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A level playing field could mean a $23 billion annual cash boost

...fairness, Congress can give Falls Road Running Store and other brick-and-mortar retailers the level playing field they deserve.? Shay is president and CEO of the National Retail Federation, the world's largest retail trade association.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-06-22/level-playing-field-could-mean-23-bil
Opinion
Cruise line group analyzes impacts in Alaska

...average annual wage being $33,200. "That's just an average across all of the impacted workers," said Moody. "A retail trade worker did not earn $33,000, but a port worker probably earned more than $33,000." Tracking the number of indirect...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090503/loc_cruise.shtml
News
State's entrepreneurs challenge stereotypes of women on the job

...1990 and 1998, the study said. And an additional 22.6 percent of women-owned businesses were in the wholesale and retail trade industries during the same period. Vikki Solberg began operating Natural Pantry more than 27 years ago. Today the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091304/sta_entrepreneur.shtml
News
Jobless rate rises in September

...construction industry added 1,000 new jobs since September 2001, a 6 percent increase, and the service area and retail trade also added 3,000 jobs. Government added 1,700 jobs, led by strong growth in employment at the University of Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101802/sta_joblessrate.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...burned a hole through the floor.'' The owner of the condo is being contacted. Unemployment rises to 7.4 percent ``Retail trade, construction, services, oil and gas, and government were the largest job losers in January,'' said John Boucher...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022199/Loc_lbriefs.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...timber-dependent Prince of Wales/Outer Ketchikan census area had the state's highest unemployment rate, 19.2 percent. ``Retail trade, services, construction and government were the largest job losers in January,'' said state labor economist John...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022900/Biz_briefs.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...quarter of 1999, according to figures from the city's chamber of commerce. Economist Kenneth Stone studied Kodiak's retail trade and projected the impact of a big-box store like a Wal-Mart. He predicted that retail prices in the city could...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040300/Loc_briefs.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...forecast. The vast majority of the jobs will be in the services sector, with gains also expected in wholesale and retail trade, transportation and construction. Statewide, job losses are anticipated in federal government employment, seafood...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050500/Loc_jobs.shtml
Business Digest

...declined. It has increased in service industries, such as retail trade and health care. Here are highlights from the forecast...adding new jobs at a rate of approximately 50 per year. Retail trade is also anticipated to grow, particularly with Home...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011807/loc_20070118013.shtml
News
Conserving wild salmon habitat makes sense for Southeast Alaska

...the commercial salmon fishery, the sport salmon fishery, the small businesses that support these fisheries and the retail trade that includes shops and restaurants that sell and serve fresh salmon. Salmon sustained by Southeast's forested watersheds...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-08-03/conserving-wild-salmon-habitat-makes-
Opinion

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