August 31, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Productivity in wholesale trade, retail trade, and food services and drinking places, 2010

Annual percent change in output per hour, wholesale and retail trade, food services and drinking places, 2000–2010
Year Wholesale trade Retail trade Food services and drinking places

2000

4.9 3.1 2.5

2001

1.1 3.4 0.3

2002

4.8 4.6 0.6

2003

5.5 4.9 2.2

2004

7.0 4.9 1.0

2005

1.9 2.3 1.1

2006

2.4 3.7 1.6

2007

0.2 2.7 -0.1

2008

-2.1 -2.3 -1.0

2009

-2.5 0.7 0.3

2010

9.0 3.9 1.9

These data are featured in the TED article, Productivity in wholesale trade, retail trade, and food services and drinking places, 2010.

 

 

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