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

SCOTTeVEST: The Creation of a Pioneering E-Commerce Brand

The idea behind SCOTTeVEST grew out of an encounter between a pair of headphones and an airport doorknob. In the late 1990s, Scott Jordan was a frustrated corporate...

StackPath Helps Retailers Improve CX & Boost Conversions
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
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...

NSF Helps Brands Build Consumer Trust by Ensuring Product Safety
12.5.17 Consumer Awareness

NSF Helps Brands Build Consumer Trust by Ensuring Product Safety

Family Friendly Frugality Helps Consumers Stretch Limited Budgets
12.4.17 Online Savings

Family Friendly Frugality Helps Consumers Stretch Limited Budgets

Sitecore: Integrated Content and Commerce for Personalized Marketing
12.4.17 Marketing

Sitecore: Integrated Content and Commerce for Personalized Marketing

Act-On's Marketing Automation Adapts to Customer Journeys
12.1.17 Business Solutions

Act-On's Marketing Automation Adapts to Customer Journeys

Truity Credit Union realized its manual approach to email marketing was not working despite the team’s investment in time and labor. From promotions to credit card...

Trustwave: A Managed Security Provider Fighting Data Breaches
12.1.17 Cyber Security

Trustwave: A Managed Security Provider Fighting Data Breaches

Shawn Kanady spends his days on the front lines of the retail industry’s battle against data hacks and security breaches. As a consultant with leading cybersecurity...