With everything in flux, now is the ideal time for retailers to ensure their stores and sites are ready for those shoppers dashing through the stores, in-store or online, last minute. Most importantly, retailers need to understand how to cater to these last-minute shoppers to ensure a jolly customer experience.
Retail innovation is blazing, even in the midst of the craziest holiday season ever. Nike and Ugg both launched new store concepts this November, while 7‑Eleven and Foot Locker expanded concepts. RIS takes a look at each and gives you the lowdown on the innovation inside.
Being the most positively perceived retail brand in the U.S. is a remarkable feat, especially during the challenges 2020 has brought retailers. Uncover which retailers ranked the best and which made the greatest improvement over the past 12 months.
Consumer shopping trends are pressing convenience stores to pivot, but many operators have experienced roadblocks in adding modern services. Uncover how tech solutions can provide the flexibility needed to overcome legacy store IT infrastructure without ripping out current systems.
Which retailer will win the holiday season? In the era of social distancing, the winner won’t necessarily be the store brand with the best Black Friday deals. In fact, this year, winners will be those that master “the last mile.”
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.