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Retail Lost 22,000 Jobs, Defying Overall Employment Gains

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In June, retail lost almost 22,000 jobs, largely offsetting gains made in May. The U.S. job market grew by 213,000 jobs in June. And on average the economy has created 211,000 jobs per month throughout the second quarter, reflecting a positive revision of employment numbers for both April and May, which increased 159,000 and 175,000…

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