Monday, March 12, 2018

Big gain in retail jobs

Chain Store Age

February saw a significant uptick in jobs in the retail industry.

Retail industry employment increased by 46,400 jobs in February over January, the National Retail Federation said. The number excludes automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants.

“This substantial gain in retail jobs is a significant positive sign regarding the health and viability of the industry,” said Jack Kleinhenz, NRF chief economist.. . . more