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Tim Denman

Tim Denman is the executive editor of RIS News. Tim has covered a variety of industries during his media career including car care, pharmaceutical and retail. He focuses his retail coverage on new and emerging technology whose implementation helps retailers provide a differentiated experience in a hyper-competitive landscape.

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June 2018

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It has been widely reported that Microsoft is hard at work developing an Amazon Go type solution to capitalize on the cashierless craze. Is this a smart investment, or a waste of resources? Industry experts share their thoughts.
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June 2018

Come to RES 2018 and learn first-hand how to manage business improvement, disruption, and human capital from Dale Carnegie consultant David Osborne in a can’t-miss interactive workshop.

The luxury apparel retailer’s new infrastructure enables deep analytic insight while simultaneously providing vital network redundancy, ensuring its stores are always connected.

The 2018 Retail Technology Innovation Index is the industry’s only algorithm-based index that highlights the most innovative technology companies successfully advancing retailer businesses.  

Data science is the foundation of Stitch Fix’s success, helping the brand grow from startup to billion-dollar retailer in just seven years. Learn how it leverages big data to personalize the experience and grow its offerings.

The retailer plans to more than triple its physical presence over the next few years, highlighting the need for a modernized supply chain and point of sale solution. Read on to learn how Five Below is addressing these critical systems.

Walmart is the biggest retailer on the planet, but it strives to be much more. It wants to be one of retail’s biggest disruptors.

While many retailers are struggling to build long-term shopper devotion, Ulta’s loyalty program is enjoying double-digit growth. Find out what the brand is doing to attract and retain profitable shoppers.

May 2018

To reinvigorate its customer base, Foot Locker is designing new, highly interactive stores outside of its traditional mall locations. In addition, an ongoing e-commerce platform refresh adds functionality and improves the digital experience.

There are numerous ways to measure business success. Customer loyalty, innovation, growth, market share ― the list goes on and on. But good old fashion revenue is still the tried and true metric of business might.

Consumer behavior is rapidly evolving in the auto parts segment and Advance is investing heavily in its digital offering to capture this new breed of do-it-yourself shoppers.

The pricing solution is saving the apparel retailer time and money, while simultaneously improving the omnichannel shopping experience. Read on to learn the details of the deployment and the early success metrics.

While consumer industries pay attention to digital transformation initiatives, they need to place equal importance on customer facing store-centric omni-commerce application upgrades, associate user experience and backend processes and tools.

The once behind-the-times grocery segment is now one of retail’s most inventive and tech-fueled. See which grocers came out on top in this annual report that ranks the industry leaders across four critical categories.

RIS’ annual CIO of the Year Awards is taking place next month at the revamped Retail Experience Summit. See which industry leaders are up for one of these prestigious awards.

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