TORONTO — Loblaw here said it sees an opportunity to shift as many as 10,000 jobs from part-time to full-time in a move that would increase productivity and reduce costly turnover. Speaking at the CIBC Retail and Consumer Conference here last week, Allen Leighton, president and deputy chairman of Loblaw, identified worker productivity among key issues facing retailers as they navigate the economic downturn, which is expected to continue for the next 12 to 18 months. Leighton predicted this ...

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