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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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SUPERAntiSpyware for Business: A Lightweight, Scalable Software Solution for Central Management of Security Threats
4.11.17 Cyber Security

SUPERAntiSpyware for Business Provides Scalable Security

Businesses face an endless barrage of malware as cyber criminals seek out vulnerabilities in systems to launch ransomware attacks that threaten brand...

How Piwik’s Open-Source Analytics Platform Keeps You in Control of Your Company’s Data
4.10.17 Software

Piwik’s Open-Source Analytics Keeps You in Control of Company Data

Retail companies are investing heavily in collecting customer data and developing machine learning capabilities to make sense of it all, and it’s easy to see why. The...

E-Commerce Made Easy: How Weebly’s Complete Platform Enables Entrepreneurs to Create Stores and Compete Online
4.5.17 Ecommerce

Weebly Enables Entrepreneurs to Create Stores and Compete Online

A couple of decades ago, aspiring entrepreneurs faced a much bigger barrier to entry into the marketplace. Not only would they have to come up with a great idea, they...

Quantcast Empowers Retailers with Deep Demographic Data, Uncovering New Customers & Delivering Relevant Ads
4.5.17 Marketing

Quantcast Empowers Retailers with Deep Demographic Data

Kronos Earns Our Editor’s Retail Choice Award™ for Workforce Management Software
4.4.17 Human Resources

Kronos Earns Our Award for Workforce Management Software

A Fresh Approach: How Five Guys® Built a Booming Burger Business by Focusing on Quality and Simplicity
4.4.17 Entrepreneurial Success

Five Guys® Built a Booming Burger Business by Focusing on Quality

How Zenni Optical Provides Quality, Stylish Prescription Glasses at a Fraction of the Cost of Most Brick-and-Mortar Eyeglass Retailers
3.31.17 Online Shopping

How Zenni Optical Provides Quality Glasses at Very Low Price Points

If you wear prescription eyeglasses, you’re well aware the process of visiting the optician, selecting the right frames, and waiting on your glasses to be produced is...

How Blue Nile Disrupted the Jewelry Industry by Selling Online and Giving Consumers More Control Over the Buying Experience
3.29.17 Online Shopping

Blue Nile is Disrupting the Jewelry Industry by Giving Customers Control

When a disruptive idea hits any industry, it challenges the established way of doing things and can be a turning point in an industry’s history. Tivo changed the way...