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AutoZone Saved Millions in Labor Costs Using This One System

Although labor has served as AutoZone’s largest expense, the retailer for years struggled with inflexible workforce management systems that were capped off by poor integrations.

Behind BoConcept's Pandemic-Fueled E-Commerce Launch

Giving new meaning to the term “quick pivot,” BoConcept developed an e-commerce site with a virtual showroom and personalized chat service in the span of just two weeks in April.

Top 4 Holiday Season Pitfalls Retailers Face This Year (and How to Fix Them)

Navigating the holiday season within the constraints of the “new normal” has proved challenging for many top brands and retailers. Here are four top peak pitfalls retailers are facing this year and best practices for navigating them.

Learn how the mattress brand and retailer took full control of the invoice lifecycle in order to centralize communications and collaboration.

As more stores open, especially large stores located in or near shopping centers, controlling traffic and parking will pose a challenge. This means that stores will have to rely heavily on queue management, such as scheduling and customer arrival tracking.

In “Purpose-Driven Analytics: Charting a Course that's Right for Your Business,” Jamie Head will be joined by Rick for a deep dive into building a high-capability analytics solution in alignment with a company’s unique value proposition.

Just a month after announcing it would sell its new headquarters and lean into remote working, REI has completed the sale of the 400,000-square-foot campus to Facebook.

Retailers have beefed up e-commerce capabilities in anticipation of a monster holiday selling season online. The best way to avoid a tsunami of returns is to be proactive and use technology like AI and analytics to spot trends and fix problems before they get out of control. Here’s how.

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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