ABOUT THE RETAIL INDUSTRY
Retail is one of America’s largest private employers, supporting one out of every four jobs—that’s 42 million strong. A virtual driving force for strong economic expansion, job creation, and business growth across our communities around the country.
- #1 Private Sector Employer | Retailers directly employ 28.1 million Americans
- Support 1 in 4 U.S. Jobs | The retail industry supports a total of 41.6 million retail workers and a host of other industries—24.1% of the total U.S. employment.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and IMPLAN modeling systems
WHY A RETAIL TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY?
Retail is fueled by innovation which is rapidly changing the world as we know it. Shopping is now a digital and physical experience enabled through mobile devices, social media and other new technologies. The increase in innovation, lowers cost, and the reduction of unnecessary waste.
TAG Retail Technology's mission is to connect retailers, channel partners and innovators to provide a unique alliance of knowledge creation, new access and the cultivation of next generation retail solutions. We aim to bridge together the buyers and sellers that influence retail today to highlight the current state and help shape the future of retail in the state of Georgia.
For more information on TAG Retail Technology & sponsorship opportunities, please contact:
Heather Maxfield at firstname.lastname@example.org.