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Store Closings: Papyrus and Fairway Updates

The retail industry is about to suffer more store closings. Greeting card and stationery chain Papyrus is folding, while New York grocer Fairway Market’s future is in question. Hear the latest.

The 10 Most Admired Retailers for 2020

There are few better metrics of success than being admired by your peers. Check out this ranking of the 10 retailers that thousands of executives, directors and analysts admire the most.

Walgreens’ Prioritizes Its Digitalization with Investments in Mass Personalization

Walgreens Boots Alliance is prioritizing investments in mass personalization and reinventing the pharmacy prescription journey, putting $500 million of capital ex behind digital and development this year.

CVS plans to complete around 600 HealthHUBs this year, 1500 by the end of 2021. Hear from CVS CEO Larry Merlo on the rapid rollout and how CVS is extending the intersection between data analytics and technology it has created to health outcomes.

Ever feel checking out of a store via mobile app is just too time consuming? Well then, Amazon is reportedly developing a solution: payment via the wave of your hand. Get the details.

Progressive delivery is the process of releasing updates to a product gradually. You start by releasing the changes to a small audience and then gradually to larger audiences. Learn why progressive delivery is so powerful and how it allows retailers to avoid downtime, limit blast radius, and learn during the process. 

H-E-B has jumped ahead of Amazon and Costco to dethrone Trader Joe’s as the top U.S. grocery retailer in the 2020 dunnhumby Retailer Preference Index. Uncover all 14 grocers on the list and garner key findings from the study.

Why Every Retailer Needs Enterprise Resource Planning

This exclusive infographic explores how ERP aids in the flow of business processes and helps bring real-time visibility to the retail enterprise, enabling success in a competitive environment.  

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RIS Software Leaderboard 2020

The annual must-read ranking the best of the best in retail technology. See where your go-to solution provider placed. 

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Dec
18

Are Retailers missing an opportunity to turn data into dollars?

A client told me this just the other day, and it struck a chord; not because it is a pithy play on words, but because it is so very consistent with many of my recent client discussions. “There is data in that system, but we haven’t applied the resources to harvest it and do anything with it.”

Dec
21

Invest in Innovative Technologies for Even Greater Disruption in the Store

With a mountain of challenges comes a single simple question: How to get consumers into the store and keep them coming back? Here are some innovative technologies that show promise for even greater disruption in the store.

Jan
15

NRF 2020: MegaTakeaways Overheard at the Big Show

The NRF Big Show is the world’s greatest showcase for technology designed to create exceptional shopping experiences. Retailers go to the show to listen and learn.

Dec
15

Smart Stores for Smart Shoppers

Say adios to a record number of stores that failed in 2019. They will not be missed except as an example of what not to do. Find out specific steps to take to avoid making 2020 another record year.

Dec
02

Black Friday Sets Online Sales Record

While store traffic declined, this year’s rendition of the official kick off to the holiday shopping season raked in a record $7.4 billion in online sales. Check out the early results.

Oct
28

Teradata Announces Major Partnership with Google

At Teradata Universe the big data and analytics leader announced its flagship solution, Teradata Vantage, will soon be coming to Google Cloud. The partnership expands Teradata’s cloud reach to all three leading public cloud companies, offering its customers greater flexibility.

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