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Gap Joins the Resale Revolution

Gap, Inc. is the latest retailer to try on resale apparel in an effort to appeal to evolving consumer palates. Find out how and when it will start accepting worn items at its breadth of apparel stores.

Walmart Sees Strong Grocery Sales, Despite Slow Holiday Season

Walmart’s holiday results fell short of expectations, but its e-commerce sales spiked 37%, helped by online grocery orders. Uncover how the retailer is taking on online grocery sales.

Pier 1 Files Bankruptcy and Searches for a Buyer

Just after Pier 1 Imports said it would close up to 450 stores, almost half of its store base, the struggling home goods retailer has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and is pursuing a sale of the company. Find out how it got here, what’s next, and which retailers stand to gain from the news.

In order to adjust to the new demands of seamless customer-centric experiences, grocers are taking hard looks at their operations and the tech powering them.

Instead of adding to the skills gap, retailers can continue to innovate by simply investing in simple, easy-to-use technology,

Every year RIS honors 10 retail influentials that are helping shape the industry’s short- and long-term tech roadmap. Pleas take five minutes of your day and nominate a deserving retailer, analyst or solution provider that is driving the industry forward.

Sales for the month reflect confident consumers, solid wage growth and job gains, according to the National Retail Federation.

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Store Experience Study 2020

The 17th Annual Store Experience Study examines a transitional moment when the beauty and strength of stores combines with the efficiency and intelligence of digital technologies to create a convergence that redefines retail.

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Feb
05

Three Supermarkets Collapse in a Week: Turmoil Ahead for Grocers

Three regional grocers declared bankruptcy in a week – Earth Fare, Lucky’s Market and Fairway. Here’s why this turmoil will likely spread to the big national chains.

Jan
29

Rebirth of the Resilient Store: 2020 Store Experience Study

Say “goodbye” to the 2010s with its brick-and-mortar turmoil and “hello” to the 2020s when the essential beauty and strength of stores converge with the intelligence and efficiency of digital technology.

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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