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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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Polycom: Remote Customer Service & Communications Solutions to Help Retailers Streamline Operations & Consumer Experiences
3.28.17 Customer Service

Polycom Optimizes Customer Engagement & Supply Management

In a recent talk to business students at the University of Houston-Victoria, Exclusive Furniture CEO Sam Zavary noted communication is integral to a company’s success....

StatCounter Delivers Actionable Insights By Making Website Analytics Easy and the User Experience Intuitive
3.24.17 Online

StatCounter Delivers Actionable Insights By Simplifying Analytics

Online retailers are often so immersed in their products, supply chains, and customer service that they don’t have time to become experts in website statistics as...

Aruba Provides Wireless Networking Solutions that Enable Mobile Engagement Through Beacon Technology
3.22.17 Innovative Technologies

Aruba Provides Networking Solutions that Enable Mobile Engagement

In recent years, many in the retail industry have realized it’s time for a technological upgrade. Barcode-based inventory systems and basic wifi networks served...

WebpageFX Earns Our Editor’s Retail Choice Award™ for Performance-Based Web Marketing Services
3.21.17 Marketing

WebpageFX Earns Our Award for Performance-Based Web Marketing

International Gemological Institute Certification Ensures Authenticity & Adds Rock-Solid Confidence to Jewelry Purchases
3.20.17 Consumer Awareness

IGI Certification Adds Rock-Solid Confidence to Any Jewelry Purchase

Zero to Cloud in 100 Days: How NetSuite Enables Retailers to Embrace Omnichannel by Consolidating Data Into a Single Platform
3.17.17 Business Solutions

NetSuite Enables Retailers to Embrace Omnichannel by Unifying Data First

From Customer Interaction to Closing Sales, HP Mobile Devices Empower Employees to Thrive in a Rugged Retail Environment
3.16.17 Mobile

From Interaction to Closing Sales, HP Mobile Devices Empower Employees

While traditional PCs and smartphones are safe within the confines of a cubicle, these devices can’t withstand daily exposure to the modern retail environment....

Avoid Zero-Day Attacks: Check Point® Software Prevents Security Threats Before They Become Exploited Vulnerabilities
3.16.17 Cyber Security

Check Point® Prevents Threats From Becoming Exploited Vulnerabilities

As one of the world’s leaders in mobile technology, Samsung is always researching and developing the next iteration of its groundbreaking products — such as its line...