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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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The Long Now Foundation: How Thinking About Long-Term Impact Can Help Businesses Make Better Decisions Today
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How Thinking About Tomorrow Can Lead to Better Decisions Today

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How Swagbucks Reshaped the Rewards Marketplace by Offering Consumers a Way to Earn Extra Spending Money
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How Swagbucks Offers Consumers a Way to Earn Extra Money

From college students to stay-at-home moms to someone with a little spare time on their hands, Swagbucks offers an incentivized, low-commitment option for quickly...

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GPCC Helps Phoenix Area Businesses Grow Along with the Community

The first US chamber of commerce was founded in New York City in 1768, laying the foundation for local networks as reputable advocates for small business. Today, chambers...