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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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UC Davis MBA Program Helps Students Develop Hands-On Skills
Posted: 3.12.18 Personal Development

UC Davis MBA Program Helps Students Develop Hands-On Skills

A decade ago, the UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s curriculum renewal process turned out to be anything but routine. Alumni, recruiters, and the companies...

VisualCV Offers Modern Résumé Solutions for Job Seekers
Posted: 3.12.18 Personal Development

VisualCV Offers Modern Résumé Solutions for Job Seekers

Recruiting is a competitive business, and most hiring managers spend only six seconds looking at a résumé before moving on to the next one. And a job seeker making it...

Zebra's Innovative Inventory Solutions Enable Visibility & Fulfillment
Posted: 3.9.18 Innovative Technologies

Zebra's Innovative Inventory Solutions Enable Visibility & Fulfillment

Like many modern-day businesses, Whirlpool was suffering from a lack of visibility in its supply chain. A spreadsheet-based system was not adequate to keep tabs on all...

Moneypenny Provides Personalized Customer Service Solutions
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Moneypenny Provides Personalized Customer Service Solutions

The Urban Institute Launches Research on Retail Workforce Issues
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The Urban Institute Launches Research on Retail Workforce Issues

IBHS Provides Business Owners with Resources to Plan for Disasters
Posted: 2.19.18 Business Solutions

IBHS Provides Business Owners with Resources to Plan for Disasters

How Columbia Restaurant Enabled a New Line of Unique Dining Experiences
Posted: 2.16.18 Entrepreneurial Success

How Columbia Restaurant Enabled a New Line of Unique Dining Experiences

On December 17, 1903, the same day Wilbur and Orville Wright took flight for the first time, Cuban immigrant Casimiro Hernandez, Sr. opened a saloon on Seventh Avenue and...

Microsoft Intelligent Retail Empowers Employees & Generates Insights
Updated: 2.16.18 Business Solutions

Microsoft Intelligent Retail Empowers Employees & Generates Insights

Columbia Sportswear, a leading lifestyle apparel, footwear, accessories, and equipment retailer, was looking to deliver a more personalized and seamless experience. The...