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Lowe's New CEO Remodels Leadership

Marvin Ellison, who took over as CEO of Lowe's on July 2, isn't wasting any time. The former CEO of J.C. Penney has announced a major remodel of the home improvement retailer's top leadership positions.

Pier 1 Must Evolve or Die

As revenue and profits continue to shrink, Pier 1 has announced an aggressive reinvention of its brand and technology suite. Learn the retailer’s vision for its future and how it will make it a reality.

Download this Trendagram to learn how WiFi analytics can help you tap into a wealth of customer data to reveal clear customer behavior patterns that can supercharge your business.

Who are the people in your neighborhood? Nike analyzed buying patterns, app usage and engagement of local LA-area NikePlus members to curate its first Nike Live concept store. Get a peek at the design, inventory and features, before the store opens to the public.

In the face of online innovation, how can brick and mortar retailers compete with algorithms, Big Data and the convenience of front-door delivery? Retailers will need to experiment with their physical space and how they sell. Here several examples of retailers doing this today.

Retail success is impossible without knowledgeable and innovative leaders willing to put in the work to move the industry forward. See which 10 industry stalwarts were chosen for RIS’ annual look at retail’s most influential.

Dan Wagner Gives Key Analytics Takeaways at RCAS

Dan Wagner, Founder & CEO, Civis Analytics, talks with CGT editor-in-chief Peter Breen about how retail is an industry in crisis, but it's ok.

Omnichannel Supply Chain: The Customer-First Imperative

6/27/2018 — RIS explores three of the hottest topics in supply chain today: hyper localization, last-mile innovation and collaboration. Learn how to meet the needs of today's shoppers with a fluid and dynamic, real-time supply chain.

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Upcoming RIS Events

Oct
02

2018 RETAIL EXPERIENCE SUMMIT

Tue, Oct 02 - Thu, Oct 04
Tuesday, October 02 - Thursday, October 04
Can't miss retail event of the fall!
This annual executive level brings together the best and brightest minds from across the industry for three days of education, networking and collaboration.

Blogs

Jul
09

Ocado: The Tesla of Grocery

Every so often technology emerges that is so far ahead of everything else it seems like magic. Ocado, builder of the Ocado Smart Platform of automated robotic systems for grocery warehouses, falls into this category..

Jul
02

Personalization's Next Phase: Hacking Human Senses

Mega-retailers and mega-vendors are aggressively investing in ways to hack our basic human senses. They are using biological data and human emotion algorithms that fuse the physical, digital and biological spheres.

Jul
09

What Would You Change?

RIS asks some of retail’s most influential the one thing they would change about the retail industry, and a common theme emerged. Check out what these retail leaders think is ripe for change.

Jun
18

Are Microsoft’s Cashierless Checkout Plans a Good Idea?

It has been widely reported that Microsoft is hard at work developing an Amazon Go type solution to capitalize on the cashierless craze. Is this a smart investment, or a waste of resources? Industry experts share their thoughts.

Apr
27

Customers Want a Contextual and Connected Experience, But Are Retailers Able to Deliver It?

There's no perfect way to achieve personalization in omnichannel marketing, but here's a four-step EIQ recommended road map to guide retailers to reach for this vital goal.

Apr
17

AI’s Role In Changing the Outlook of the Retail Industry

In retail, artificial intelligence arms retailers with sharper forecasting tools to make smarter business decisions. Explore six ways in which AI is helping retail.

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