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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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Shapeways 3D Printing Offers a Marketplace for Your Unique Products

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Music to Your Ears: How Licensing Tunes Through ASCAP Can Help Keep Your Customers in the Buying Mood
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How Licensing Music Through ASCAP Keeps Customers Buying

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How Classy Helps Nonprofits Apply Business Strategy to Fundraising

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ViewSonic: Our Editor’s Retail Choice Award™ for Digital Commercial Displays
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ViewSonic: Our Editor’s Retail Choice Award™ For Digital Commercial Display

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Constant Contact Offers Comprehensive Email Marketing Services to Help SMBs Reach, Convert, and Retain Customers
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Constant Contact's Email Marketing Services Help SMBs Reach Customers

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