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25% of jobs in Minnesota are supported by the retail industry

Retail is the nation's largest private sector employer driving the U.S. economy and creating jobs in the communities around the country. Retail is everywhere - especially in Minnesota. Here is a quick look at retail's impact. 

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Minnesota retail by the numbers

Jobs Supported by Retail
Retail Establishments
Total GDP Impact
Direct Retail Employment
Direct Labor Income
Direct Impact on GDP

Retail jobs in Minnesota

Locally owned businesses do more than you think — they build close-knit relationships, support their communities and offer experiences that make an impact and change lives. In this video, Minnesota retailers Grand Jete, Creative Kidstuff, 36Lyn and Uffda Shop show how they offer their customers more than just a place to shop.