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The retail industry involves the sale of new or used
goods to final consumers for personal or household consumption.
RETAIL INDUSTRY WEBSITES
Retail Industry Online
Retail Industry in the
Definition, history, and evolution of the retail industry.
Retail is the second-largest
industry in the United States
both in number of establishments and number of employees. The U.S. retail
industry generates $3.8 trillion in retail sales annually ($4.2 trillion
if food service sales are included), approximately $11,993 per capita. The
retail sector is also one of the largest worldwide.
a web guide for retail industry executives. It
provides links to the best sites and resources online
so that busy professionals can save valuable time.
provide unique editorial coverage to help retailers
win the battle for consumer dollars in a fast-changing marketplace.
Retail and Distribution
complete IT services and business solutions for retailers
based on rich domain expertise and strong technical capabilities.
Infosys has helped clients save working capital, reduce inventories
and develop customer-centric metrics to boost sales and minimize lost sales.
Run by retailers
for retailers, Skillsmart Retail operates under licence to
the Department for Education and Skills and is part of the
Skills for Business Network.
Investopedia - The Retailing
Retailing can be
a fairly general description for an industry. All
businesses that sell goods and services to consumers fall under the
umbrella of retailing, but there are several directions we can take
from here. For starters there are department stores, discount stores,
specialty stores, and even seasonal retailers.
is the largest career and recruiting board
designed for Retail. Its mission is to enhance recruiting and
career opportunities for individuals in the retail industry.
Microstrategy for the Retail
high-performance business intelligence
applications to support the intense challenges and trends
that the industry faces, such as data proliferation, distributed
decision-making, renewed focus on customer loyalty, increasingly
sophisticated user populations, and technological advances like RFID.
NEWS AND ARTICLES ABOUT RETAIL
Market Research Reports and News
Markets Research Center at Vanderbilt University was founded in
1987 to foster scholarly research in financial markets, financial instruments,
and financial institutions. Research of the Center may focus on participants in
financial markets, such as brokers, exchanges, and financial intermediaries, on
businesses needing financing, and on appropriate regulatory policy.
provides industry business leaders with informed opinions on the
technologies required to create a competitive advantage. Research covers topics
of strategic importance to banks, insurance companies, asset management firms,
securities brokerages, and diversified financial institutions globally. This research is
used to guide internal investment decisions, help in planning for future technology
needs, benchmark against competitors, and stay current on solution offerings.
Markets Center provides research and education resources to citizen
organizations, policymakers, scholars and journalists interested in central banks
and the financial sector. The materials at this website include analytical reports,
data sets, teaching tools and an extensive archive of Federal Reserve records.
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RETAIL ONLINE MARKET GUIDES
Links to selected sources of retail
Retail Online Checkout
report about the online retail checkout process takes
a detailed look at how e-commerce sites can reduce abandonment
rates, using real-life examples from top etailer sites. Report examines
checkout best practice in the context of the overall customer journey,
based on expertise in both design and psychology.
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selected newspapers and magazines.
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