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Store Closings: Retail Closures Could Reach 12,000 by Year’s End

Announced store closures have already exceeded the total for 2018 and already in July there have been announcements from Fred’s, Charming Charlie, and Dressbarn and more. Review the latest in retail store closings for 2019.

Shopping is a Subconscious Experience

Learn why retailers should be well aware of it.

Peek Inside: Starbucks’ New Express Store Format

Starbucks has been working to fine tune the booming success of its Mobile Order & Pay since it rolled out. Now the retailer has a new store format that integrates mobile pickup and delivery tech into its store environment. Take a look.

When employee documentation is still located in clunky paper file folders the processes for digitizing and securely storing those documents seems overwhelming. Here are three steps to get started.

Tech friendly Domino’s Pizza said it’s ready to roll out GPS tracking for delivery orders to U.S. stores by the end of 2019. Get the details on how the pizza retailer is investing in technology to transform its delivery capabilities.

Attracting and maintaining top talent is an operational necessity. But it remains a constant challenge for retailers in today’s hyper competitive job market. See which retailers joined Wegmans and REI on this annual ranking of the best companies to work for.

Unlocking the Secret to Shopping Experiences That Create Value

Retailers need to expand beyond conventional data if they are going to deliver a highly relevant, hyper-personalized path to purchase. Learn what you can do to provide experiences that truly matter. 

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The AI-Driven Supply Chain

In order to meet constantly shifting consumer demand and ensure product is where it needs to be, when it needs to be there savvy retailers are turning to AI to power their next-gen supply chains. See what the industry leaders are doing how you can do the same.

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Jul
15

7 Ways Retailers Can Steal Amazon Prime Day

The mad rush to capitalize on the Amazon Prime Day juggernaut is the latest proof that retail is a copycat industry. But can copycats beat the leader? Here's how retailers can steal Amazon Prime Day's thunder.

Jul
01

How AI Will Kill Traditional Merchandising Methods

After cutting through hype about the role of artificial intelligence in retailing one thing is certain – it will drive a stake through the heart of linear merchandising processes and managing by averages.

Jun
28

Walmart’s Andy Dunn Believes E-Commerce Isn’t Enough

The founder of Bonobos and current Walmart SVP made some provocative statements when he kicked off RetailX this week. Following his keynote presentation he sat down with RIS for an exclusive interview and expanded on his unique take on the state of e-commerce.

Jun
12

Top 10 Retailers With the Best Customer Experience 2019

A memorable and differentiated shopping experience is vital in today’s ultra-competitive market and can set a retailer apart from the crowd. See who joined Neiman Marcus, Trader Joe’s and QVC on this ranking of the best retail experience according to 100,000 consumers.

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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