In Missouri there are 72,776 retail establishments supporting 849,274 jobs with a total GDP impact of $45.2B. According to the National Retail Federation, there are 72,776 retail establishments totaling $45.2B in GDP impact. In Missouri, there are 593,850 direct retail jobs, $15.25 million in direct labor income and $22.6 direct impact on GDP. This is a key industry for Missouri.


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The National Restaurant Association and others can help you navigate coming back from COVID-19.

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Featured Industry Resources

The food service industry faces a number of unique challenges as a result of COVID-19. These resources can help.

Many businesses are struggling to return. Thankfully, there are resources to help.

Many others are working to overcome the same challenges you are. See what they have to say.

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