July Employment at Food Stores Falls Off

WASHINGTON —The U.S. Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the retail trade added 26,000 jobs in July to the overall gain of 117,000 jobs. Of retail sectors examined in the report, food and beverage stores dropped 1,500 jobs.

WASHINGTON —The U.S. Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the retail trade added 26,000 jobs in July to the overall gain of 117,000 jobs. Of retail sectors examined in the report, food and beverage stores dropped 1,500 jobs.

Building material and garden supply stores and gasoline stations also lost several thousand jobs, according to the report. Biggest gainer was health and personal care stores that added 9,000 jobs in the m

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