Media Advisory: NRF to Host Webinar About Retail Employment Numbers

WASHINGTON, August 16, 2017 — The National Retail Federation will hold a conference call and webinar with news media on Wednesday, August 23, to discuss how the BLS’s antiquated data classification of retail jobs portrays an inaccurate and antiquated view of the industry.

WHAT:
NRF Vice President of Research Development and Industry Analysis Mark Mathews, author of the recent article “Retail’s Reinvention Story is Just Getting Started,” will share his myth-busting analysis of data concerning retail employment, the changing footprint of bricks-and-mortar stores and the growth of the e-commerce sector of retail.

WHO:
NRF Vice President of Research Development and Industry Analysis Mark Mathews
NRF Senior Vice President Bill Thorne

WHEN:
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
11 a.m.-12 noon EDT

RSVP:
To RSVP and receive dial-in information, email press@nrf.com.

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