashion enthusiasts to British royalty, this multinational luxury fashion company is loved around the world. When they were struggling to find talent in a highly competitive industry, they turned to us to take their program from design to the runway.


How a dedicated Program Manager eliminated our client’s compliance risks and saved them staffing costs

Case Study: Providing exceptional service that result in exceptional cost savings.


How we saved our client $1.6M in supplier spend with our Master Vendor Program

Case Study: Providing our client with clean data and central supplier management for improved cost control.


How we quickly transitioned an entire staffing program without disrupting our client’s business

Case Study: Transitioning a staffing program in a quick turnaround time.

Contact us to discuss your retail and consumer products staffing needs.

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