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NRF produces research throughout the year responding to trends, consumer sentiment and economic forces.
2019 Retail Compensation and Benefits Survey

Every year, Mercer and NRF team up to collect data from hundreds of retailers and millions of employees to provide insights into compensation, turnover, incentive structures, benefits packages, demographics and more.

Retailers use the data to view compensation trends and evaluate their benefits compared with competitors.

 
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The Mercer 2019 U.S. Retail Compensation and Benefits Survey provides insights into compensation, turnover, incentive structures, benefits packages, demographics and dozens of other data points.
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