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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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How Fiverr’s Revolutionary Idea of Completing Tasks Has Changed the Way Businesses Get Work Done
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Fiverr Has Changed the Way Businesses Get Work Done

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Greenhouse Optimizes the Hiring Process From Interview to Onboarding With an Intuitive Cloud-Based Platform
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Greenhouse's Cloud-Based Platform Optimizes the Hiring Process

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Blue Kangaroo’s Personalized Tools Seek to Redefine How Consumers Find the Products They Want
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Blue Kangaroo’s Tools Connect Consumers to the Products They Want

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Inbound Marketing at its Roots: How HubSpot’s Tools Employ Deep Data Insights to Attract & Convert Prospective Customers
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HubSpot’s Tools Employ Data to Attract & Convert Prospective Customers

Living Rich With Coupons: Teaching Readers to Make the Most of Their Budgets to Lead a More Fulfilling Life
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Living Rich With Coupons Teaches Readers to Make the Most of Their Budgets

Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Food Lion Connects to Local Communities by Pledging to Donate 500M Meals by 2020
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Food Lion Connects to Communities by Donating 500M Meals

The NAI Helps Balance Consumer Privacy and the Advantages of Interest-Based Online Advertising
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NAI: Balancing Consumer Privacy with Interest-Based Online Advertising

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Reach 10K or 10M: Valpak Connects Retailers to Targeted Audiences with Marketing Tools That Yield Measurable ROI
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Valpak Connects Local Retailers to Targeted Audiences

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