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The deadline for RIS News' StartUp Competition is quickly approaching! Featured at the Retail Executive Summit, the winner will receive a $2500 prize.

Dick's Turns to Digital Investment After Same-Store Sales Miss

Dick's Sporting Goods suffered disappointing results in its first quarter 2017 and is eliminating jobs and vendors. However, e-commerce has been a bright spot for the retailer. Uncover how the sporting goods retailer is investing in digital and its future.


Lululemon's has named REI's CIO its new EVP and Chief Technology Officer, beginning the end of May. Uncover more about the RIS News' "Top Women in Retail Tech" who took the spot.

This ebook provides insights about the various changes and consumer demands that have affected the fashion and retail industry along with trends that are shaping and modifying it.

CEO Kevin Johnson discusses how brick-and-mortar retailers can survive and thrive in today’s unstable environment and unveils his five priorities to sustainable growth.

Dollar General's plan to open 1,000 stores this year hinge on its aggressive investments to add supply chain capacity.

Whole Foods Market (WFM) is making some big moves in an effort to show it's open to change.

RIS Deep Dive: Unified Commerce

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


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Instacart Data Science VP Talks On-Demand Grocery

2017 Retail And Consumer Goods Analytics Summit speaker Jeremy Stanley, VP Data Science, Instacart, talks about on demand groceries, creating tailored

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Analyzing the Jurassic Moment in Retail

Retail has entered a reset moment, a time of big winners and bigger losers.


10 Things You Need to Know about AI Right Now

Artificial intelligence is at the peak of the hype cycle so you know what comes next, right? Some sort of trough or plateau maybe? Not this time. The reality is the famous hype cycle with its curvilinear shapes and text overlays is dead, killed by Moore’s law and the accelerating pace of change.


Oracle’s Versionless Future

Key takeaways for Oracle Industry Connect 2017, including the software giant's plan for continued cloud innovation and the end of yearly version updates. Read on to hear Oracle’s plan for the future.


Figuring Out the 5 Retailers That Matter

Deciding on the retailers to examine for our annual Five Retailers That Matter feature involved a fair amount of deliberation. And while the decision to include one retailer and exclude another could be debated, one thing is certain: all five retailers that made the final cut truly matter.

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