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Sally Beauty’s Digital Transformation Marches On with Focus on Emerging Brands

The hair and beauty retailer and distributor launched a new brand campaign at the start of the year aimed at helping consumers achieve salon results from the comfort of their home. It couldn't have picked a better time.

Bed Bath & Beyond Sees Path to Growth with Tech Spending

The retailer named a new SVP, general merchandising manager in advance of its first Investor Day.

How IKEA Is Transforming With the Cloud

IKEA has been able to accelerate its digital transformation in the face of COVID-19, while keeping an eye on the future. Learn how its implementation of cloud services is setting the retailer apart.

Despite shoppers hesitations to shop in person, Nordstrom and Ross are still growing their physical presence. Find out where the retailers are expanding.

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.

Building a loyal customer base by delivering product in a safe way has never been more important. Learn why relaying real-time information to consumers at the store level is imperative to running today’s retail shop and where that information is most valuable.

Brian Gregg, senior partner at McKinsey & Company, outlines the five markers that could lead retailers to rapid revenue recovery.

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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Oct
26

Will It Take a Supply Chain Moonshot to Save Apparel?

There have been 97 major retail bankruptcies in the last four years. A big majority (57%) were in apparel. Clearly, the apparel business model is broken. Here’s how to fix it.

Sep
28

Voice Transforms Kiosks from Touchscreen to Touchless

Development of voice-recognition technology is shifting into high gear as contactless methods gain importance during the pandemic for touchless ordering, payment and a wide range of retail services.

May
11

Retail Tech’s Top Women Discuss COVID-19 Impact

RIS asked its annual list of top women in retail tech which technology is having the greatest impact now, and where retailers should invest their IT dollars once a level of normalcy returns. Find out what they had to say.

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.

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