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It’s not common knowledge, but the retail industry employs more engineers than Silicon Valley. While this stat might shock those outside of the industry, key e-commerce players like Gilt, Zappos and Indochino have been building up their tech talent for years. The technology department is one of the largest at Indochino with more than a [...]

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The retail industry has added more than 200,000 jobs over the past year, but – despite the popular image of the industry – 44 percent of retail employees do not work in a sales position. So, what are those jobs, you ask? Here are the five in-demand digital positions available in retail (and on the [...]

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We’ve heard all kinds of metaphors to refer to “mobile” – everything from “glue” and “electricity” to “connective tissue.” Whichever works for you, the point is that in just a few years, mobile devices have become a fixture in our lives. The latest Shop.org Snapshot showcases data from Prosper Insights and Analytics that underscores just how important [...]

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It doesn’t matter if you’re a small e-commerce startup or an established omnichannel giant: Success in 2014 requires an obsession with creating unique shopping experiences. At Retail’s BIG Show, Piers Fawkes and Scott Lachut from PSFK outlined the key takeaways from their Future of Retail 2014 report. They used technical terms like “data-driven commerce platforms” [...]

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If you’re celebrating the birthday of the World Wide Web today – the anniversary of the day in 1989 that Sir Tim Berners-Lee wrote a paper proposing the system that transformed the Internet – then you’re paying homage to 25 years of online inspiration. Thanks to the Internet Archive Wayback Machine, Shop.org is reminiscing about [...]

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