Dec 13, 2012 Despite some worries about consumer demand this holiday season, U.S. retail sales rose 0.3% in November.
Dec 13, 2012 Hurricane Sandy sparked spending in the Northeast, but Black Friday is national and so has more impact on retail sales.
Dec 10, 2012 As holiday season heads into the last stretch, retailers are gauging just how much they have to give away to get skittish shoppers to spend.
Dec 7, 2012 Job search tips in the unemployment numbers? Get a college degree, move to North Dakota, and more
Dec 6, 2012 Fewer Americans filed for jobless benefits last week. Claims fell for the third straight week. What role did superstorm Sandy play in the fall in unemployment claims?
Dec 5, 2012 New McKinsey report finds employers are pessimistic about how well young people are prepared for skilled jobs.
Dec 4, 2012 Retailers could lose $9 billion this holiday season to thieves. So stores are trying to stay one technological step ahead of the crooks.
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Dec 5, 2012 Jobs that used to require no post-secondary education are seeing 'degree inflation.'
Dec 3, 2012 Millions of young people are out of school and have no jobs.
Nov 29, 2012 The U.S. Census Bureau today released a burst of data on who works in which profession and where. We plucked out a few interesting facts from the release.