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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: 9.27.16 Online Marketplace

Gazelle Helps Consumers 'Get Cash for Unwanted Gadgets' at ecoATM Kiosks

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How ReadyForZero Helps You Manage & Reduce Debt Right From Your Phone
Updated: 7.8.16 Software

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Debbie Roes Shares Advice on How to Break Free from Shopaholism
Updated: 9.27.16 Online Shopping

Debbie Roes Shares Advice on How to Break Free from Shopaholism

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Updated: 6.29.16 Leisure & Travel

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Posted: 6.21.16 Marketing

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Updated: 6.21.16 Wholesale

DollarDays Supersizes the Buying Power for Small Businesses

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RetailNext's Aurora Sensor Brings eCommerce Style Analytics to Stores
Posted: 6.14.16 Software

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