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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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CVS Health Earns Our Award for Core Value Consistency
Posted: 12.13.17 Social Responsibility

CVS Health Earns Our Award for Core Value Consistency

When brothers Stanley and Sidney Goldstein and their partner Ralph Hoagland opened the first Consumer Value Store in Lowell, Massachusetts, in 1963, their brand signature...

Cal-Berkeley TSRC Studies How Transportation Affects Retailers
Posted: 12.12.17 Innovative Technologies

Cal-Berkeley TSRC Studies How Transportation Affects Retailers

Even when Adam Cohen buys socks, he’s studying how the retail and transportation industries affect one another. He’s also looking for improvements that promote...

Rutgers SMLR: Preparation for the Rapidly Changing Workplace
Posted: 12.11.17 Human Resources

Rutgers SMLR: Preparation for the Rapidly Changing Workplace

Bill Castellano experienced human resources at the highest levels long before he ever taught it. Bill brought more than 25 years of HR experience in corporate Fortune 50...

ShoppingSpout Brings Coupons & Deals to 7+ International Markets
Updated: 12.15.17 Online Savings

ShoppingSpout Brings Coupons & Deals to 7+ International Markets

Verizon Digital Media Services Helps Retailers Convert Shoppers
Posted: 12.8.17 Ecommerce

Verizon Digital Media Services Helps Retailers Convert Shoppers

SCOTTeVEST: The Creation of a Pioneering E-Commerce Brand
Posted: 12.7.17 Entrepreneurial Success

SCOTTeVEST: The Creation of a Pioneering E-Commerce Brand

StackPath Helps Retailers Improve CX & Boost Conversions
Posted: 12.6.17 Ecommerce

StackPath Helps Retailers Improve CX & Boost Conversions

Customers expect the e-commerce sites they visit to work seamlessly, but data delivery hiccups, like slow load times, can lead to abandoned carts and shopper defection....

Avanade Earns Award for Digital Customer and Employee Experience
Posted: 12.6.17 Business Solutions

Avanade Earns Award for Digital Customer and Employee Experience

In a global study by EKN Research and Avanade, 161 executives were asked how the face of the retail store will change by the year 2020. They predicted a movement away...