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Inside The Report: Sporting Goods Retail Sector Employment Up 4.4 Percent In July

Inside The Report: Sporting Goods Retail Sector Employment Up 4.4 Percent In July

The overall positive jobs report trend for July got a boost from the sector that includes the sporting goods retail business. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 1.8 million in July and the Establishment Survey Data that includes breakdowns for specific sectors of the market saw the Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores segment add 18,700 jobs in July, or a 4.4 percent increase, lagging the overall retail sector. (Read More)

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