| Don Sniegowski
| Aug 4 | Trends
ROSELAND, N.J.—Jobs in franchise establishments increased by 21,200 in July, according to ADP Research Institute. That monthly gain is solidly above the average of 19,400 jobs added each month by franchises since June of 2011, a period of over 5 years.
Franchised restaurants had the largest gains in total number of jobs, with 16,900 hires. Accommodations, such as hotels and motels, were the second largest franchise group to hire. Franchised food retailers, such as supermarkets and convenience stores, lost 400 jobs.
Private sector non-farm employment rose by 179,000 jobs in July. At the same time, private sector small business employment, companies with 49 or fewer employees, grew 61,000 jobs in July.
In regard to the number of all private sector jobs added to the U.S. economy,...