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Break through Gatekeepers of AI-Voice Communication

When I met Jon Stine I immediately knew he was thinking several moves ahead in the retail tech game most of us were playing. Now Jon has moved to the Open Voice Network. Here’s why that matters.

Salesforce Launches Consumer Goods Cloud

Consumer Goods Cloud enables reps to use AI to optimize key tasks, drive higher revenues through better promotion execution and order management and elevate the in-store experience for the end consumer.

Bed, Bath & Beyond has laid out plans to turnaround the retailer's struggling business, while also looking at asset sales. Take a look at its turnaround plans and glean insights from analysis of its recent foot traffic.

The new head of IT will oversee the global strategy for WBA’s IT operations across all divisions and lead data analytics, business intelligence, development, support, infrastructure, security and technical services. See which retail veteran snagged the coveted, high-profile position.

Seasonality is a critical part of planning for retailers. But what happens when consumer behavior doesn’t perform as expected? Hear how retailer Jack Rogers is harnessing AI data reports to respond quickly to customer behavior changes.

The acquisition of Silicon Valley based Apprente furthers McDonald’s commitment to voice-based ordering in its drive thru lanes and mobile ordering initiatives. Learn the details and what it means for the massive quick serve restaurant chain’s tech roadmap.

RIS uncovers how features like personalization, clienteling, mobility, self-checkout, scan and go, and SaaS and cloud-based solutions are helping leading retailers leverage their point of sale into a masterful piece of unified retail firepower.

RIS parent company EnsembleIQ has elevated the veteran publishing executive to chief executive. Learn all the details and the role Litterick will play.

Reflexis Systems revealed at Reflexions 2019, the annual Reflexis User Conference & Expo, new solutions leveraging AI and machine learning. Get the details.

The Home Depot has made a huge move to use AI to battle shrink. RIS talks with the retailer’s VP of Asset Protection, Scott Glenn, to uncover how a home improvement retailer will utilize this next-gen retail tech.

RIS’ annual look at fastest-rising retail executives features game-changing power players from across retail verticals. Every member of the list has one thing in common ― they are boldly breaking the mold on what retail can be and setting the pace for success in the face rapidly evolving technology.

Retailers already hear merry sounds of holiday shopper traffic as they ramp up for another busy season. Harnessing existing and historical traffic data can be a powerful tool in helping retailers get ahead. Review three ways traffic data can help drive positive results.

One of the hottest trends today is the expansion of fresh products in virtually every segment of retail. The trend is a perfect case study of how the art of merchandising should (and should not) work.

Urban Outfitters will unite customer data and feedback to improve customer experience across Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie Group, and Free People. Find out how.

RIS surveyed 3,000 consumers to discover the behaviors and preferences that build emotional connections and how retailers can fine tune strategies to meet ever-changing needs.

Art Retailing Science

Retail success in the modern era requires a deep connection between the shopper and the retailer — a connection that is built and maintained thanks to memorable experiences.

The quality of retail data is the question of the utmost importance, since data becomes the basis for pricing decisions. Every misstep in this area costs big time. But what does “high-quality” data mean?

Technologies that enhance the supply chain are being overlooked for customer-facing tech, raising the question, what are the implications for retail businesses?

Artificial intelligence used to seem like a lofty concept, but in reality, AI is more accessible to retailers than ever before. If AI is the way of the future, why is doubt holding executives back from implementing it?

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