U.S. retailers adjust as consumers trim spending

02/22/2013 | Wall Street Journal, The

Wal-Mart, Burger King, Kraft Foods and other U.S. companies are pulling back on sales forecasts for the year amid evidence that the higher payroll tax that took effect Jan. 1 has shoppers tightening their belts. Some 45.7% of U.S. consumers are cutting back on spending at stores and restaurants as a result of the higher payroll tax, according to a survey released this week by NRF.

View Full Article in:

Wall Street Journal, The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Retail

Job Title Company Location
Director of Financial Planning and Analysis
The Orvis Company
Sunderland, Vermont
IT Director, Business Solutions and Projects
Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc.
Birmingham, Alabama
Associate Designer, Boy's Knits - Old Navy
Gap Inc./Old Navy Headquarters
SAN FRANCISCO, California
Design Planner
Nordstrom
Seattle, Washington
Inventory and Allocations Manager
Belk
Charlotte, North Carolina