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The Top Companies Disrupting Retail

Uncover which four retailers’ innovations are disrupting the industry so much that they landed on the “Disruptor 50” list. Read on to see what sets these venture capital–backed companies apart and how they are redefining retail.

With Alexa Riding Shotgun, E-Commerce Just Hit the Open Road

When voice technology first appeared in Hondas in 2004, it seemed like a perfect fit for the technology. Drivers had a hands-free way to interact with the car to adjust the radio, make calls, and more.

Walmart’s E-Commerce Spikes From Online Grocery Growth

Walmart’s grocery innovation is beginning to pay off...and the payoff is a 37% U.S. e-commerce sales spike. Hear what’s it’s doing to keep the momentum and look back what the mega retailer accomplished in the last quarter.

The grocery segment is now one of retail’s most inventive and tech-fueled. See which grocers came out on top in this annual report that ranks the industry leaders across four critical categories.

The new iteration of KISS should stand for Keep It Simple and Streamlined, a motto for retailers to focus on creating stores with self-service technologies that are more convenient and easier to shop.

Walmart has announced its next-day delivery service is coming to 75% of the U.S. population this year. Learn the twist on its offer and hear from experts on what this means for the retail industry.

What Makes a Good Retailer with Displaydata CEO Andrew Dark

Andrew Dark, CEO, Displaydata, talks with Tim Denman, executive editor, RIS, about retail trends, what makes a good retailer, and meeting customer experience demands in real-time at The Big Show 2019.

Cloud Revolution 2.0: The Dawn of Microservices

2/28/2019 — A second phase of the cloud revolution is emerging that opens the door to a wide range of technology and organizational benefits. Find out what it means in retail and why it is important.

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May
06

Embracing an Agile Mindset at Aptos Engage 2019

The 2019 Aptos Engage conference hit many powerful notes currently resonating in retail, including AI, microservices architecture, personalization, digital transformation and more. But the most important may have been the embrace of an agile mindset.

Apr
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Why Retailers Struggle in a Ferocious Labor Market

A tight labor market multiplies workforce management issues, which is bad enough, but even worse is struggling with shockingly inadequate labor forecast accuracy.

Mar
26

RIS Is Turning the Page

The retail industry is building toward a digital-first future, and RIS is following suit. Starting in April RIS will be focused on producing engaging, digital-only content. Hear what exciting developments RIS has in store.

Jan
04

How Far Have Women in Tech Come?

Women have claimed their place throughout the retail tech industry, from the developer's chair all the way to the c-suite. But there is still work to be done to overcome decades of exclusion.

Jan
30

Powering the Next-Generation Store: Is Your Network Ready?

Hughes helps retail stores transform the customer experience – and thrive as a result.

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