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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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Chitika’s Advertising Platform Cidewalk Helps Business Owners Monetize Websites & Retailers Market Brands to Local Audiences
2.14.17 Marketing

Chitika Helps Businesses Monetize Websites & Advertisers Market Brands

Today’s world of online advertising is extremely noisy, to say the least. Businesses must compete with countless voices in order to have their messages heard by the...

Intel Announces Its Responsive Retail Platform™ and $100M Investment Aimed at Revolutionizing the In-Store Experience
2.8.17 Conferences & Events

Intel's Responsive Retail Platform™ to Revolutionize the In-Store Experience

One of the key announcements at the National Retail Federation’s 2017 Big Show came when Intel CEO Brian Krzanich took the stage in New York City to introduce his...

Turning Customer Feedback Into Actionable Data, UserVoice Removes the Guesswork for Product Management Teams
2.8.17 Consumer Surveys

UserVoice Removes the Guesswork for Product Management Teams

These days retailers are able to connect and interact with customers like never before. And customers now expect companies to not only listen to their feedback but to...

Shoppers Become Shareholders with iConsumer: A New Business Model Rewards Buyers with Cashback & Stock in its Company
2.8.17 Online Shopping

The iConsumer Business Model Rewards Shoppers with Cashback and Stock

Xerox Continues its Legacy as a Leader in Print Tech with In-Store Product Customization That Saves on Inventory & Supply Costs
2.7.17 Merchandising

Xerox: A Print Tech Leader with Customization In-Store to Save on Costs

RadiumOne Rebrands as Sharing Analytics — Its Social Tools Reveal Actionable Data By Capturing Real-Time Interactions
2.3.17 Marketing

RadiumOne Rebrands — Its Sharing Tools Reveal Actionable Analytics

Keep Up With Consumers: How KPMG’s Research-Backed Advice Helps Retailers Distinguish Lasting Trends from Passing Fads
2.3.17 Financial Services

KPMG Helps Retailers Distinguish Lasting Trends from Passing Fads

As we walked around three floors full of exhibitor booths at the 2017 National Retail Federation Big Show in New York, one thing stood out: future innovations were...

It’s All About Usability — Nielsen Norman Group Shows Businesses How to Boost Revenue by Enhancing Customer Experience
2.2.17 Business Solutions

Nielsen Norman Group Helps Businesses Grow Bottom Lines

User experience has become top-of-mind for contemporary retailers — and for good reason. According to a recent study by CCScan, as many as 88% of customers who have an...