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

As customers’ habits continue to trend toward online versus in-store shopping around the holidays, retailers have responded by shifting more of their traditional Black...

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...

Couponbox: A Valuable Online Resource for Shoppers to Find Both Discounts and Money-Saving Advice in 10 Countries
8.9.17 Online Savings

Couponbox: A Resource for Online Shoppers to Find Discounts and Advice

How Overstock Became a Leading Innovator in E-Commerce By Investing in Financial Technology and Small Merchants
8.8.17 Ecommerce

How Overstock Became a Leading Innovator in E-Commerce

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8.8.17 Savings

How’s Daily Deals Make Saving Money Exciting

OwnLocal: The Digital Ad Platform Media Publishers Use to Help Grow the Visibility of Local SMBs
8.7.17 Marketing

OwnLocal: The Digital Ad Platform Media Publishers Use for SMBs

When a small business wants to market to local consumers, one of the most effective ways to get the message across is by buying advertising from an area media publisher....

NVIDIA: Deep Learning Technology Helps Retailers Leverage AI to Analyze More Customer Data and Boost Security Through Video
8.4.17 Innovative Technologies

NVIDIA: Deep Learning Technology Helps Retailers Analyze More Data

As video games have become hyper-realistic and we have the ability to navigate seemingly infinite worlds, the technology that powers those visuals has grown. A big leap...