Retail employment

Retail employment falls in March

Retail employment falls in March

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy added 196,000 jobs in March, but retail industry employment for the month fell by 11,700 jobs seasonally adjusted from February, according to the Labor Department. Retail jobs were also down 47,400 jobs unadjusted year-over-year. “March’s strong rebound in overall hiring throughout the economy is good news after the seesaw employment

NRF: Retail employment grew in June

NRF: Retail employment grew in June

WASHINGTON – Retail employment turned a corner in June, gaining 7,400 jobs over May, the National Retail Federation said Friday. The association noted that its retail industry job figures exclude jobs at automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants. The overall U.S. economy added 222,000 jobs in June. “The gain in June shows that the industry