Tag Archives: U.S.

2017: The Leading 100 U.S. Retailers

Each year, Stores publishes a list of the leading U.S. Retailers. The 2017 report is now available: “Welcome to [our] Top 100 Retailers issue. This annual compendium of the nation’s retailers is a ranking of the industry’s largest companies according … Continue reading

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U.S. Shoppers’ Online Activity Across Borders

How much do U.S. online shoppers buy from outside the United States? This is an important question for both U.S. and foreign online retailers. eMarketer helps us answer the preceding question: “More than three-fourths (77.0%) of U.S. Internet users were … Continue reading

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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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Are Wages on the Verge of Rising Again?

Positive performance of the Gross Domestic Product? Check. Unemployment rate still dropping? Check. Energy prices down from last year? Check. (Despite some recent price increases). So, why haven’t U.S. wages risen faster and higher than they have? Are wages finally … Continue reading

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Universum’s 2014 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, U.S. employers are highlighted. In Part 2, global/foreign employers … Continue reading

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