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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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How Marketo Helped the Milwaukee Bucks Drive Season Ticket Sales
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How Marketo Helped the Milwaukee Bucks Drive Season Ticket Sales

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Condusiv Helps Businesses Solve Data Processing Slowdowns
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Condusiv Helps Businesses Solve Data Processing Slowdowns

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Target Hits the Bull’s-Eye on Diversity and Inclusion in Retail
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Target Hits the Bull’s-Eye on Diversity and Inclusion in Retail

Women are responsible for 70-80% of the consumer economy, so it would make sense they would play a major role in retail leadership Unfortunately, women hold only 5.6% of...

Box: A Cloud-Based Platform for Collaboration with Analytics
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ZipRecruiter: Find & Hire Employees From a Network of 40M Job Seekers

How eBay Connects Sellers to Buyers Through Machine Learning
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How eBay Connects Sellers to Buyers Through Machine Learning

Magic: The Gathering — How the Card Game Keeps Its Players Engaged
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Magic: The Gathering — How the Card Game Keeps Its Players Engaged

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Mirum's Mitch Joel Shares Digital Marketing Insights on Modern Retail
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Mirum's Mitch Joel Shares Digital Marketing Insights on Modern Retail

Marketing Magazine named him “Canada’s Rock Star of Digital Marketing” in 2007. A decade later, Mitch Joel has done nothing to prove the publication wrong. In fact...