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Economy
“The gains in retail jobs in January indicate consumers continued to shop even after the holiday season came to a close,” NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz said.
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Economy
Holiday sales in 2015 increased 3 percent to $626.1 billion. Online and other non-store holiday sales grew 9 percent to $105 billion.
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Public Policy
President Obama praised the private sector for its role in job creation during his final State of the Union address Tuesday night but continued to push for policies that have held back efforts by retailers and other businesses to put Americans back to work.
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Public Policy
Retailers care about jobs because the industry is the nation’s largest private sector employer and the leading creator of jobs. 
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Economy
Strong job growth in December seems to have benefited some industries more than others, however, unseasonably warm weather impacted retailers more than expected. 
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Public Policy
New NRF research shows most Americans have worked in retail and that the industry provides many workers with their first job.
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Economy
Holiday sales so far are lower than expected, but the reason is lower prices, not less demand for merchandise.
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Economy
Sales in November excluding autos, gas and restaurants increased 0.5 percent seasonally adjusted over the previous month and 3.0 percent unadjusted year-over-year. 
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Economy
The U.S. economy got a healthy boost from employers in November as the Labor Department reported that total nonfarm payrolls grew by 211,000 jobs.
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Economy
Balancing sales and inventory plans is truly an intricate job as retailers respond to an ever-changing, often uncontrollable market influenced by competition, weather, demographics, fashion, tastes and anytime-anywhere spending by consumers. 
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