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August Jobs Report a Huge Disappointment for Retail, Fashion

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Job growth is slowing in the U.S. after two months of robust hiring, and retail workers are the biggest losers. The Department of Labor on Friday said private employers added only 235,000 workers, versus estimates by economists that there could be as many as 720,000 new hires. Retail trade jobs fell 28.5 percent, losing 15,325…

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