WASHINGTON — Retail employment posted big seasonally adjusted gains, while apparel and textile factory employment stabilized somewhat in July, a Labor Department report revealed Friday.
On a seasonally adjusted basis, department stores added 13,000 jobs to their payrolls in July to 2.554 million, but that was still 20,000 fewer jobs than in July 2001. Apparel and accessories store employment rose by 2,000 to 1.176 million in July, but that was still 15,000 below year-ago levels.
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