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RIS Event Recaps

A collection of RIS Event Recaps.

Amazon Expands San Diego Tech Hub, Plans to Create 300 High Tech Jobs

Amazon is opening a new office in San Diego and plans to more than double its tech workforce in the area. Get the details.

Lucky Brand Executive to Give Closing Keynote at RES

Out with the old and in with the bold. At the 2018 Retail Experience Summit, Honorary Chair and Chief Operating Officer of Lucky Brand Michael Relich and RIS Editorial Director Joe Skorupa will close out the retail event of the year with the “7 Things Bold Companies Do.”

The eighth annual RIS News’ CIO of the Year Awards is fast approaching. The yearly event will once again be the highlight of RIS’ flagship Retail Experience Summit (RES) in October and honor retail’s most influential and innovative.

Today, conversational commerce is so easy that customers don't even have to press a button. Is this a good thing for shoppers and retailers? What are the downsides? Is voice-command commerce over hyped?

At the 2018 Retail Experience Summit, MGM Resorts International executive director, merchandise planning and retail systems, Steve Schnur, will present a closed-door session to explore these questions and more about one of the hottest topics in retail.

At the 2018 Retail Experience Summit, Canadian Tire Corporation's vice president Intelligent Automation, Cari Covent, will share how Canadian Tire is leading the way in this cutting-edge approach and how retail computing will be changed forever.

At RES 2018, retail insider Sterling Hawkins will explore the growing importance of storytelling and experience in retail success and the role virtual and augmented reality play in becoming truly customer centric.

Come to RES 2018 and learn first-hand how to manage business improvement, disruption, and human capital from Dale Carnegie consultant David Osborne in a can’t-miss interactive workshop.

RIS’ annual CIO of the Year Awards is taking place next month at the revamped Retail Experience Summit. See which industry leaders are up for one of these prestigious awards.

Dan Wagner, Founder & CEO, Civis Analytics, talks with CGT editor-in-chief Peter Breen about how retail is an industry in crisis, but it's ok. Hear his thoughts on analytics in this exclusive interview at the 2018 Retail & Consumer Goods Analytics Summit (RCAS).

Sandeep Dadlani, Chief Digital Officer, Mars, Inc talks about analytics, startups, and organizational challenges with CGT Senior Editor Nicole Gillo at the 2018 Retail & Consumer Goods Analytics Summit (RCAS).

Retail Analytics

The value of analytics is not about data or technology or technologists or even insights. The value of analytics comes from asking the right questions.

Eduardo Siman, Director of IT, Intradeco Apparel, talks with CGT editor-in-chief Peter Breen about virtual reality and the emergence of v-commerce at the 2018 Retail & Consumer Goods Analytics Summit (RCAS).

CGT Editor-in-Chief Peter Breen talks with Amitabh Bose, Business Transformation Leader, Fractal Analytics, about the state of the retail industry, behavioral sciences, and analytics summit takeaways at the 2018 Retail & Consumer Goods Analytics Summit (RCAS).

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