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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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Paragon Software: Easy-to-Use Data Storage & Protection Solutions
Updated: 7.20.17 Software

Paragon Software: Easy-to-Use Data Storage & Protection Solutions

Few things make retailers more apprehensive than threats of a fresh wave of ransomware. Widespread attacks like Petya and WannaCry are capable of bringing the data...

Condusiv Helps Businesses Solve Data Processing Slowdowns
Updated: 7.19.17 Software

Condusiv Helps Businesses Solve Data Processing Slowdowns

The number of businesses using virtualization is nearly 80% and continues to climb since getting the most from server hardware resources is paramount. But virtualizing...

Target Hits the Bull’s-Eye on Diversity and Inclusion in Retail
Posted: 7.14.17 Social Responsibility

Target Hits the Bull’s-Eye on Diversity and Inclusion in Retail

Women are responsible for 70-80% of the consumer economy, so it would make sense they would play a major role in retail leadership Unfortunately, women hold only 5.6% of...

Box: A Cloud-Based Platform for Collaboration with Analytics
Updated: 7.14.17 Business Solutions

Box: A Cloud-Based Platform for Collaboration with Analytics

How eBay Connects Sellers to Buyers Through Machine Learning
Posted: 7.10.17 Ecommerce

How eBay Connects Sellers to Buyers Through Machine Learning

Magic: The Gathering — How the Card Game Keeps Its Players Engaged
Updated: 7.10.17 Entertainment

Magic: The Gathering — How the Card Game Keeps Its Players Engaged

Mirum's Mitch Joel Shares Digital Marketing Insights on Modern Retail
Updated: 7.7.17 Marketing

Mirum's Mitch Joel Shares Digital Marketing Insights on Modern Retail

Marketing Magazine named him “Canada’s Rock Star of Digital Marketing” in 2007. A decade later, Mitch Joel has done nothing to prove the publication wrong. In fact...

Dropbox Paper: Responsive Documents that Foster Collaboration
Posted: 6.29.17 Business Solutions

Dropbox Paper: Responsive Documents that Foster Collaboration

As a growing brand with offices in San Francisco, Paris, and Shanghai, Les Lunes found that its communication was suffering from disconnection and lack of teamwork. The...