Retail employment rising

Retail Employment Monitor, Q3: BRC

  • Retail employment rose by 2.9% in the third quarter of 2012 compared with a year earlier, the fastest growth in two years – equivalent to 20,533 additional full-time jobs in our sampled retailers
  • The increase in jobs was driven by part-time workers, particularly in the grocery sector
  • The number of outlets and full-time jobs fell in non-food retailing

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