January 24, 2020
In the fourth quarter of 2019, median weekly earnings of the nation' s 118.3 million full-time wage and salary workers were $936, an increase of 4.0 percent from a year earlier ($900). This increase compared with a gain of 2.0 percent in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) over the same period. Full Text »
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In this Beyond the Numbers article, we review the timeline for the development and implementation of new retail technologies in grocery stores. Then, check out the shifts in products and services offered by grocery stores over time. Using Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data, the article looks at the trends in employment and hours to show how all of these factors influenced labor productivity in grocery stores.
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