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Retail Industry Adds 37,000 Jobs in July

The National Retail Federation pegged retail job gains at 37,000 in July, with increases in general merchandise, food and beverage and building and garden supply stores. “In spite of continued rancor and uncertainty from policymakers in Washington, the private sector economy continues to add jobs,” NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay said. “While unemployment remains stubbornly...
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Retail Sales Improved in January, According to NRF

Retail sales ticked up in the month of January as consumers adjusted their spending in response to the increase in payroll taxes and rise in gasoline and energy prices. According to the National Retail Federation, the world’s largest retail trade association, January retail sales (excluding automobiles, gas stations and restaurants) increased 0.3 percent seasonally adjusted...
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NRF Forecasts 3.4% Increase in Retail Sales

The National Retail Federation released its 2013 economic forecast today, projecting retail industry sales (which exclude automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants) will increase 3.4 percent, slightly less than the preliminary 4.2 percent growth seen in 2012. The subdued forecast comes on the heels of a holiday season that went head-to-head with Washington’s political wrangling over...
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