Jamie Grill-Goodman is the senior editor of RIS News. Jamie has worked for both consumer and B2B publications during her media career, covering retail, consumer goods, private label, real estate, and more. Her multichannel content creation skills weave a keen observation of retail trends into a smooth communication of complex information to a general audience.
Lululemon is re-focusing on its digital efforts as its stores in North America and Europe remain closed due to the coronavirus since mid-march. Find out how the retailer is turning to its RFID tech and a ship-from-store model for fulfillment, while using online classes to engage customers.
The supply chain is still dramatically changing and tight labor markets and increasing fulfillment speed requirements are pushing warehouse operators to explore new automation technologies. However, retailers can’t just handpick automation solutions and drop them into the distribution center. Learn how to implement automation technologies that are redefining the warehouse and helping retailers overcome labor challenges.
While RIS’ exclusive poll found retail executives are being tasked with learning how to navigate curb-side pickup, surging online orders, and stock outs, it also reveals for 42% of respondents, sales are seeing a boon from this historic event. Find out exactly what our readers are saying.
There is no playbook for this. Food retailers are having to think fast to come up with protective measures for both their staff and their customers facing concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19). From the crafty to the technical, RIS is seeing grocers rise to the challenge.
For grocers, the problem of operational shrink is cutting into profits and contributing to food waste, while consumers are growing concerned about sustainability. To get to the bottom of this complex issue, RIS interviewed Heidi Dethloff to discuss how fresh foods impact grocery shrink and what grocers can do.
An uptick in online food shopping due to the coronavirus is just one of the findings from a grocery shopper survey conducted this week by Path to Purchase Institute. Another might surprise you: The most trusted retailer during this time.
As delivery demand surges amid the coronavirus pandemic, reports of Amazon’s struggles to keep consumers’ orders coming are beginning to surface. Find out how the e-commerce giant is stepping up to meet the challenge.
Dick’s plans an “elevated level of investment” in its stores this year, as BOPIS contributed to e-commerce growth. From optimizing inventory and floor space to driving athlete engagement, find out what the sporting goods retailer has in store.
Target’s same-day pickup services soared by more than 90% in 2019. Now it’s zeroing in on adding fresh groceries and alcohol to the mix and going bigger with smaller stores. Find out how the retailer will stay on target in 2020.
Lowe’s website is still “under construction,” CEO Marvin Ellison said, but the home improvement retailer expects to gain a sales boost this year as the e-commerce work is completed, and will also roll out its new POS system to improve the customer and associate experience. Get the details.