By Michael Holden and Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) - The British government launched a Supreme Court battle on Monday over who has the power to trigger the formal process of leaving the European Union, seeking to overturn a legal ruling that could derail its Brexit strategy. With passions inflamed by the June vote to leave the EU, demonstrators gathered outside the court as it began hearing the government's appeal against a ruling that ministers needed parliament's assent before triggering the complex process. The High Court ruled last month that Prime Minister Theresa May could not trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty and begin two years of Brexit talks with the 27 remaining EU members without parliamentary backing.
"To create a shopping experience that will make the customer feel welcome and comfortable," read the job overview for part-time staff at Macy's on one portal. It is an uphill struggle, as customers increasingly opt for the convenience and comfort that online shopping provides. "In the past we would be very, very focused on that (retail experience), but now we are willing to look at people who have good customer service and understand what customer service is, over somebody who has previous retail experience," said Denise Domian, senior vice-president of human resources at Bon-Ton Stores Inc, a department store chain.