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Joe Skorupa

Editorial Director

Joe Skorupa is the Editorial Director for the RIS News media portfolio. Joe has been consistently named one of the top Influencers and Bloggers in retail by independent organizations. He is a frequently quoted source in business media and is also a frequent speaker at such conferences as the NRF Big Show, Shop.Org, and SXSW.

Blog posts by this author

January 2020

New Vitamin Shoppe Store Format
Jan
27
​​​​​​​Change agents Sharon Leite, CEO, and Andy Laudato, COO, of the Vitamin Shoppe offer an inside look at how the 750-store retailer transformed its business model and reinvented its stores.
Jan
15
The NRF Big Show is the world’s greatest showcase for technology designed to create exceptional shopping experiences. Retailers go to the show to listen and learn.

December 2019

Dec
15
Say adios to a record number of stores that failed in 2019. They will not be missed except as an example of what not to do. Find out specific steps to take to avoid making 2020 another record year.
Dec
09
Customer feedback is critical to every retailer and essential to the "2020 RIS Software LeaderBoard." Based on retailer feedback, here are the top-10 software vendors of the year.
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Articles by this author

December 2019

A common thread among today’s successful retailers are stores with fast, convenient, omnichannel services. Find specific smart store technologies and strategies to implement in this Targeted Research report.

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