Tag Archives: Retail jobs

Trouble Coming To Walmart Nation?

Not so much for Walmart shareholders after the company beat estimates late in the week helping the stock (WMT) to close on Friday 7.7 percent off its low for the week.  MarketWatch notes the big-box retailer was helped by automation. … Continue reading

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U.S. Employment Situation – March 2012

Nonfarm payrolls disappointed in March, posting a 120K increase.   Retail took a huge hit, losing 34K jobs and the construction industry, traditionally the lead driver out of recession, has yet to gain any real traction in creating jobs. The BLS … Continue reading

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