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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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Grocery Coupon Network: Co-Founder Jeff Hudson Builds on Authenticity

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Esri: A Mapping Platform For Retailers to Determine Areas for Expansion

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From a Hobby to a Booming Business: How Kyle Taylor Turned The Penny Hoarder into a Media Powerhouse
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Checkpoint Systems: Versatile RFID Tags for Inventory Management

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