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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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October 2017

Throughout the year RIS publishes a number of research studies to benchmark retailers’ tech firepower and investment plans. See where you rank against the industry leaders in our latest crop of research findings.
Walmart announced a new pilot fulfillment program where delivery drivers enter a shopper’s home, even when they are not there, to drop off fresh groceries straight to their fridge. Is this the future of fulfillment?
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November 2017

In today’s highly competitive retail landscape only those retailers that provide an engaging and memorable customer experience can thrive. See which five retailers are consistently providing a superior experience.

The online jewelry retailer has seen average purchases jump 30% and repeat business increase 17% after implementing a new financing solution. Learn how the tech has helped MiaDonna fatten the bottom line.

Since Amazon announced its plan to open a second headquarters, speculation has run rampant on where the world’s largest e-commerce retailer is going to set up shop.

As retailers continue to invest to modernize and supercharge their supply chains they need to remember costs are far more important to consumers than speed.

Big Lots’ store of the future highlights a new strategic focus for the retailer. Will the new layout and focus on home goods breathe new life into the brand?

In order to provide an engaging, memorable, tech-powered customer experience retailers need to attract savvy in-demand associates. See which retailers are doing the best job enticing new talent to join its ranks.

While Black Friday is still three weeks away, Amazon is getting into the holiday spirit early, going live with holiday deals. See what Amazon has on tap for holiday 2017 and the new tech it is relying on to dominate the season.

October 2017

Upstart customized apparel companies like Stitch Fix and Rent the Runway have inspired Under Armour to launch a curated monthly subscription service.

Target is investing heavily in-store with plans to remodel more than half of its locations over the next three years. Find out what these remodeled locations will feature and how the retailer is redefining the customer experience in-store and out.

The ambitious Restock Kroger initiative uses shopper data and experiential technology to reposition the retailer for the modern marketplace. Read on to learn how Kroger is leveraging its analytic prowess to accelerate its customer-centric strategy.

Like most of the apparel segment Ascena Retail Group is grappling with changing consumer habits and shrinking profits. Find out what the multi-brand operator is doing to connect with shoppers and increase operational efficiencies.

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