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Retail Employment Improves in September

The retail industry added 9,000 jobs in September, and now employs 14.8 million people in the U.S., making it one of the largest employment sectors. Retail hiring activity at this time of year is often a reliable barometer of stores’ expectations for Fall/Holiday business. There was a… Read More

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Business

Retail Employment Improves in September

The retail industry added 9,000 jobs in September, and now employs 14.8 million people in the U.S., making it one of the largest employment sectors. Retail hiring activity at this time of year is often a reliable barometer of stores’ expectations for Fall/Holiday business. There was a… Read More

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Retail Employment Improves in September

The retail industry added 9,000 jobs in September, and now employs 14.8 million people in the U.S., making it one of the largest employment sectors. Retail hiring activity at this time of year is often a reliable barometer of stores’ expectations for Fall/Holiday business. There was a… Read More

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Apparel Producer Prices Rise 1% in September

Producer prices of apparel rose by 1% in September compared to the same month last year, less than August’s 1.4% increase, and the smallest monthly increase in the measure since December 2010, according to recently-released US government data. The overall producer price index (PPI), which… Read More

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U.S. Retailers Set To Invade Canada

While facing a saturation of domestic store footprints at home and rising competition from online retailers, big-budget U.S. chains are eager to set up shop in the Canadian market. Target is preparing to move into Canada by spring of 2013, opening between 125 and 135… Read More

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Apparel Prices Rebound in September

Inflation rose last month, buoyed by sharp increases in the price of apparel and other nondurables, gasoline, and medical services. The overall unadjusted consumer price index (CPI) increased 2% in September, up from August’s 1.7% increase. The core inflation rate, which excludes food and energy,… Read More

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