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Alaska

Alaska is the only state to have retailers on the coastlines of three different seas.

Retail is the nation's largest private sector employer driving the U.S. economy and creating jobs in the communities around the country. Retail is everywhere - especially in Alaska. Here is a quick look at retail's impact. 

Alaska retail by the numbers

91,051
Jobs Supported by Retail
8,304
Retail Establishments
$6.1 (b)
Total GDP Impact
66,875
Direct Retail Employment
$2,198 (m)
Direct Labor Income
$2,828 (m)
Direct Impact on GDP

Retail jobs in Alaska

December 8, 2018
Sales Associate - Anchorage 5th Ave - Gap Inc. - Anchorage, AK
December 8, 2018
Brand Associate - Dimond S/C - Gap Inc. - Anchorage, AK
December 8, 2018
Brand Associate - Tikahtnu Commons - Gap Inc. - Anchorage, AK
December 8, 2018
Brand Associate - Aurora Center - Gap Inc. - Fairbanks, AK

The report, The Economic Impact of the U.S. Retail Industry is underwritten by American Express.

Source: All data comes from the PwC report, The Economic Impact of the U.S. Retail Industry, except where otherwise noted.

The retail industry is defined as including retail, food services and drinking places.
Unless otherwise noted, the total impact statistics combine the industry’s direct, indirect and induced impacts. Employment is defined as the number of payroll and self-employed jobs, including part-time jobs. Labor income is defined as annual wages and salaries and benefits as well as proprietors’ income. An establishment is a single physical location at which business is conducted. A business may consist of more than one establishment.