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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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Recognizing BNSF as an Innovative Intermodal Transport Solution that Helps Retailers Optimize Supply Chain
8.22.17 Business Solutions

BNSF's Intermodal Transport Helps Retailers Optimize Supply Chain

The modern retail customer has high expectations of the brands they shop, but they don’t often pay attention to what’s going on behind the scenes. However, retailers... Founded by Friends with a Passion for Sharing Helpful Holiday Shopping Information with Readers
8.22.17 Entrepreneurial Success 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: How Per Christensson Built a Business to Better Communicate and Define Technical Jargon
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...

VoucherCodes: Multi-Channel Partnerships Help UK Retailers Offer Savings to Customers However They Choose to Shop
8.18.17 Entrepreneurial Success

VoucherCodes Helps UK Retailers Offer Multi-Channel Savings

QuestionPro Conversational Forms Make Collecting Customer Information More Personalized and Engaging
8.16.17 Consumer Surveys

QuestionPro Enhances Engagement Through Conversational Forms

How Created a Shopping Holiday That Continues to Benefit Last-Minute Shoppers and Online Retailers
8.10.17 Ecommerce Benefiting Last-Minute Shoppers & Retailers

Penny Pinchin' Mom: How Tracie Fobes Draws on Her Real-Life Experiences to Connect with Readers & Share Trustworthy Brands
8.10.17 Online Savings

Penny Pinchin' Mom Shares Experiences that Connect Readers & Brands

“I know my reader. I can see her,” Tracie Fobes said as she explained how she stays motivated. She went from CEO of her family to CEO of the successful...

How CJ Affiliate Leverages Conversant’s Data to Help Retailers Drive Better Returns Through Affiliate Marketing
8.10.17 Marketing

CJ Affiliate Uses Data to Benefit Both Retailers and Ad Publishers

In the digital age, retailers have access to many marketing methods – pay-per-click advertising, content marketing, and social media chief among them. While these...