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Fueled by an end-to-end digital transformation, Nike is enjoying impressive growth, and plans continued investment in retail tech. Uncover how the athletic retailer is modernizing and personalizing the way it does retail.

Many successful high-volume retailers have turned to artificial intelligence (AI) to navigate the data muddle. Read how AI is set for a retail growth spurt.

Pier 1 launched its “New Day” strategic initiative earlier this year focusing on merchandising, competitive pricing and next-gen marketing to help return the struggling home goods retailer to its former glory. Instead of soaring sales, supply chain gaffes have led to a major setback.

The department store segment continues to redefine itself in the face of slowing foot traffic and an increasingly digital shopping experience. See which retailers are setting the pace for change and thriving in this challenging marketplace.

As the department store chain looks to recapture its former glory, CEO Jeff Gennette has instituted five key strategic initiatives to guide its turnaround. Learn what they are and how they are helping Macy’s pick itself up by its bootstraps.

RIS explores three of the hottest topics in supply chain today: hyper localization, last-mile innovation and collaboration. Learn how to meet the needs of today's shoppers with a fluid and dynamic, real-time supply chain.

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The Vitamin Shoppe's digital sales soared 40% in Q2 and it plans to invest $30 million in digital. Can online improvements, grassroots marketing, vendor collaboration and the massive investment keep the momentum going?

Who are the people in your neighborhood? Nike analyzed buying patterns, app usage and engagement of local LA-area NikePlus members to curate its first Nike Live concept store. Get a peek at the design, inventory and features, before the store opens to the public.

The two tech powerhouses joined forces over a year ago and their partnership continues to evolve and bear fruit. Learn the latest on the monumental collaboration in this exclusive RIS interview.

Several months after H&M admitted it was stuck with about $4.3 billion worth of unsold clothes, the fashion retailer says interruptions caused from the change of the logistic systems caused a build up of products it could not allocate. Learn how H&M seeks to improve this inventory backlog.

The children’s apparel retailer is relying on new technology investments and merchandising approach as it looks to return to profitability post-bankruptcy. Can Gymboree pull it off?

"The start of the year has been tough," acknowledged H&M CEO Karl-Johan Persson, who is dealing with the fashion retailer's escalating inventory issue. Here are five things the company says it's doing to right the ship.

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