Tag Archives: United States

Most Attractive U.S. Employers: 2017

Yesterday’s post covered the 2017 most attractive global employers for business students. Click below to access information on the prior two surveys: 2016 most attractive U.S. employers. 2015 most attractive U.S. employers.   Background In sum, these are Universum’s survey … Continue reading

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U.S. E-Commerce Projections Through 2021

What’s ahead into the next decade for U.S. retail E-commerce — by product category? Recent research by eMarketer provides the answer.    

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The Most Desirable Employers of 2016

Each year, Universum publishes the results of its extensive surveys in various fields and countries/regions. This post covers Universum’s 2016 survey of more than 72,000 U.S. students (more than 20,000 business majors) at 359 universities and colleges about the most … Continue reading

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Slow North American Retail Growth Ahead

United States and Canadian retailers are forecast to be in a slow to moderate growth mode well into the future. According to an eMarketer study: “Despite steady growth of 3%, which puts the U.S. ahead of Canada’s rate of increase, … Continue reading

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The Popularity of U.S. Pizzerias and Italian Restaurants

We know that pizzerias and Italian restaurants are EXTREMELY popular in the United States. But just how popular? As CHD Expert, which serves the global food service industry, reports: The Pizza restaurant industry landscape is one of the most popular … Continue reading

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Tesco Exits the United States

British firm Tesco is one of the largest and most popular retailers in the world. Nonetheless, after a much publicized, highly anticipated, and rather recent entry into the United States marketplace, Tesco has decided to leave the U.S. As reported … Continue reading

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Online Shoppers: A Global Perspective

Although consumers in the United States generate the most online sales dollars each year (with $385 billion expected in 2013), China has the greatest number of online shoppers (with 271 million in 2013). Check out this table from eMarketer; and … Continue reading

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