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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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From Engaging Content to Brand Consultancy, PopSugar Helps Retailers Reach 1 in 3 Millennial Women
2.17.17 Marketing

PopSugar Helps Retailers Reach 1 in 3 Millennial Women

What began as a celebrity blog and side project in 2006 has evolved into a serious influencer among an important consumer demographic: positive-minded, millennial women....

Vonage® Business: Innovative SmartWAN Unifies Voice, Video, and Text Communication in the Cloud
2.17.17 Business Solutions

Vonage® Business: Cloud-Connected SmartWAN Unifies Communications

Consumers have the expectation to be able to call a business and talk to an associate. They may call to ask if a product is in stock or what hours the store is open, and...

From Humble Motherboard Manufacturer to Leading Digital Enterprise: ASUS Takes on the Global Consumer Electronics Space
2.17.17 Ecommerce

ASUS — A Leading Digital Enterprise in Global Consumer Electronics

It’s no secret having a solid corporate social responsibility (CSR) policy has become integral to a business’ success in the current socially conscious landscape....

Cisco Helps Retailers Ease Into the Digital Transformation: An In-Store Analytics Fabric Connecting Virtual Beacons, Mobile POS, and Digital Signage
2.16.17 Innovative Technologies

Cisco: An Analytics Fabric Connecting In-Store Technology

Known For Free Radio & Podcasts, TuneIn Adds Premium Access to Sports Broadcasts & Audiobooks to Attract New Listeners
2.16.17 Entertainment

TuneIn Attracts Listeners with Access to Sports Broadcasts & Podcasts

From Search Engine Pioneer to IoT Technology Developer — LYCOS Continues to Provide Digital Media Solutions for Retailers
2.16.17 Online

LYCOS Provides Online Media Solutions & Innovative IoT Tech Products

AT&T Innovates a Software Network for Retailers to Monitor and Diagnose Connected Devices From the Cloud
2.15.17 Innovative Technologies

Innovative AT&T Network Lets Retailers Monitor Devices from the Cloud

Since its beginnings as the American Telephone & Telegraph Company in 1885, AT&T has been a recognizable name in the communications industry. As the telephone...

How IBM’s Watson is Making Sense of Unstructured Data and Empowering Retail Employees to Accomplish Big-Picture Goals
2.15.17 Business Solutions

How IBM’s Watson is Empowering Employees to Accomplish Bigger Goals

In the early 1800s, a group of English textile workers known as the Luddites raged against the machines, fearing technological advances would threaten their livelihoods....