WASHINGTON — Specialty chains, discounters and department stores all boosted payrolls in May, in line with robust employment growth in the overall economy, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s monthly employment report.
Apparel and accessories stores added a seasonally adjusted 2,500 jobs to employ 1.4 million in May, while department stores added 300 positions to employ 1.3 million, and general merchandise stores, a category that includes discounters and department stores, added 5,300 jobs to employ 3.1 million last month.
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