Texas is one of a handful of states to recover all of the retail jobs that were lost during the recession.
The Lone Star State was a big gainer in absolute numbers at No. 2, adding 17,700 retail jobs during the 2007-2012 span, according to figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor StatisticsÂ Â U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Latest from The Business Journals North Dakota jobs almost untouched by recession; See where New Mexico ranks Follow this company and analyzed by the Business Journalsâ€™ On Numbers.
Texas had 1.16 million retail jobs in May 2007 and ended May 2012 with 1.18 million â€” a 1.53 percent change.
New York came out on top, gaining 18,500 retail jobs over the five year span.
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