Tennessee

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Tennessee

Tennessee residents with retail-supported jobs could fill the Grand Ole Opry auditorium for 200 shows.

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 Tennessee. Here is a quick look at retail's impact. Download the full report here. 

Tennessee retail by the numbers

889,319
Jobs Supported by Retail
78,608
Retail Establishments
$51.5 (b)
Total GDP Impact
624,616
Direct Retail Employment
$17,549 (m)
Direct Labor Income
$26,793 (m)
Direct Impact on GDP

Retail jobs in Tennessee

June 18, 2019
Materials Handler - Walmart - MEMPHIS, TN
June 18, 2019
Packaging Handler - Walmart - MEMPHIS, TN
June 18, 2019
Warehouse Worker - Walmart - MEMPHIS, TN
June 18, 2019
Freight Handler - Walmart - MEMPHIS, TN

The report, The Economic Impact of the U.S. Retail Industry is underwritten by American Express.

Source: All data comes from the PwC report, The Economic Impact of the U.S. Retail Industry, except where otherwise noted.

The retail industry is defined as including retail, food services and drinking places.
Unless otherwise noted, the total impact statistics combine the industry’s direct, indirect and induced impacts. Employment is defined as the number of payroll and self-employed jobs, including part-time jobs. Labor income is defined as annual wages and salaries and benefits as well as proprietors’ income. An establishment is a single physical location at which business is conducted. A business may consist of more than one establishment.