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Scott Lindblom Joins Bed Bath & Beyond as Chief Technology Officer

Lindblom will report directly to John Hartmann, COO and president of Buybuy Baby, and will lead the retailer’s enterprise technology transformation.

4 Advances in Precise Location-Based Technology To Benefit Retail

As modern retailers continue to push for technological solutions aimed at reaching customers and streamlining processes, many tech-savvy companies have taken to using location-based solutions (LBS).

RIS Honored in Eddie & Ozzie Awards for B2B Website

For the third year in a row, RIS has been honored for its B2B website risnews.com in the prestigious Eddie & Ozzie Awards, which celebrate editorial and design excellence in print and online publishing.

As consumers change how they shop during the pandemic, the clothing rental retailer is restructuring its memberships and bringing a key feature of its physical drop-off boxes online. Get the details.

Whether a national chain or a mom-and-pop, all retailers were plunged into a new operating model at the onset of COVID-19. In this case study, we explored how two different grocers modernized their route to market and their digital storefronts in order to successfully serve customers during the health crisis.

Given the sharp uptick in sales, it’s no surprise that those in the adult beverage category are also experiencing a surge in brand engagement. Here are four notable consumer trends that are important for beverage retailers to watch.

As part of Foot Locker's ongoing platform with Nike, the new digital experience online offers live design sessions, shopping, trivia and more, while a new partnership with Rock the Vote will bring a digital hub for voter information to stores.

In order to succeed during COVID-19, retailers must urgently develop mobile apps that ensure consumer and staff safety without sacrificing customer service or complicating operations.

How One Retailer’s Digital Transformation Readied it for 50% E-Com Growth

Learn how a next-gen tech infrastructure coupled with strong leadership can help retailers seize the digital opportunities that COVID-19 has presented.  

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Supply Chain Tech Study: Balancing Supply Chain Resilience and Efficiency

RIS benchmarks the state of the retail supply chain and recommends ways retailers can recover quickly from future disruptions.

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Sep
16

Pandemic Lessons Learned: Fixing Supply Chain Blind Spots

Blind spots were exposed in the retail supply chain during the pandemic. The RIS Supply Chain Technology Study 2020 identifies them and recommends investments to help retailers recover quickly from future disruptions.

Aug
31

Planning for a 2020 Holiday Season Like No Other

Holiday planning 2020 will be “like no other,” according to Kohl’s CEO, Michelle Gass. To succeed, retailers need to make sharp adjustments to align with changes in consumer behavior caused by the at-home economy.

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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