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Industry Index : Retail

Industry Index : Retail

Deputy Industry Index : COVID-19

The Deputy Industry Index tracks key industries of the hourly paid economy. The Australian Industry Index updates daily at 11.00am AEDT.

To make reporting about the rapidly changing world of work easier for news media during this unprecedented time Deputy has made it simple for journalists and editors to quickly download the data and insights below. If you are looking for something more specific please reach out to our global media team, we are happy to assist.


Top insights about Retail for today 25 March 2020

  1. Number of shifts rostered decreased by 73% since last week
  2. The amount of hours being rostered decreased by 73% from last week
  3. And 23% of Newsfeed posts mentioned the terms pandemic or covid-19

Shifts Rostered vs Shifts Worked

Shift rostered is the shifts being scheduled by a manager for an employee for a given day. Shifts worked is the actual shifts being worked by an employee on a given day.

Shifts Rostered vs Shifts Worked
Shifts Rostered vs Shifts Worked

Date : 25 March 2020

  • Number of shifts rostered decreased by 73% since last week
  • From those shifts rostered only 14% were not worked

Hours Rostered vs Hours Worked

Hours rostered is the shifts being scheduled by a manager for an employee for a given day. Hours worked is the actual shifts being worked by an employee on a given day.

Hours Rostered vs Hours Worked
Hours Rostered vs Hours Worked

 

Date : 25 March 2020

  • The amount of hours being rostered decreased by 73% from last week
  • 12% of those hours rostered were not worked.

Average Difference in Days between Shifts Created and Rostered Date

Shifts Created is the day when the manager created the shift. Rostered date is the day the shift is scheduled for.

Average Difference in Days between Shifts Created and Rostered Date.
Average Difference in Days between Shifts Created and Rostered Date.

 

Date : 25 March 2020

  • Currently Retail are now only advanced planning by 05 days
  • Last week Retail were advanced planning by 06 days
  • Last month Retail were advanced planning by 12 days

Newsfeed Communication

Deputy Newsfeed is a digital tool for managers and hourly workers to communicate with each other via the Deputy app.

Words : COVID-19, Coronavirus, Virus, Pandemic, Epidemic
Words : COVID-19, Coronavirus, Virus, Pandemic, Epidemic

Date : 25 March 2020

  • 23% of Newsfeed posts mentioned the terms pandemic or covid-19
  • This is in comparison to 25% covid-19 focused messages last week.

Daily Commentary from Ashik Ahmed, CEO at Deputy

 

The impact of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is unprecedented. We are dealing with a health pandemic and a global economic crisis. Industries that make up the Hourly-paid Economy are being impacted - the recovery period will be the ultimate test of resilience for small business owners and the millions of shift workers that in a lot of cases; used to work for them.

Information for Journalists and Editors

About Deputy

Our life’s work is making  it easy for workplaces and employees to navigate the changing world of workforce management.

Deputy simplifies scheduling, timesheets, tasks and communication for business owners and their workers. Our software automates requirements by workplace laws keeping your business compliant and employees protected.  Deputy helps businesses transform operations and empower people to work the way they want. 

More than 300,000 workplaces in 100 countries are Deputy to make it easier for millions of shift workers to manage their work life.

For more information, visit www.deputy.com, or find us on Twitter, Facebook, the App Store or Google Play.


Deputy Insights

  • Number of Workplaces using Deputy: 300,000 +
  • Number of Workplaces using Deputy in Australia: 180,000 +

To interview our CEO, Ashik Ahmed or other senior leaders in our organisation about the impact COVID-19 is having on this or any other industry please contact our media team.

Mat Beeche
Mat Beeche PR and Communications Director, Deputy

Australia or United Kingdom? Please reach out to our Public Relations Agency.

Sling and Stone | deputy@slingstone.com

 

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