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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: About.com)
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: About.com)

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ITDP: Working on High-Quality Transportation Solutions for Cities

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GPCC Helps Phoenix Area Businesses Grow Along with the Community
Posted: 1.26.18 Entrepreneurial Success

GPCC Helps Phoenix Area Businesses Grow Along with the Community

The first US chamber of commerce was founded in New York City in 1768, laying the foundation for local networks as reputable advocates for small business. Today, chambers...

Berkeley Lab is a Leader on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Updated: 1.26.18 Social Responsibility

Berkeley Lab is a Leader on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

In 2016, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory at the University of California created a written plan to guide and assist transgender employees transitioning on the...

Manhattan Associates Improves Retailers' Omnichannel Flexibility
Posted: 1.19.18 Business Solutions

Manhattan Associates Improves Retailers' Omnichannel Flexibility

CompuCom Solves Retail IT Issues to Drive Engagement & ROI
Posted: 1.19.18 Innovative Technologies

CompuCom Solves Retail IT Issues to Drive Engagement & ROI

Jones + Foster Accelerator Helps Student Entrepreneurs
Posted: 1.17.18 Entrepreneurial Success

Jones + Foster Accelerator Helps Student Entrepreneurs

With a Built-In CRM, Voicent Communications Boosts CX & Sales Leads
Posted: 1.16.18 Business Solutions

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

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NYU Offers Computing, Entrepreneurship & Innovation MS Program
Updated: 1.16.18 Personal Development

NYU Offers Computing, Entrepreneurship & Innovation MS Program

The employment market of the future will be saturated with jobs in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. In 2016 alone, US jobs in tech industries...