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Retail employment dipped in February

Retail employment dipped in February

WASHINGTON – Retail industry employment in February was down by 6,100 jobs seasonally adjusted from January and down 5,300 jobs unadjusted year-over-year as employment growth across all industries slowed dramatically, according to U.S. Labor Department figures released on Friday. The retail numbers, which exclude restaurants, came as the nation saw a monthly gain of only

Kroger plans to hire 14,000 store employees

Kroger plans to hire 14,000 store employees

CINCINNATI — The Kroger Co. said it will hold open interviews in its stores on Saturday, May 14, to fill an estimated 14,000 permanent positions in its supermarket divisions. “We have openings across the country for friendly, hard-working associates to join our team,” Tim Massa, Kroger’s group vice president of human resources and labor relations, said