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Retail Across America: Utah

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In Utah, people take pride in the outdoor experience. Watch as Utah Retail Merchants Association President and Chief Legal Officer Dave Davis, Maverik Inc. CEO Tom Welch and the owners of The King’s English Bookshop, Cactus & Tropicals and Hip and Humble show how the industry plays a significant role in helping communities enjoy what the state has to offer.  

Retail supports more than 393,000 jobs in Utah and contributes more than $21 billion to the state’s economy.  

NRF and the Utah Retail Merchants Association visited retailers in Salt Lake City, Draper, Park City and St. George during the Retail Across America road trip.

Check out videos from this series, featuring companies like Maverik Inc., The King’s English Bookshop, Cactus & Tropicals and Hip and Humble.

My Retail Career

Experience working in retail can open many doors to different — and not always expected — career opportunities. Hear the stories of three employees who all started jobs within a retail store and worked their way up the ladder to the careers they have today. 

The Community Impact of Local Business

From employing people in the community to revitalizing main streets, Utah State Senator Evan Vickers and small business owners Betsy Burton and Sheridan Mordue talk about the importance of local businesses in Utah.

Retail Across America
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We set out on a road trip to find the most powerful retail stories across the United States, showing how retailers large and small are creating jobs, driving innovation and giving back to the communities they serve. This is Retail Across America.

Retail's Impact
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Find out how the retail industry impacts jobs, income and GDP in your state. View the map and check out the data.