Retailers today are conducting more novel promotional events to lure customers away from their devices and into stores to shop. Making sure those special events go smoothly is a complicated matter, however. For example, the nation’s worst mass shooting, which left 58 dead at the Route 91 Harvest music festival
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In addition to high
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