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The Top Companies Disrupting Retail

Uncover which four retailers’ innovations are disrupting the industry so much that they landed on the “Disruptor 50” list. Read on to see what sets these venture capital–backed companies apart and how they are redefining retail.

Joann Stores Goes Live with AI-Powered Promotional Optimization, Sees Immediate ROI

The retailer’s new promotion optimization solution uses predictive modeling and custom visualizations to analyze campaign success and provide actionable insight. The solution has already eliminated 30% of JOANN’s ineffective margin-sapping promotions.

The acquisition provides Lowe’s with a next-gen, in-house solution to process product and pricing datasets and convert them to insights and actions. Learn the details of the deal and what it means for both companies.

With Profitect’s operational data, machine learning capabilities and prescriptive analytics Zebra will be able to better empower front-line retail associates with the insights they need to make better, faster, smarter decisions.

The grocery and convenience retailer’s next-gen analytic capabilities have helped it curb markdown abuse, post voids, and other criminal activity that sap profitability. Learn the details of its latest store solution.

On the heels of Canadian Tire's first anniversary of its updated Triangle Rewards program, the retailer is beginning to capitalize on the data it’s gained from 100 million transactions over the past year.

Tapestry is reshaping its digital and analytics strategy.

Efficiency and personalization reign supreme as the digital transformation rolls on. Dive into the eight trends and technologies reshaping shopper habits every day and learn how you can stay ahead of the curve and capture fickle consumers.

Retail’s future would not be possible without innovative leaders willing to work hard to steer the industry forward. See which industry stalwarts were chosen for RIS’ annual look at retail’s most influential.

Walmart is exploring how artificial intelligence can contribute to the store experience in a real-world shopping environment. Take a video and photo tour of the mega retailer's new Intelligent Retail Lab (IRL) inside a Walmart Neighborhood Market grocery store.

Offering free guest WiFi is an intelligent way of turning raw tracking data into powerful decision-making insights. Here’s how retailers can use in-store WiFi analytics to their advantage.

The fight for market share continues to wage on. To emerge victorious retailers need a holistic view of their micro and macro markets ― a view that only geographic analytics can provide.

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.

RIS talks with Tim Carney about his work at Belk, optimizing inventory orders, what he’d like to see change in the retail industry, and more. Don’t miss this exclusive with the retail veteran.

Loblaw says it plans to continue investments in data and technology to drive customer adoption and improve customer satisfaction in 2019. Hear how it’s using analytics to do this, and learn more about its newest data-driven pilot, Loblaw Media Business.

Both staff and shoppers agree that technology holds the key to the future of retail. Examine why.

The online grocer’s latest technological innovation leverages predictive machine-learning models to help customers discover new and old favorites and quickly compile their complete weekly grocery list. Learn more about the homegrown tech.

Successful personalization at its core is about helping shoppers find the right product more quickly and easily.

Loblaw has led the Canadian grocery market for over a century, and continues to endure relentless competition. To keep its edge, the grocer is in the midst of a transformational journey with artificial intelligence (AI) as a key enabler.

Lee Holman, IHL Group; David Dorf, Infor Retail; and Joe Skorupa, RIS News discuss the trends and technology that will play a major role in 2019. The trio of industry leaders also review the results from RIS’ annual Retail Technology Study.

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