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5 Trends to Consider to Make It Through Supply Chain Disruptions this Holiday Season

Blood, sweat, and tears have likely been shed in designing, sourcing, and manufacturing products that should be in great demand this season. Unfortunately, supply chain disruptions may impact the best laid plans and latest technology. Here are five trends and areas of focus for retailers to evaluate as they work to serve the demand this holiday season.

What Consumers Will Spend this Holiday Season

Holiday spending is expected, but what at level during a global pandemic? RIS takes a look at two recent surveys for the answer.

How Amazon, Stonewall Kitchen & Chewy Are Blending B2B with B2C for Deeper Customer Connections

Learn how companies like Amazon, Stonewall Kitchen and Chewy are leveraging technology to stay connected throughout their customer journeys, while scaling their teams’ expertise to blend their B2B and B2C capabilities.

Consumer goods and retail insiders provide a behind the curtain look at the technology setting the pace for change across the industry today. This webinar series explores the solutions your company needs to drive growth in an increasingly competitive and ever-shifting marketplace.

For retailers who want guidance on marketing strategies for the fourth quarter, here are a few key steps for holiday success.

With holiday competition expected to be fierce, the retailer is updating its app, stores and checkout experiences with the hopes of making consumers more comfortable about their ability to retrieve items quickly during the pandemic.

Innovation is quickly bringing reality to things there were once limited to the imaginable future. Learn why, when done right, technology like autonomous checkout can play an important role.

Storefronts are reopening, but many shoppers will be browsing early-March styles that were abandoned in physical stores at the beginning of the pandemic. 

Making the Most of Customer Data

Retailers must have their finger on the pulse of the end-user and leverage big-data insights throughout the organization if they are going to compete with the industry’s leaders.

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Supply Chain Tech Study: Balancing Resilience and Efficiency

Learn the current state of the retail supply chain and the ways retailers can recover quickly from future disruptions.

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