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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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PromGirl: A Formalwear E-Commerce Pioneer Bringing Trends to Life
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PromGirl: A Formalwear E-Commerce Pioneer Bringing Trends to Life

Prom is such an entrenched rite of passage for high schoolers that it has supported an entire subset of the retail industry for decades. Brick-and-mortar businesses have...

Axis Communications Video Solutions Help Retailers Optimize Stores
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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...

Dell EMC Helps Retailers Realize the Economic Value of Their Data
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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: A Recruiting Platform That Boosts Engagement
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Jobvite: A Recruiting Platform That Boosts Engagement

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

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

KnowledgeTree: Predictive Content Analytics That Boosts Sales
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KnowledgeTree: Predictive Content Analytics That Boosts Sales

The sales and marketing departments within a company rely heavily on each other, but a disconnect can often be evident between the two. For businesses trying to find...

AliExpress Helps Alibaba Solidify a Globalized E-Commerce Strategy
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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...