Welcome to our latest issue of Happy Workplace Weekly, where we provide this week’s top news stories and advice for forward thinking managers.
News from retail, hospitality and small business
A survey has found that organised crime is a worsening problem for the retail industry
Canadian point-of-sales startup Lightspeed has picked up $61m in funding
Target makes employee health a priority by handing out FitBits to its 300,000-strong workforce
Steve Madden, Kate Spade top the list of fastest growing retailers for 2015
New Apple store designed by Jony Ive opens in Brussels
The best and worst UK brands for customer service, ranked
The best tips and advice to succeed in your industry
5 enjoyable weekend habits that set you up for success
5 ways to create positive customer service phrases
5 customer service lessons from American Ninja Warrior
Should you be offering your customers in-store pickup?
4 leadership lessons in humility
How to create an emotional connection with remote employees
The one perk entry-level employees want more than their bosses
What research says happiness really is
The key to happiness at work is free snacks
The unexpected influence of stories told at work
And just because:
Facebook announces that a ‘dislike’ button is (finally) on its way; here are 23 statuses we’ll all be using it on
Think we missed something of vital importance? Let us know in the comments.