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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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Como Sense™ Helps Retail Chains Drive Customer Retention
Posted: 6.12.17 Software

Como Sense™ Helps Retail Chains Drive Customer Retention

Loyal customers lay the foundation for a successful business, and when you consider the cost of acquiring new customers, it’s easy to see why. A Harvard Business...

Myspace Returns to Its Musical Roots with Features to Help Artists
Posted: 6.9.17 Entertainment

Myspace Returns to Its Musical Roots with Features to Help Artists

Founded in 2003, Myspace was a pioneer in social networking and its co-founder, Tom Anderson, was the first digital friend of an entire online generation. Many of us...

Workplace Fairness: How to Improve Employee Satisfaction
Posted: 6.8.17 Human Resources

Workplace Fairness: How to Improve Employee Satisfaction

While many established businesses have HR departments they can rely on to stay updated on workplace regulations and employee protocol, smaller businesses often lack...

Paul Stamets Grows Fungi Perfecti® into an Educational Business
Posted: 6.8.17 Entrepreneurial Success

Paul Stamets Grows Fungi Perfecti® into an Educational Business

Booking.com Has Grown Into a Top Destination For Global Travelers
Posted: 6.7.17 Travel

Booking.com Has Grown Into a Top Destination For Global Travelers

Lowepro® Built a Brand by Helping Photographers Carry Their Gear
Updated: 6.19.17 Entrepreneurial Success

Lowepro® Built a Brand by Helping Photographers Carry Their Gear

Yelp Empowers Local Retailers to Capitalize on Community Feedback
Posted: 6.2.17 Business Solutions

Yelp Empowers Local Retailers to Capitalize on Community Feedback

There is no debating the fact that, in today’s retail world, the consumer is firmly in control. And while some businesses still try to lead customers on a preordained...

Jive: Collaborative Software for Customer Communities & Intranets
Updated: 6.7.17 Software

Jive: Collaborative Software for Customer Communities & Intranets

Effective business collaboration has always been key to improving productivity and providing superior customer satisfaction. But, as businesses and organizations grow —...