Business Report: What happened to the January retail layoffs?

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - File this under "no news is good news." Every year we get a January bump in unemployment as stores lay off their Christmas help. This year, it didn't happen.

2018
Jan. 8 – 1,974
Jan. 13 – 1,590
Jan. 20 – 1,082
Jan. 27 – 1,374

2012
Jan. 7 – 2,698
Jan. 14 – 2,300
Jan. 21 – 1,785
Jan. 28 – 2,028

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