Tag Archives: 2015

Universum’s 2015 Top Employers (Including Retailers): Part 1 — the U.S.

Universum is the global leader in employer branding. Annually, it conducts student surveys to determine their ideal employers —  including retailers. In Part 1 of our two posts on these surveys, the views of U.S. students are highlighted. In Part … Continue reading

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Retailing A to Z’s Most Popular Posts for the First Half of 2015

Thank you for reading our Retailing: From A to Z by Joel Evans posts. 🙂 Here are the most popular 12 posts thus far in 2015 (January 1-June 30). Take a look if you missed any of them: Rating a Store from … Continue reading

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2015 Global Retail Sales Booming

2015 promises to be a very strong retail sales year around the world as more countries recover from their recessions. Total global retail sales in 2015 are projected to reach nearly $24 trillion dollars. According to eMarketer: “Retail sales worldwide … Continue reading

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The Most Ethical Retail Firms According to Ethisphere Institute

There are various reports about the most ethical firms in the world. One of the most comprehensive such reports is compiled by the Ethisphere® Institute. According to its Web site: “The Ethisphere® Institute is the global leader in defining and … Continue reading

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Retailers Closing the Most Stores

Although 2015 promises to be a good year for many retailers, others still face tough times ahead. And for some retailers, continued store closings remain in their immediate future. As reported by Mark Lieberman and Thomas C. Frohlich for 24/7 Wall … Continue reading

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How Do Entrepreneurs Feel About 2015?

After enduring the Great Recession, many — but, by no means all — entrepreneurs have done better the last couple of years. So, how are they feeling as we enter further into 2015? As Leigh Buchanan reports for Inc., the leading … Continue reading

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