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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:
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:

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WEBSTA Analytics Enhance Instagram Marketing Campaigns

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From Investments to E-Commerce: CoinDesk Keeps Readers Current on Bitcoin Marketplace Trends and Blockchain Technology
5.2.17 Ecommerce

CoinDesk Keeps Readers Current on Bitcoin Marketplace Trends

When bitcoin appeared in 2009, many sectors were excited about its potential applications as an alternative digital currency in the world of investment, peer-to-peer...

Wired For Success: Noel Lee’s Strategy & Perseverance Created a Market for Monster Products from Cables to Headphones
4.28.17 Entrepreneurial Success

Wired For Success: How Noel Lee Created a Market for Monster Cables

Marketing a product can be difficult when consumers are confronted with something they don’t realize they will want. “If you create a need and then fill it, you...

From Analytics to Signage: NEC Earns Our Editor’s Retail Choice™ Award for Digital Consumer Engagement Solutions
4.28.17 Marketing

NEC Earns Our Award for Digital Consumer Engagement Solutions

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4.28.17 Entrepreneurial Success

DuckDuckGo’s Focus on Privacy Provides a Blueprint For Brands

E Ink™ — How Retailers are Using ePaper Displays and Electronic Shelf Labels to Maximize Efficiency & Increase Revenue
4.27.17 Merchandising

E Ink™ — How Retailers are Using ePaper Displays to Maximize Efficiency

CarGurus — Disrupting the Auto Marketplace by Infusing Data into the Buying Process to Foster Trust and Transparency
4.27.17 Online Marketplace

CarGurus Infuses Transparency and Trust into the Auto Marketplace

Many consumers now prefer to buy clothes, household products, and even groceries online because of the convenience and vast options the internet provides. But that move...

How Amazon Web Services Ushered Major League Baseball into the Digital Age with Scalable, Cloud-Based Infrastructure
4.25.17 Innovative Technologies

How Amazon Web Services Ushered MLB into the Digital Age

America’s favorite pastime was past due for a facelift. Founded in 1903, Major League Baseball was looking to harness the power of big data in a way that would delight...