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20 Cities Get a Chance to Be the Next Amazon Headquarters Location

After reviewing 238 proposals, Amazon has chosen 20 metropolitan areas to move on in its search for the company's second headquarters in North America, HQ2.

Scenes From Rock & Roll Retail 2018

RIS’ Rock & Roll Retail event once again took center stage during NRF. Check out this photo montage of retail’s annual night to rock.

RIS News' Editor Tim Denman talks to Francois Ajenstat, Chief Product Officer, Tableau Software, about how to stay cutting edge in retail, as well as how to use analytics data in context, during NRF's 2018 Big Show in New York.

As the name implies, the NRF Big Show is gigantic. It is impossible to see and hear it all in three short days. Check out RIS’ annual look at the key sessions, events and trends from this year’s show and catch up on what you might have missed.

Retailers need to create an in-store experience that cannot be duplicated online. But to make this a success, a new approach to ensuring technology availability needs to emerge.

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RIS Deep Dive: Unified Commerce

Read the latest developments and deployments in the still-emerging world of Unified Commerce. 

 

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2017 Retail & Consumer Goods Analytics Summit Recap

Check out the recap of RCAS 2017 and don't miss RCAS 2018, taking place April 25-27 at The Drake Hotel, Chicago, IL.

Upcoming RIS Events

Apr
25

2018 RETAIL AND CONSUMER GOODS ANALYTICS SUMMIT

Wed, Apr 25 - Fri, Apr 27
Wednesday, April 25 - Friday, April 27
The power of analytics revealed!
This annual event brings together retailers and consumer goods executives to discuss ways to better leverage analytics to improve engagement.
Jun
11

2018 RETAIL EXECUTIVE SUMMITT

Mon, Jun 11 - Wed, Jun 13
Monday, June 11 - Wednesday, June 13
Can't miss retail event of the spring!
This annual executive level brings together the best and brightest minds from across the industry for three days of education, networking and collaboration.

Blogs

Jan
16

Bombogenesis at the 2018 NRF Big Show

The weather was not frigid at the 2018 NRF Big Show, but there was a winter cyclone under the roof of the Jacob Javits Convention Center.

Jan
02

5 Essential Tools for Touching Customers' Lives

The big question every retailer wants answered is: What do customers want? But it might not be the right question to ask, because most shoppers don’t know what they want until they want it.

Jan
09

Retail Tech's Women of Change

A few decades ago, women in high-ranking technology positions were a rarity. Today, women are well represented at every level of IT, so much so that the gender gap is almost a non-issue — almost.

Dec
18

Most Wonderful Time of the Year

The end of the year is always a hectic time for retailers.

Sep
01

Rethinking Retail: Reinvention Required, Even Without Silver Bullets or Magic Wands

Despite their best efforts, most retailers have failed to fully capitalize on all that innovation has to offer.

Jun
15

Can Earthworms Teach Us How to Differentiate from Amazon?

Dozens of people flock to this store. Every. Single. Sunday.

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