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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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WebStarts Gives SMBs the Tools Needed to Build a Professional Website
Posted: 8.29.17 Ecommerce

WebStarts Gives SMBs the Tools Needed to Build a Professional Website

In the internet age, many brick-and-mortar small businesses are feeling the pressure to build an online presence not only to compete but also to grow. A website is a...

Ebates.ca Earns Trust By Respecting Canadian Consumers’ Needs
Posted: 8.28.17 Savings

Ebates.ca Earns Trust By Respecting Canadian Consumers’ Needs

Since its inception in 1998, Ebates has built a successful business around the proposition that customers could shop their favorite brands and reclaim a percentage of...

The ev’reward Directory Features 40k+ Loyalty and Cash Back Rewards
Updated: 8.28.17 Savings

The ev’reward Directory Features 40k+ Loyalty and Cash Back Rewards

Buyer’s remorse can often be the impetus for consumers to become savvier shoppers. After a bad experience, they vow to get the best deals on future purchases and search...

Keycode: Personalizing the Shopping Experience with Deal Comparisons
Posted: 8.23.17 Online Savings

Keycode: Personalizing the Shopping Experience with Deal Comparisons

How Ben’s Bargains Built a Loyal Following Thanks to Its Team
Posted: 8.23.17 Online Savings

How Ben’s Bargains Built a Loyal Following Thanks to Its Team

BNSF's Intermodal Transport Helps Retailers Optimize Supply Chain
Posted: 8.22.17 Business Solutions

BNSF's Intermodal Transport Helps Retailers Optimize Supply Chain

BestBlackFriday.com Shares Holiday Shopping Information with Readers
Posted: 8.22.17 Entrepreneurial Success

BestBlackFriday.com Shares Holiday Shopping Information with Readers

By the time Phil Dengler was in middle school, he had already launched his own chat-based website. Although he sold it a few years later, that experience helped him learn...

TechTerms Keeps Marketers Up to Speed on Digital Terminology
Posted: 8.18.17 Online

TechTerms Keeps Marketers Up to Speed on Digital Terminology

In response to the way consumers prefer to shop, the retail industry continues to shift to digital platforms and more advanced technology. This shift is not only...