Who added (and cut) the most jobs

2011 was another dismal year for the workforce, but there were some bright spots.

Retail
Retail
Number of jobs added: 149,760
Outlook: Discounters, luxury stores, and online retailers are expecting strong sales.



Source: Challenger, Gray & Christmas; Mercer; PayScale.com; company contacts
Announced industry job cuts through Oct. 31. Job cuts includes positions eliminated through buyout, early-retirement packages and attrition. Company hiring plans excludes seasonal labor.
By Carolyn Bigda, Beth Braverman, Kim Clark, Donna Rosato and Tali Yahalom @Money - Last updated December 08 2011: 10:57 AM ET
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