Resources for Reimagine Retail Local Partners

For more information, please contact Marcela Montes (marcela.montes@aspeninst.org) with questions or additions.

Retail Sector Information

Retail’s Opportunity: Exploring the Industry’s Impact on People and Places
An issue brief by Opportunity Nation

Posted March 29, 2017

Foundational Skills in the Service Sector
National Skills Coalition

Posted March 29, 2017

Walmart Foundation

Walmart Foundation President Kathleen McLaughlin on Walmart’s Giving Strategy
Remarks at the National Retail Federation Convention, January 2017

Posted March 29, 2017

Walmart Giving Overview & Retail Opportunity Strategy
PowerPoint presentation shared with Walmart Community of Practice 2017 

Posted March 29, 2017

Regional Labor Market Analyses

San Diego County Retail Labor Market Analysis
Posted March 29, 2017

Phoenix Region Retail Labor Market Analysis
Posted March 29, 2017

Pittsburgh Labor Market Analysis: Inflection Point Report
Posted March 29, 2017

Job Quality Resources

Now or Never: Heeding the Call of Labor Market Demand
Steven L. Dawson
Posted November 7, 2017

Good Jobs Institute website & resources
(Coming soon!)
Posted November 7, 2017

Raise the Floor and Build Ladders: Workforce Strategies Supporting Mobility and Stability for Low-Income Workers
Maureen Conway & Steve L. Dawson
Posted March 29, 2017

Restore the Promise of Work: Reducing Inequality by Raising the Floor and Building Ladders
Maureen Conway & Steve L. Dawson
Posted March 29, 2017

Zeynap Ton: The Good Jobs Strategy
Book talk at the Aspen Institute, 2014
Posted March 29, 2017

Moving Beyond Job Creation: Defining and Measuring the Creation of Quality Jobs
Pacific Community Ventures
Posted March 29, 2017

Investing in Entry-Level Talent
FSG
Posted March 29, 2017

Investing in Entry-Level Talent Executive Summary
FSG
Posted March 29, 2017

Employer Engagement

Employer Engagement and the Myth of the Dual Customer
Steve L. Dawson
Posted March 29, 2017