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Did You Know?
The retail industry employs more people than any other industry, with over 28 million retail jobs in the U.S. — (Source: National Retail Federation)
Total retail sales now top $22 trillion globally, with that number growing more than 4.5% annually — (Source:
Almost 20% of U.S. retail sales come during the period between the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays — (Source: eMarketer)
76 of the 100 largest retailing companies in the world are based in the United States — (Source: Global Powers of Retailing Report)
About two-thirds of the total U.S. gross national product (GDP) comes from retail consumption — (Source:

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University of Washington’s Jones + Foster Accelerator Gives Student Entrepreneurs the Resources to Launch a Startup
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Jones + Foster Accelerator Helps Student Entrepreneurs

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How Protecting Equipment Became Part of Pelican’s DNA and Led to Innovative Products for Professionals and Consumers
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How Protecting Equipment Became Part of Pelican’s DNA

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With a Built-In CRM, Voicent Cloud Communications Solutions Help Retailers Automate Sales, Service, and Marketing Pipelines
1.16.18 Business Solutions

With a Built-In CRM, Voicent Communications Boosts CX & Sales Leads

Retailers often rely on different tools to manage voice communications, customer service, marketing, and sales. These disparate solutions also have to integrate with a...

NYU’s New MS Degree in Computing, Entrepreneurship & Innovation Equips Graduates to Shape the Future of Business
1.11.18 Personal Development

NYU Offers Computing, Entrepreneurship & Innovation MS Program

Colocation America Gives Businesses the Reliable IT Foundation They Need to Compete in the Modern E-Commerce Landscape
1.9.18 Business Solutions

Colocation America Builds an IT Foundation for Retailers

Crossville: How A Commitment to American Manufacturing, Product Availability, and Sustainable Practices Has Led to 30+ Years of Success
1.5.18 Entrepreneurial Success

Crossville: American Tile Company That Leads in Innovation & Sustainability

Know Your Normal — Tripwire Helps Protect Retail Data by Monitoring and Detecting the Changes that Signal an Attack
1.4.18 Cyber Security

Tripwire Helps Protect Retail Data by Monitoring for Attacks

As the principal security researcher at global security and compliance solution provider Tripwire, Travis Smith is an expert on how to protect against cyberthreats. He...

Fisher College of Business Introduces New Specialized Master Program to Teach Students Necessary Business Analytics Skills
1.3.18 Personal Development

Fisher College of Business Teaches Business Analytics Skills

Waleed Muhanna and Greg Allenby saw a need in the modern workforce, and they were well-positioned to do something about it. The pair of faculty members at The Ohio State...