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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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Axis Communications® Video Solutions: Helping Retailers Monitor Operations to Optimize Stores and Prevent Losses
5.25.17 Business Solutions

Axis Communications Video Solutions Help Retailers Optimize Stores

The retail industry has been using surveillance and security equipment for decades now, and, until recently, these technologies have mostly served the same primary...

How Dell EMC Helps Retailers Realize the Value of Their Data by Analyzing It to Predict Business Outcomes and Improve ROI
5.24.17 Business Solutions

Dell EMC Helps Retailers Realize the Economic Value of Their Data

Retail was one of the first industries to embrace the potential of data to drive revenue, and some companies — like Walmart — began setting up data centers in the...

Jobvite’s Comprehensive Recruiting and Onboarding Platform — How Businesses Boost Candidate Engagement and Time-to-Productivity
5.24.17 Human Resources

Jobvite: A Recruiting Platform That Boosts Engagement

With unemployment rates below 5% and hundreds of thousands of new jobs generated every month, it’s a job-seeker’s market. More than half of the respondents in...

5.23.17 Entrepreneurial Success

4 Your Type: Building a Brand on the Link Between Blood Type and Well-Being

Sonic Foundry’s Mediasite Platform Recognized for Data-Driven Video Capabilities that Improve Workforce Communication
5.19.17 Business Solutions

Sonic Foundry’s Mediasite Video Platform Uses Data to Improve Communication

Knowledge Tree Boosts Sales: Giving Reps the Information They Need & Predicting Content that Will Drive Performance
5.17.17 Software

KnowledgeTree: Predictive Content Analytics That Boosts Sales

How AliExpress Reached 100 Million Users and Helped the Alibaba Group Solidify a Globalized E-Commerce Strategy
5.16.17 Ecommerce

AliExpress Helps Alibaba Solidify a Globalized E-Commerce Strategy

Since Alibaba Group was founded in 1999, the company has been clear about its vision to build a globally connected online marketplace for business-to-business and...

Verint Earns Our Editor’s Retail Choice Award™ for Customer Engagement Optimization
5.15.17 Customer Service

Verint Earns Our Award for Customer Engagement Optimization

As consumers become increasingly independent, they want to interact with brands on their own terms — which includes providing feedback — not have those terms...