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Everything's bigger in Texas, especially retail: 8 of the top 1oo U.S. retail companies are headquartered in the state. 

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

Texas retail by the numbers

3,509,910
Jobs Supported by Retail
316,748
Retail Establishments
$223.7 (b)
Total GDP Impact
2,429,991
Direct Retail Employment
$69,109 (m)
Direct Labor Income
$107,101 (m)
Direct Impact on GDP

Retail jobs in Texas

November 21, 2018
Marketing Specialist - CRM - The Michaels Companie, Inc. - Irving, TX
November 21, 2018
Loss Prevention Internship - TJX Companies, Inc. - Dallas, TX
November 21, 2018
store manager - North/ Northeast, Austin, TX. - Starbucks - Austin, TX
November 21, 2018
Part-time Sales - The Container Store - Friendswood, TX

Retail stories from across Texas

Texas jeweler worried by growing trade war
 
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Higher taxes will increase costs and eventually raise customer prices in the long run.
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Member Spotlight: Cavender's
 
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The Cavender family’s values have guided its business for over 50 years.
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Small Business Spotlight: Mi Golondrina
 
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Behind the scenes at Dallas-based clothing and home décor brand Mi Golondrina.
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Neiman Marcus CEO Karen Katz says retail is “one of the few industries that, for a number of decades, has had female leaders.” Watch as Katz, The Container Store President Melissa Rieff and small business owner Cristina Lynch proudly discuss their roles within the retail industry in Texas.

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.