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Retail employment up in November

WASHINGTON — Retail industry employment in November increased by 18,600 jobs, seasonally adjusted from October, according to the National Retail Federation. That represents 12% of the 155,000-job increase reported by the Labor Department for the economy overall. But retail employment was down by 16,300 jobs (unadjusted) versus November 2017. The NRF said a tight labor