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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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How Bowflex Built a Fitness Empire by Connecting to Consumers
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How Bowflex Built a Fitness Empire by Connecting to Consumers

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Dan's Deals: Savings for Shoppers and Advice on Rewards Programs
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Dan's Deals: Savings for Shoppers and Advice on Rewards Programs

Dan Eleff doesn’t generally recommend using rewards points or airline miles to purchase non-travel items. And as the founder of Dan’s Deals, which...

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Udemy for Business™ — How Organizations Upskill Employees

In today’s fast-moving retail world, businesses can’t afford to let their employees fall behind on the skill sets they need to do their jobs. Workers must be fluent...

Mission to Save: From Deal-Hunting Hobby to Helpful Brand
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10.2.17 Ecommerce

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How Alicia’s Deals Grew to Serve Consumers Beyond Arizona
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How Alicia’s Deals Grew to Serve Consumers Beyond Arizona

Magellan GPS Provides Navigation Solutions Through Integrations
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Magellan GPS Provides Navigation Solutions Through Integrations

Trucking companies must prioritize both driver safety and fleet efficiency. That means drivers not only need to know the routes that will maximize fuel economy, but also...

Dealhack: Dedicated to Improving the Online Shopping Experience
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Dealhack: Dedicated to Improving the Online Shopping Experience

As technology continues to offer more choices about where, when, and how to shop, consumers are becoming more selective. Personalized deals, discounts, coupons, and free...