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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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Updated: 8.10.17 Savings

CouponSherpa’s Enduring Impact on How Consumers Save

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Entrepreneur Jessica Bishop Builds a Brand by Cultivating a Community
Posted: 9.7.16 Marketing

Entrepreneur Jessica Bishop Builds a Brand by Cultivating a Community

Brand building isn’t easy. We’ve heard it before: it takes hard work and determination to grow a business. While that’s definitely true, most entrepreneurs are...

DealsPlus Offers Retailers a Channel to Win New Customers
Posted: 9.7.16 Online Marketplace

DealsPlus Offers Retailers a Channel to Win New Customers

It was 2006, and the housing bubble had just burst, leading to the eventual foreclosure of over 4 million properties across the country, according to a study on...

Fareportal Earns $4.5B in Sales on Travel Booking
Posted: 8.29.16 Travel

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Posted: 8.25.16 Marketing

BrandVerity Protects Your Brand and Verifies Compliance

TopCashback Passes Members 100% of Earned Advertising Commission
Updated: 9.27.16 Online Savings

TopCashback Passes Members 100% of Earned Advertising Commission

MyRegistry Helps Retailers Capitalize on Registry Sales
Posted: 8.23.16 Business Solutions

MyRegistry Helps Retailers Capitalize on Registry Sales

We were supposed to meet Nancy Lee for coffee at a hotel Starbucks, but given that we were in Times Square, the only space left for our meeting was a standing table...

Why Subscription Boxes are Still a Hot Commodity
Updated: 8.18.16 Ecommerce

Why Subscription Boxes are Still a Hot Commodity

With the emergence of the subscription service industry — “subcom” for short — customers can get just about anything delivered right to their door every...