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1 retail sales https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

2 Chromebook Cr-48 prototype 1 The Cr-48 was intended for testing only, not retail sales. Google addressed complaints that the Operating System offers little functionality when the host device is not connected to the Internet, demonstrated an offline version of Google Docs, and announced a 3G plan that would give users 100 MB of free data each month, with additional paid plans available from Verizon. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

3 Data mining Business 1 Another example of data mining, often called the market basket analysis, relates to its use in retail sales https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

4 E-commerce - Timeline : US eCommerce and Online Retail sales projected to reach $226 billion, an increase of 12 percent over https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

5 Microsoft Office - Licensing 1 In addition to ing retail sales and site-wide installations, Microsoft offers a "Home Use Program" (HUP) permitting employees of a participating organization access to home- use Microsoft Office products. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

6 Encyclopædia Britannica - Digital encyclopaedias on optical media 1 Encarta was the top-selling multimedia encyclopaedia, based on total US retail sales from January 2000 to February 2006 https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

7 Diamond 1 According to the Rio Tinto Group, in 2002 the diamonds produced and released to the market were valued at US$9 billion as rough diamonds, US$14 billion after being cut and polished, US$28 billion in wholesale diamond jewelry, and US$57 billion in retail sales. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

8 Seiko Epson - 20th century 1 The purpose of the program was to help improve sales, improve retail sales reps' knowledge of Epson products and to address Epson customer service in a retail environment https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

9 PepsiCo 1 As of January 2012, 22 of PepsiCo's product lines generated retail sales of more than $1 billion each, and the company's products were distributed across more than 200 countries, resulting in annual net revenues of $43.3 billion. Based on net revenue, PepsiCo is the second largest food & beverage business in the world. Within North America, PepsiCo is ranked (by net revenue) as the largest food and beverage business. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

10 PepsiCo - Products and brands 1 PepsiCo's product mix as of 2012 (based on worldwide net revenue) consists of 63 percent foods, and 37 percent beverages. On a worldwide basis, the company's current products lines include several hundred brands that in 2009 were estimated to have generated approximately $108 billion in cumulative annual retail sales. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

11 Ford Motor Company 1 Fleet sales of Ford for the same period rose 35% to 386,000 units while retail sales increase 19% https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

12 Chevrolet - Thailand 1 Production, Retail Sales and Registration of Chevrolet brand in Thailand during 2011 (Units) https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

13 Chevrolet - Thailand 1 ModelProduction Retail Sales Registration https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

14 Doritos - History 1 According to Information Resources International, in 1993, Doritos earned $1.3 billion in retail sales, one-third of the total Frito-Lay sales for the year https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

15 James R. Biard - Life and career 1 Bob’s mother, Mary Ruth Biard (née Bills), worked as a retail sales person at the Collegiate Shop in downtown Paris https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

16 Apple Specialist - History 1 Before the introduction of Apple retail stores, the Specialist resellers, typically locally owned small businesses, were primary contributors to retail sales channel and user support for the computer manufacturer among other Apple- authorized resellers and Value-added resellers. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

17 Web application 1 Common web applications include webmail, online retail sales, online auctions, wikis and many other functions. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

18 Retail - Global top five retailers 1 Retail Sales RankCompany Country of Origin2010 group revenue (US $mil) https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

19 Retail - United States 1 The United States retail sector features the largest number of large, lucrative retailers in the world. A 2012 Deloitte report published in STORES magazine indicated that of the world's top 250 largest retailers by retail sales revenue in fiscal year 2010, 32% of those retailers were based in the United States, and those 32% accounted for 41% of the total retail sales revenue of the top 250. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

20 Retail - United States 1 Since 1951, the U.S. Census Bureau has published the Retail Sales report every month. It is a measure of consumer spending, an important indicator of the US GDP. Retail firms provide data on the dollar value of their retail sales and inventories. A sample of 12,000 firms is included in the final survey and 5,000 in the advanced one. The advanced estimated data is based on a subsample from the US CB complete retail & food services sample. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

21 MakerBot Industries - Services 1 In November 2011, MakerBot began its first retail sales of Thing-O-Matic through AC Gears in New York City with a permanent display https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

22 University of Cincinnati - Dining 1 UC placed third in the category of 'Retail sales – Single concept'. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

23 Telecommunications in Iran - Consumer electronics 1 The digital consumer technology sector is expected to see retail sales in excess of $24 billion by the end of https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

24 Electronic commerce - Timeline 1 * 2012: US eCommerce and Online Retail sales projected to reach $226 billion, an increase of 12 percent over https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

25 Feature phone - Market share 1 During the mid-2000s, best-selling feature phones such as the fashionable flip-phone Motorola Razr, multimedia Sony Ericsson W580i, and the LG Black Label Series not only occupied the mid-range pricing in a wireless provider's lineup, they made up the bulk of retail sales as smartphones from BlackBerry and Palm, Inc.|Palm were still considered a niche category for business use. Even as late as 2009, smartphone penetration in North America was low. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

26 Windows XP 1 Direct Original Equipment Manufacturer|OEM and retail sales of Windows XP ceased on June 30, 2008 https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

27 Windows XP - Support lifecycle 1 The company stopped general licensing of Windows XP to OEMs and terminated retail sales of the operating system on June 30, 2008, 17 months after the release of Windows Vista. However, an exception was announced on April 3, 2008, for OEMs installing to ultra low-cost PCs (Netbook|ULCPCs) until one year after the availability of Windows 7 (that is, until October 22, 2010). https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

28 Virtual good - Virtual goods purveyors 1 *Cellufun[http://www.usatoday.com/tech/pr oducts/ virtual-retail-sales- avatar_N.htm Unlike reality, virtual retail sales are hot, especially for avatars] USA Today, 23 Dec 2009 https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

29 Vendor - History 1 'Vendor' is often a generic term, used for suppliers of industries from Retailing|retail sales to manufacturers to city organizations. 'Vendor' generally applies only to the immediate vendor, or the organization that is paid for the goods, rather than to the original manufacturer or the organization performing the service if it is different from the immediate supplier. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

30 Fastenal - Canada 1 Entering the market in 1994,[http://investor.fastenal.com/common/do wnload/download.cfm?companyid=FASTfileid =275734filekey=1ECE2010-CC49-4A73- B1D4- 71B033E9E1A9filename=2008_Presidents_L etter.pdf President’s Letter to Shareholders (2008)] Fastenal Official Site as of 2009 Fastenal had retail sales outlets in every province and two Canadian distribution centers. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

31 Web apps 1 Common web applications include webmail, online retail sales, online auctions, wikis and many other functions. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

32 Portal 2 - Sales 1 Gamasutra analyst Matt Matthews said that, based on NPD Group data, the outage did not seriously affect retail sales of software, but some developers did report drops in sales https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

33 Office of Fair Trading - Reputation 1 * Oil companies retail sales / petrol - in October 2008 the UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown threatened oil companies with an OFT investigation unless lower oil prices were passed to consumers; this was despite several OFT investigations in the past giving the industry a clean bill of health. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

34 Black Friday (shopping) - United States 1 The news media usually give heavy play to reports of Black Friday shopping and their implications for the commercial success of the Christmas shopping season, but the relationship between Black Friday sales and retail sales for the full holiday season is quite weak and may even be negative https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

35 Retailer - United States 1 The United States retail sector features the largest number of large, lucrative retailers in the world. A 2012 Deloitte report published in STORES magazine indicated that of the world's top 250 largest retailers by retail sales revenue in fiscal year 2010, 32% of those retailers were based in the United States, and those 32% accounted for 41% of the total retail sales revenue of the top 250.Deloitte, Switching Channels: Global Powers of Retailing 2012, STORES, January 2012, G20. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

36 Indie game - Industry 1 The expansion of Internet allowed games to be online distribution|distributed online moving beyond retail sales https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

37 Plug-in hybrid - Production models 1 Retail sales of the BYD Qin began in Costa Rica in November 2013, and sales in other Latin American countries are scheduled to begin in The start of retail sales in the Chinese market was rescheduled several times, and deliveries began in mid December The Cadillac ELR was released to retail customers in the U.S. in December The ELR is a limited production luxury car|luxury coupé that shares the powertrain of the Chevrolet Volt and has an all-electric range of about. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

38 Ford Fusion Energi 1 The Fusion Energi is a plug-in hybrid unveiled at the 2012 North American International Auto Show, and retail sales in the U.S https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

39 Feed-in tariff - Oregon 1 The aggregate cap was divided, based on 2008 retail sales revenue https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

40 BYD F3DM 1 A testing program was launched in the U.S. on December 2010 with the participation of the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA). The F3DM was expected to go on sale in the U.S. in 2012 at a price of before any Government incentives for plug-in electric vehicles#United States|government incentives. In October 2011 BYD announced that retail sales will be delayed due to the lack of charging infrastructure. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

41 BYD F3DM - United States 1 The F3DM was scheduled to begin retail sales in the U.S. in 2012 at a price of before any Government incentives for plug-in electric vehicles#United States|federal and local incentives. In October 2011 BYD opened its headquarters in Los Angeles, a year behind schedule, and announced that retail sales will be delayed due to the lack of charging infrastructure. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

42 Natural gas - United States 1 In the United States, retail sales are often in units of therms (th); 1 therm = 100,000BTU https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

43 Mitsubishi Outlander P-HEV - Plug-in hybrid 1 The European version was unveiled at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show and was slated be released for retail sales in July 2013 https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

44 Ford Motor Corporation - North America 1 Fleet sales of Ford for the same period rose 35% to 386,000 units while retail sales increase 19% https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

45 BMW i3 - Europe 1 Since July 2013 a total of 801 units have been registered in Europe through November 2013, including press fleet vehicles and dealer demonstrators, and just over 400 units corresponds to retail sales. Germany is the leading market. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

46 Plug-in electric vehicle 1, there are over 30 models of highway- capable plug-in electric passenger cars available for retail sales, mainly in the United States, Japan, Western Europe|Western European countries and China https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

47 BYD e6 - United States 1 However, in October 2011 BYD opened its headquarters in Los Angeles, a year behind schedule, and announced that retail sales will be delayed at least for 18 months due to the lack of charging infrastructure. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

48 Lexus s: Global reorganization 1 The Altezza and Aristo were previously exclusive to Japanese Toyota retail sales channels called Toyota#Japan|Toyota Vista Store, the Windom was exclusive to Toyota Corolla Store, the Celsior and Harrier were exclusive to Toyopet Store, and the Soarer was previously available at both Toyota Store and Toyopet Store locations https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

49 All-electric car s to present: Revival of interest 1 The Smart electric drive, Wheego Whip LiFe, Mia electric, Volvo C30 Electric, and the Ford Focus Electric were launched for retail customers during The BYD e6, released initially for fleet customers in 2010, began retail sales in Shenzhen, China in October, The Bolloré Bluecar was released in December 2011 and deployed for use in the Autolib' carsharing service in Paris. Leasing to individual and corporate customers began in October 2012 and is limited to the Île-de-France area. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

50 Mitsubishi i MiEV - Australia 1 Retail sales to the public began in August 2011 https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

51 Mitsubishi i MiEV - Canada 1 Retail sales of the i-MiEV began in December 2011 at a starting price of () before any Government incentives for plug-in electric vehicles#Canada|government incentives available in Ontario and Quebec. Cumulative sales through February 2013 reached 228 units. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

52 Mitsubishi i MiEV - Spain 1 Retail sales began in December 2010 and the i-MiEV price starts at before sales tax or any Government incentives for plug-in electric vehicles#Spain|government incentives https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

53 Mitsubishi i MiEV - Japan 1 Mitsubishi reduced the price of the vehicle by () to just below two days before it went for retail sales in Japan in April 2010 to compete with the Nissan Leaf https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

54 Ford Taurus - Initial discontinuation and revival 1 Production of the Taurus wagon was discontinued on December 8, 2004; sedan retail sales halted after a short 2006 model year, and the Taurus became sold exclusively to fleet vehicles|fleets in the United States, while still being sold to retail customers in Canada https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

55 Encyclopædia Britannica - Digital encyclopaedias on optical media 1 Encarta was the top-selling multimedia encyclopaedia, based on total US retail sales from January 2000 to February 2006 https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

56 Chevrolet Spark EV - Spark EV 1 Retail sales began in South Korea in October 2013 https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

57 Hybrid electric vehicle - Canada 1 Residents of Ontario and Quebec in Canada can claim a rebate on the Provincial Retail Sales Tax of up to $2,000 CDN on the purchase or lease of a hybrid electric vehicle https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

58 MakerBot - Services 1 In November 2011, MakerBot began its first retail sales of Thing-O-Matic through AC Gears in New York City with a permanent display https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

59 Bolloré Bluecar - Retail version 1 In February 2013 Bolloré announced it was discontinuing the leasing program and began retail sales of the Bluecar starting at a price of () before the value added tax and the Government incentives for plug-in electric vehicles#France|government bonus, plus a monthly fee of () for the batteries https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

60 Nissan Leaf - History of development 1 A week later, on August 2, 2009, Nissan unveiled its production version at its Yokohama headquarters and committed to begin retail sales in both the North American market and Japan at end of https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

61 Neat ethanol vehicle 1 Government policies and technological advances also allowed the country to achieve a landmark in ethanol consumption, when ethanol retail sales surpassed 50% market share of the gasoline-powered vehicle fleet in early 2008 https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

62 Massachusetts - Taxation 1 The state imposes a 6.25% sales tax on certain system design/computer software services and retail sales of tangible personal property—except for groceries, clothing (up to $175.00), and periodicals https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

63 Colorado - Economy 1 Colorado's state sales tax is 2.9% on retail sales https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

64 Ethanol fuel in Brazil - History 1 The rapid adoption and commercial success of flex vehicles, as they are popularly known, together with the mandatory blend of alcohol with gasoline as Common ethanol fuel mixtures#E20, E25|E25 fuel, have increased ethanol consumption up to the point that by February 2008 a landmark in ethanol consumption was achieved when ethanol retail sales surpassed the 50% market share of the gasoline-powered fleet https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

65 Lausanne - Economy 1 In the tertiary sector; 8,520 or 12.4% were in wholesale or retail sales or the repair of motor vehicles, 2,955 or 4.3% were in the movement and storage of goods, 4,345 or 6.3% were in a hotel or restaurant, 4,671 or 6.8% were in the information industry, 6,729 or 9.8% were the insurance or financial industry, 8,213 or 11.9% were technical professionals or scientists, 5,756 or 8.4% were in education and 14,312 or 20.8% were in health care.[http://www.pxweb.bfs.admin.ch/Database/German_06% 20-%20Industrie%20und%20Dienstleistungen/06.2%20- %20Unternehmen/06.2%20- %20Unternehmen.asp?lang=1prod=06secprod=2openChild=t rue Swiss Federal Statistical Office STAT-TAB Betriebszählung: Arbeitsstätten nach Gemeinde und NOGA 2008 (Abschnitte), Sektoren 1-3] accessed 28 January https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

66 Pasta - Market 1 In the European Union, total pasta sales in 2008 were US $8.361 billion, of which $5.722 billion was for dried pasta, $2.244 billion was for fresh or chilled pasta, and $395 million was for canned or preserved pasta. In 2009, retail sales of pasta represented a $2.809 billion market in Italy, $1.402 billion in Germany, and $1.179 billion in France. Fresh pasta represented a $996 million market in Italy in https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

67 Processed food - Retail 1 In some instances, retail sales of convenience foods may provide higher profit margins for food retailers compared to the profits attained from sales of the individual ingredients that are present in the convenience foods. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

68 Apprenticeship - Austria 1 The five most popular trades are: Retail Salesperson (5,000 people complete this apprenticeship per year), Clerk (3,500 / year), Car Mechanic (2,000 / year), Hairdresser (1,700 / year), Cook (1,600 / year).http://www.statistik.at/web_de/statistike n/soziales/gender- statistik/bildung/ html There are many smaller trades with small numbers of apprentices, like EDV-Systemtechniker (Sysadmin) which is completed by fewer than 100 people a year.http://www.berufslexikon.at/pdf/beruf_pdf.php?id=114berufstyp=1 https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

69 Non-store retailing 1 However, it still only represents six per cent of all retail sales in for instance the United Kingdom (http://rd.kpmg.co.uk/mediareleases/20981.htm) https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

70 London - Economy 1 London is a major retail centre and in 2010 had the highest non-food retail sales of any city in the world, with a total spend of around £64.2billion https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

71 Travel website - Service providers 1 Individual airlines, hotels, bed and breakfasts, cruise lines, automobile rental companies, and other travel-related service providers often maintain their own web sites providing retail sales. Many with complex offerings include some sort of search engine technology to look for bookings within a certain timeframe, service class, geographic location, or price range. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

72 Agribusiness 1 In agriculture, 'agribusiness' is the business of agricultural production. It includes crop production (farming and contract farming), seed supply, agrichemicals, agricultural machinery|farm machinery, distribution, processed food|processing, marketing, and retail sales. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

73 Taxation - Sales taxes 1 Retail organizations contend that such taxes discourage retail sales https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

74 Taxation - Sales taxes 1 In the United States, there is a growing movement for the replacement of all federal payroll and income taxes (both corporate and personal) with a national retail sales tax and monthly tax rebate to households of citizens and legal resident aliens https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

75 T-Mobile US - Awards 1 Power annual awards in the areas of retail sales satisfaction, wireless customer care, and overall customer satisfaction https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

76 Atari ST - Debut 1 Although Atari was out of cash and its employees feared that Jack Tramiel would shut the company down, the 520ST shipped during spring 1985 to the press and developers and then in early July 1985 for general retail sales, saving the company https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

77 Radiohead - In Rainbows, independent work and pay what you want (2005–08) 1 1.2million downloads were reportedly sold by the day of release, but the band's management did not release official sales figures, claiming that the Internet-only distribution was intended to boost later retail sales https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

78 Billboard Nielsen SoundScan 1 Since May 25, 1991, the Billboard 200's positions have been derived from Nielsen SoundScan sales data, contributed by approximately 14,000 music sellers. Because these numbers are supplied by a subset of sellers rather than record labels, it is common for these numbers to be substantially lower than those reported by the Recording Industry Association of America when Gold album|Gold, Platinum and Diamond album awards are announced (RIAA awards reflect wholesale shipments, not retail sales). https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

79 List of battery electric vehicles - Full-sized cars 1 * BMW i3 - Retail sales began in Europe in November The electric car is available with an optional gasoline- powered Range-extended vehicle|range extender that increases the all-electric range|range from to. The U.S. release is scheduled for the second quarter of https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

80 List of battery electric vehicles - Full-sized cars 1 * Volkswagen e-Up! - Retail sales began in Europe in October https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

81 Renault Fluence Z.E. - Markets 1 The Fluence Z.E. is available in several European countries and also was sold in Israel through the Better Place network. Since retail sales began in 2011, a total of 3,487 units have been sold worldwide through April 2013, of which, 2,047 units were registered in Europe through April and around 1,000 units were sold in Israel through May https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

82 Plug-in electric vehicles in Japan - Introduction and sales 1 Retail sales to the public began in April 2010 https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

83 Geneva - Economy 1 In the tertiary sector; 16,573 or 14.4% were in wholesale or retail sales or the repair of motor vehicles, 3,474 or 3.0% were in the movement and storage of goods, 9,484 or 8.3% were in a hotel or restaurant, 4,544 or 4.0% were in the information industry, 20,982 or 18.3% were the insurance or financial industry, 12,177 or 10.6% were technical professionals or scientists, 10,007 or 8.7% were in education and 15,029 or 13.1% were in health care.[ German_06%20- %20Industrie%20und%20Dienstleistungen /06.2%20-%20Unternehmen/06.2%20- %20Unternehmen.asp?lang=1prod=06sec prod=2openChild=true Swiss Federal Statistical Office STAT-TAB Betriebszählung: Arbeitsstätten nach Gemeinde und NOGA 2008 (Abschnitte), Sektoren 1-3] accessed 28 January 2011 https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

84 Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Economy 1 Calgary benefits from a relatively strong Labour economics|job market in Alberta, is part of the Calgary–Edmonton Corridor, one of the fastest growing regions in the country. It is the head office for many major oil and gas related companies, and many financial service business have grown up around them. Small business and self-employment levels also rank amongst the highest in Canada. It is also a major distribution and transportation hub with high retail sales. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

85 Brig, Switzerland - Economy 1 In the tertiary sector; 970 or 17.7% were in wholesale or retail sales or the repair of motor vehicles, 1,137 or 20.8% were in the movement and storage of goods, 436 or 8.0% were in a hotel or restaurant, 98 or 1.8% were in the information industry, 234 or 4.3% were the insurance or financial industry, 522 or 9.5% were technical professionals or scientists, 458 or 8.4% were in education and 1,042 or 19.0% were in health care.[http://www.pxweb.bfs.admin.ch/Database/German_06% 20-%20Industrie%20und%20Dienstleistungen/06.2%20- %20Unternehmen/06.2%20- %20Unternehmen.asp?lang=1prod=06secprod=2openChild=t rue Swiss Federal Statistical Office STAT-TAB Betriebszählung: Arbeitsstätten nach Gemeinde und NOGA 2008 (Abschnitte), Sektoren 1-3] accessed 28 January 2011 https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

86 Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle 1 General Motors began deliveries of the Chevrolet Volt in the United States in December 2010, becoming the first plug-in hybrid available for retail sales in the American market https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

87 Bern - Economy 1 In the tertiary sector; 11,396 or 10.4% were in wholesale or retail sales or the repair of motor vehicles, 10,293 or 9.4% were in the movement and storage of goods, 5,090 or 4.7% were in a hotel or restaurant, 7,302 or 6.7% were in the information industry, 8,437 or 7.7% were the insurance or financial industry, 10,660 or 9.7% were technical professionals or scientists, 5,338 or 4.9% were in education and 17,903 or 16.4% were in health care.[http://www.pxweb.bfs.admin.ch/Database/German_06% 20-%20Industrie%20und%20Dienstleistungen/06.2%20- %20Unternehmen/06.2%20- %20Unternehmen.asp?lang=1prod=06secprod=2openChild=t rue Swiss Federal Statistical Office STAT-TAB Betriebszählung: Arbeitsstätten nach Gemeinde und NOGA 2008 (Abschnitte), Sektoren 1–3] accessed 28 January 2011 https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

88 Honda Civic GX 1 It was previously available for retail sales in four states (California, New York, Utah and Oklahoma[http://automobiles.honda.com/ci vic-gx/ 2011 Honda Civic GX Overview] honda.com, see lower left), but as of October 18, 2011, the Civic GX is available to retail consumers in 35 states throughout the U.S https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

89 Honda Civic GX - History 1 Since December 2010, the GX is available for fleet sales in all 50 states.[http://automobiles.honda.com/civic- gx-fleet/refueling.aspx Honda GX Fleet Info site] Retail sales were expanded to 35 states in the fall of https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

90 View-Master –56: stereoscopic sightseeing 1 The View-Master was marketed through Ed Mayer's photo-finishing, postcard, and greeting card company, Sawyer's Service, Inc. known eventually as Sawyer's, Inc. The partnership led to the retail sales of View-Master viewers and disks. The patent on the viewing device was issued in 1940, on what came to be called the Model A viewer. Within a very short time, the Viewmaster quickly took over the postcard business at Sawyer's. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

91 Bex - Economy 1 In the tertiary sector; 201 or 21.1% were in wholesale or retail sales or the repair of motor vehicles, 56 or 5.9% were in the movement and storage of goods, 137 or 14.4% were in a hotel or restaurant, 8 or 0.8% were in the information industry, 5 or 0.5% were the insurance or financial industry, 86 or 9.0% were technical professionals or scientists, 82 or 8.6% were in education and 146 or 15.4% were in health care.[http://www.pxweb.bfs.admin.ch/Database/German_06% 20-%20Industrie%20und%20Dienstleistungen/06.2%20- %20Unternehmen/06.2%20- %20Unternehmen.asp?lang=1prod=06secprod=2openChild=t rue Swiss Federal Statistical Office STAT-TAB Betriebszählung: Arbeitsstätten nach Gemeinde und NOGA 2008 (Abschnitte), Sektoren 1-3] accessed 28 January 2011 https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

92 Great Depression - United States 1 By May 1938 retail sales began to increase, employment improved, and industrial production turned up after June 1938.Maurice W https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

93 Eaton's - Suburban competition 1 With the advent of urban sprawl, most Canadian downtown shopping districts (which were historically dominated by Eaton's) had to increasingly share retail sales with growing suburban shopping areas, where Eaton's was just one of many competitors. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

94 Prefabricated home - Manufactured homes 1 Manufactured homes are typically purchased from a retail sales company, initially assembled by a local contracting company, and follow-up repairs performed by the manufactured home company under warranty. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

95 ESS - Other uses 1 * Same store sales, a measure of retail sales https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

96 Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta - The party under Peter Lougheed and Don Getty 1 In power, the Progressive Conservatives fought a long battle with the federal government over control of Alberta's natural resources (particularly oil). The oil industry provided the Alberta government with large revenue surpluses that allowed it to maintain Alberta as the only province or territory in Canada without a provincial retail sales tax. Alberta experienced a large development boom, particularly in Calgary, in the 1970s and 1980s. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

97 Prince Edward Island - Economy 1 Prince Edward Island has Canada's highest provincial retail sales tax rate, currently (2008) established at 10%. The tax is applied to almost all goods and services except some clothing, food and home heating fuel. The tax is also applied to the Federal Goods and Services Tax (Canada)|Goods and Services Tax. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

98 Ace Hardware - History 1 Ray Griffith is the President and CEO of Ace Hardware Corporation and has served in that position since taking over for Dave Hodnik in Hodnik had served as Ace's leader since David Ziegler serves as Chairman of the Board. Ace Hardware Corporation now does over $3 billion in hardware sales annually and had $12.5 billion in retail sales during https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

99 Public finance - Public finance through state enterprise 1 The Soviet Union relied heavily on turnover taxes on retail sales https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

100 Smart Grid in China - Accommodation of energy generation and storage options 1 With the advantage to storage energy, Smart grid can decrease costs for wholesale operations by lowering the demand for generation when marginal production costs are greater than revenues from retail sales. Similarly minimizing purchases or maximize production when wholesale prices are high, and reducing transmission loads when and where congestion costs are high. This can be accomplished by utilizing demand response, distributed storage, and distribution voltage controls to reduce net demand. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

101 Sick leave - United States 1 The Act defines “service worker” as an hourly or non- exempt employee who is primarily engaged in one of 68 occupations including: Food Service Manager, Medical and Health Services Manager, Librarian, Pharmacist, Physician Assistant, Registered Nurse, Home Health Aide, Nursing Aide, Orderly and Attendant, Security Guard, Cook, Food Preparation Worker, Bartender, Fast Food and Counter Worker, Waiter, Waitress, Dishwasher, Host, Hostess, Janitor, Usher, Lobby Attendant, Ticket Taker, Barber, Baggage Porter, Bellhop, Concierge, Cashier, Retail Salesperson, Courier, Secretary, Administrative Assistant, Computer Operator, Data Entry and Information Processing Worker, Bus Driver, Taxi Driver, and Chauffeur https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

102 Recession - Definition 1 The NBER defines an economic recession as: a significant decline in economic activity spread across the economy, lasting more than a few months, normally visible in real GDP, real income, employment, industrial production, and wholesale-retail sales https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

103 Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. - American Express 1 In 1980 most department stores did not accept American Express cards — Gerstner acted on this and by 1985 retail sales were the second most common use of the card, following airline tickets https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

104 Meyrin - Economy 1 In the tertiary sector; 3,671 or 30.1% were in wholesale or retail sales or the repair of motor vehicles, 1,984 or 16.3% were in the movement and storage of goods, 1,145 or 9.4% were in a hotel or restaurant, 396 or 3.2% were in the information industry, 366 or 3.0% were the insurance or financial industry, 835 or 6.9% were technical professionals or scientists, 261 or 2.1% were in education and 1,466 or 12.0% were in health care.[http://www.pxweb.bfs.admin.ch/Database/German_06% 20-%20Industrie%20und%20Dienstleistungen/06.2%20- %20Unternehmen/06.2%20- %20Unternehmen.asp?lang=1prod=06secprod=2openChild=t rue Swiss Federal Statistical Office STAT-TAB Betriebszählung: Arbeitsstätten nach Gemeinde und NOGA 2008 (Abschnitte), Sektoren 1-3] accessed 28 January 2011 https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

105 Microsoft Works - Works Suite 1 In addition to retail sales, Works Suite was included with the purchase of a new PC by several PC manufactures, notably Dell and Gateway, Inc.|Gateway. Works Suite was discontinued after the 2006 edition. Works was later bundled with Word as Works Plus 2008, but made available only to OEMs. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

106 Morges, Switzerland - Economy 1 In the tertiary sector; 1,597 or 27.0% were in wholesale or retail sales or the repair of motor vehicles, 227 or 3.8% were in the movement and storage of goods, 502 or 8.5% were in a hotel or restaurant, 236 or 4.0% were in the information industry, 328 or 5.5% were the insurance or financial industry, 474 or 8.0% were technical professionals or scientists, 556 or 9.4% were in education and 1,286 or 21.7% were in health care.[http://www.pxweb.bfs.admin.ch/Data base/German_06%20- %20Industrie%20und%20Dienstleistungen /06.2%20-%20Unternehmen/06.2%20- %20Unternehmen.asp?lang=1prod=06sec prod=2openChild=true Swiss Federal Statistical Office STAT-TAB Betriebszählung: Arbeitsstätten nach Gemeinde und NOGA 2008 (Abschnitte), Sektoren 1-3] accessed 28 January 2011 https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

107 Packard Bell - Computers: the new Packard Bell 1 However, Compaq overtook it in retail sales in mid-1996, and cemented its lead the next year with the release of a $999 PC in March https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

108 World music market Interim physical retail sales in All figures in millions. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

109 Nordstrom 1 As of 2012, it is the fifth-largest U.S. department store company by retail sales and is the thirty-fourth largest retailer in the United States in 2013 in terms of revenue.http://www.stores.org/STORES% 20Magazine%20July%202012/department -stores 100-Retailers https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

110 Sears 1 As of 2012, it is the fourth-largest U.S. department store company by retail sales and is the 12th-largest retailer in the United States, leading its competitor Macy's in 2013 in terms of revenue. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

111 Music recording sales certification - History 1 At the industry level, in 1958 the Recording Industry Association of America introduced its gold record award program for records of any kind, LP record|albums or single (music)|singles, which achieved one million dollars in retail sales https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

112 Music recording sales certification - RIAA certification 1 Like many record industry awards and rankings, the measurement is based on wholesale shipments to all types of retail outlets, and is not based on actual retail sales or financial transactions. As a result, an early award or ranking for a new release reflects only the distributor's market power expectations. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

113 Hermès - Beginnings in the 19th century 1 Hermès's son, Charles-Émile Hermès (1835–1919), took over management from his father and moved the shop in 1880 to 24 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, where it remains today and where the new leader introduced saddlery and began retail sales. With the aid of sons Adolphe and Émile-Maurice Hermès, the company catered to the élite of Europe, North Africa, Russia, Asia, and the Americas. In 1900, the firm offered the Haut à Courroies bag, specially designed for riders to carry their saddles with them. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

114 Overstock.com - Business model 1 In addition to its direct retail sales, Overstock.com began offering online auctions on its website on September 24, 2004, known as Overstock.com Marketplace and later O.co Marketplace. This service was retired in July, https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

115 The Home Depot - History 1 Its 2005 sales totaled US$91.8 billion (US$77.0 billion in retail sales). Despite the 10% increase in revenue, it dropped three spots to No. 17 on the 2007 Fortune (magazine)|FORTUNE magazine's Fortune 500|FORTUNE 500 list (it was No. 13 in 2005 and No. 14 in 2006). The Home Depot owned EXPO Design Center, a chain of home decorating and appliance stores, but closed the chain in https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

116 The Home Depot - Canada 1 As of 2007, RONA pulled ahead of The Home Depot in total retail sales, due to aggressive consolidation efforts by RONA, combined with the loss of The Home Depot's industrial supply division, HD Supply, in July 2007 https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

117 Nokian Tyres - Passenger car tyres 1 Winter tyre sales have a strong seasonal characteristic with 30% of retail sales occurring in the ten days after the first snowfall, thus presenting challenges in production and delivery. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

118 Office - Middle Ages 1 As mercantilism became the dominant economic theory of the Renaissance, merchants tended to conduct their business in the same buildings, which might include retail sales, warehousing and clerical work. During the 15th century, population density in many cities reached the point where stand- alone buildings were used by merchants to conduct their business, and there was a developing a distinction between church, government/military and commerce uses for buildings. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

119 World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria - Sales 1 As estimated by Carol Pinchefsky from Forbes.com, digital sales of the game outnumbered the retail sales by nearly 4:1 in the first week of sales. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

120 General Motors Corporation - All-electric vehicles 1 Retail sales began in South Korea in October 2013 https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

121 Werner Erhard - Critics and disputes 1 Psychiatrist Marc Galanter (MD)|Marc Galanter described Erhard as a man with no formal experience in mental health, self help, or religious revivalism, but a background in retail sales.Marc Galanter: Cults: Faith, Healing and Coercion|Cults: faith, healing, and coercion https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

122 Productivity paradox - Online commerce 1 Despite high expectations for online retail sales, individual item and small quantity handling and transportation costs may offset the savings of not having to maintain bricks and mortar stores. Online retail sales has proven successful in specialty items, collectibles and higher priced goods. Some airline and hotel retailers and aggregators have also witnessed great success. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

123 Dale W. Jorgenson 1 His research has also been used to advocate for the FairTax, a tax reform proposal in the United States of America|United States to replace all federal payroll and income taxes (both corporate and personal) with a national retail sales tax and monthly tax rebate to households of citizens and legal resident aliens https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

124 Foreign exchange market - Economic factors 1 * Economic growth and health: Reports such as GDP, employment levels, retail sales, capacity utilization and others, detail the levels of a country's economic growth and health. Generally, the more healthy and robust a country's economy, the better its currency will perform, and the more demand for it there will be. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

125 National Bureau of Economic Research - Recession markers 1 In contrast, the NBER defines a recession as a significant decline in economic activity spread across the economy, lasting more than a few months, normally visible in real GDP, real income, employment, industrial production, and wholesale-retail sales https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

126 National Bureau of Economic Research - Announcement of end of 2007–2009 recession 1 A recession is a period of falling economic activity spread across the economy, lasting more than a few months, normally visible in real GDP, real income, employment, industrial production, and wholesale-retail sales https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

127 Abuse of dominance - Other examples of monopolies 1 * AAFES has a monopoly on retail sales at overseas U.S. military installations. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

128 Playboy Enterprises - Playboy Licensing 1 The Licensing segment licenses the Playboy name, the Rabbit Head design and other images, trademarks, and artwork to “appear on a wide range of consumer products including apparel, accessories, footwear, lingerie, jewelry, fragrances and home fashions.” Its licensed products generate “more than $1 billion in global retail sales in more than 150 countries and territories.” Spirits and vapor products are among Playboy’s latest licensing ventures. The spirits are made by VuQo. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

129 Social structure of the United Kingdom - Lower middle class 1 The British lower middle class primarily consists of office workers and their families living in less affluent suburbs. They are typically employed in relatively unskilled service industry jobs such as retail sales, travel agents, factory and other industrial building owners and low level civil service jobs in local and regional government. Prior to the expansion in higher education from the 1960s onwards, members of this class generally did not have a university education. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

130 List of financial crises in the United States 1 The NBER defines a recession as a significant decline in economic activity spread across the Economy of the United States|economy, lasting more than a few months, normally visible in real gross domestic product (GDP), real income, employment, industrial production, and wholesale-retail sales. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

131 Chevy - Thailand 1 'Production, Retail Sales and Registration of Chevrolet brand in Thailand during 2011 (Units)' https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

132 Victor Lebow - Price Competition in Lebow's best-known words were published in the Spring 1955 issue of the Journal of Retailing. The paper discussed the cost of maintaining the American lifestyle in 1955, and the effect this cost had on retail profits. According to Lebow, the large cover charge taken out of retail sales revenue would result in severe competition at the retail level, and that retail markups would be widespread. Under the heading, The Real Meaning of Consumer Demand, Lebow wrote: https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

133 Economic indicator 1 Examples: unemployment rate, quits rate, housing starts, Consumer Price Index (a measure for inflation (economics)|inflation), Consumer Leverage Ratio, industrial production, bankruptcies, Gross Domestic Product, broadband internet access|broadband internet penetration, retail sales, stock market prices, money supply changes. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

134 Economic indicator - Coincident indicators 1 There are many coincident economic indicators, such as Gross Domestic Product, industrial production, personal income and retail sales https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

135 Sales tax - Types 1 A conventional or retail sales tax is levied on the sale of a good to its final good|final end user, and is charged every time that item is sold retail https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

136 Sales tax - Types 1 *Retail sales tax: a tax on sales of retail of tangible personal property to final consumers and industrial users[http://taxhistory.tax.org/Civilization/D ocuments/Sales/hst6646/ htm Manufacturers, wholesale and retail sale taxes] https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

137 Heart monitor - History 1 The first wireless EKG Heart rate monitor was invented in 1977 as a training aid for the Finnish National Cross Country Ski team and as 'intensity training' became a popular concept in athletic circles in the mid-80s, retail sales of wireless personal heart monitors started from 1983 https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

138 RG146 - Structure 1 For this reason investment banks generally concentrate on having a retail sales team for financial products consisting exclusively of Tier 2 advisers https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

139 Target Corporation - Environmental record 1 [http://www.ci.seattle.wa.us/light/conserve/ sustainability/studies/cv5_ss.htm Sustainability: High Performance Buildings Deliver Increased Retail Sales] https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

140 Inland Empire - Retail 1 In fiscal year 2006, retail sales in San Bernardino County grew by 11.9 percent to $31.2 billion, while sales in Riverside County were up 11.3 percent to $29.6 billion. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

141 American Fork, Utah - Demographics 1 In 2007 there were 2,754 businesses in the city, with total retail sales over $724 million. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

142 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area - Urban decline and rise of the suburbs 1 Not only was there a shift in population and manufacturing to the suburbs, there was also a shift in retail shopping as well; retail sales in the cities declined 1 percent between 1972 and 1987, having increased 63 percent in the suburbs https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

143 EDHEC - Corporate 1 Commodities Derivatives Group's main activities include: event-driven trading (US labour figures, inflation, retail sales, etc.), spread trading (mainly long/short Platinum-Palladium spread), momentum strategy (Wheat, soybeans, palladium, cotton, oats) and some speculative bets. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

144 College Station, Texas - Post Oak Mall 1 Over 75 percent of retail sales in the Brazos Valley come from sales at the mall's stores. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

145 Cars 1 Related merchandise, including scale models of several of the cars, broke records for retail sales of merchandise based on a Disney·Pixar film, bringing an estimated $10 billion in 5 years since the film's release https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

146 Baggage - Hand luggage (carry-on) 1 They claim that it is affecting their duty- free and other airport retail sales and is reducing their revenues. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

147 Wholesale - Taxes 1 [http://taxhistory.tax.org/Civilization/Docum ents/Sales/hst6646/ htm Federal Manufacturers', Wholesale, and Retail Sales Taxes] from TaxAnalysts.org https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

148 Economics terminology that differs from common usage - Recession 1 (NBER):...a significant decline in economic activity spread across the country, lasting more than a few months, normally visible in real GDP growth, real personal income, employment (non-farm payrolls), industrial production, and wholesale-retail sales https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

149 Diwali - Fiji 1 On the commercial side, Diwali is a time for many retail sales and giveaways https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

150 Drug policy of the Netherlands - Recent developments 1 By allowing possession and retail sales of cannabis, but not cultivation or wholesale, the government creates numerous problems of crime and public safety, he alleges, and therefore he would like to switch to either legalising and regulating production, or to the full repression that his party (Christen-Democratisch Appèl|CDA) officially advocates https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

151 Ad valorem tax - Sales tax 1 A conventional or retail sales tax attempts to achieve this by charging the tax only on the final end user, unlike a gross receipts tax levied on the intermediate business who purchases materials for production or ordinary operating expenses prior to delivering a service or product to the marketplace https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

152 Legality of cannabis - Attitudes regarding legalization 1 Thus, an excise tax on the retail sales of marijuana could raise at least $1.3 billion a year in revenue. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

153 Cosmetics - Cosmetic industry 1 In Germany, the cosmetic industry generated €12.6 billion of Retail sales#Retail Sales|retail sales in 2008, which makes the German cosmetic industry the third largest in the world, after Japan and the United States https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

154 Ten year occupational employment projections - Employment projections 1 for each of four occupations— registered nurses, retail salespersons, home https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

155 List of confidence tricks - Jam Auction 1 In this scam, the confidence artist poses as a retail sales promoter, representing a manufacturer, distributor, or set of stores https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

156 Entertainment One - History 1 Entertainment One began operations in 1973 in Ontario, Canada, as Records on Wheels Limited (‘ROW’), founded and operated by Vito Ierullo and Don Ierullo, focusing on retail sales of recorded music https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

157 Entertainment One - eOne Family 1 In the UK, eOne Family (formerly E1 Kids) creates, produces and distributes children’s entertainment with partners including Nick Jr and Channel 5 (UK)|Channel 5, in 190 territories including the U.S., Scandinavia, France and Germany. eOne Family’s Peppa Pig franchise is one on the most popular pre- school brands in the UK, surpassing over £100 million in retail sales in the 2009 financial period. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

158 Sickleave - United States 1 The Act defines “service worker” as an hourly or non- exempt employee who is primarily engaged in one of 68 occupations including: Food Service Manager, Medical and Health Services Manager, Librarian, Pharmacist, Physician Assistant, Registered Nurse, Home Health Aide, Nursing Aide, Orderly and Attendant, Security Guard, Cook, Food Preparation Worker, Bartender, Fast Food and Counter Worker, Waiter, Waitress, Dishwasher, Host, Hostess, Janitor, Usher, Lobby Attendant, Ticket Taker, Barber, Baggage Porter, Bellhop, Concierge, Cashier, Retail Salesperson, Courier, Secretary, Administrative Assistant, Computer Operator, Data Entry and Information Processing Worker, Bus Driver, Taxi Driver, and Chauffeur https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

159 Late-2000s recession in Europe - Eurozone 1 Retail sales fell by 0.6 percent in June from the May level and by 3.1 percent from June in the previous year https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

160 Late-2000s recession in Europe - Spain 1 This included a 17.9 percent drop in retail sales of household goods https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

161 Late-2000s recession in Europe - Sweden 1 In October retail sales dropped 0.6 percent in the month, and household consumption fell 0.2 percent in the third quarter https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

162 Post-80s - Little emperors 1 Having grown up in times of modern consumerism and popular media, rather than the ideals of the cultural revolution, many single-children are inclined to spend large amounts of money on themselves and thus a cornerstone of retail sales.NHK World, Japan 7 Days, Matter of Fact: Cause for Celebration aired February 20, 2010 https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

163 Energy in the United States - Consumption B kWh or 9.8% were system[http://www.eia.gov/electricity/annu al Retail Sales] retrieved usage (138 B kWh) and system loses and unaccounted loads (262.4 B kWh) https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

164 Economy of Greece - Strengths and weaknesses 1 As a result of the on-going economic crisis, industrial production in the country went down by 8% between March 2010 and March 2011, One of the sectors hardest hit has been the garment industry, a traditional mainstay of the economy. while the volume of building activity saw a reduction of 73.1% between January 2010 and January Additionally, the turnover in retail sales saw a decline of 9% between February 2010 and February https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

165 List of African-American inventors and scientists 1 Two years later the Super Soaker generated over $200 million in retail sales and became the best selling toy in America https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

166 Consumer Electronics Association - CEknowhow 1 CEknowhow consists of free retail sales training. The curriculum is designed to keep sales staff up-to-date with the latest trends in consumer electronics. CEknowhow training covers all major consumer electronics technologies in a brand-neutral manner. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

167 Economic history of the United Kingdom - The 2008 recession and quantitative easing 1 Figures in fact showed no growth in retail sales in September 2009, and a 2.5% decline in industrial output in August https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

168 Vermont - Economy 1 One measure of economic activity is retail sales. The state had in In 2008, 8,631 new businesses were registered in Vermont, a decline of 500 from https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

169 Special assessment - Special assessment district 1 The commercial properties would be assessed because surveys would illustrate that retail sales depend upon adequate parking for customers https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

170 Benjamin Gitlow - Early life 1 Following his blacklisting from the retail sales industry, Gitlow worked briefly as a cutter in the garment industry before entering the world of radical journalism in https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

171 John Ashcroft - U.S. Attorney General 1 While Attorney General, Ashcroft consistently denied that the FBI or any other law enforcement agency had used the Patriot Act to obtain library circulation records or those of retail sales. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

172 Bait-and-switch 1 'Bait-and-switch' is a form of fraud used in retail sales but also employed in other contexts. First, customers are baited by merchants' advertising products or services at a low price, but when customers visit the store, they discover that the advertised goods are not available, or the customers are pressured by sales people to consider similar, but higher priced items (switching). https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

173 Scrapbooking - United States 1 The scrapbooking industry doubled in size between 2001 and 2004 to $2.5 billion with over 1,600 companies creating scrapbooking products by Creative Memories, a home-based retailer of scrapbooking supplies founded in 1987, saw $425 million in retail sales in Creative Memories parent company did file Chapter 11 in 2013 and became the bankruptcy with the largest debt in the Twin City area.DeYoung, Dirk.,, Minneapolis/St.Paul, 18 December Retrieved on 8 May https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

174 Hillsboro, Oregon 1 In addition to high-tech industry, sectors important to Hillsboro's economy are health care, retail sales, and agriculture, including grapes and Oregon wine|wineries https://store.theartofservice.com/the-retail-sales-toolkit.html

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