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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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January 2018

A few decades ago, women in high-ranking technology positions were a rarity. Today, women are well represented at every level of IT, so much so that the gender gap is almost a non-issue — almost.
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February 2018

Ongoing investment and the innovative use of cutting-edge technology is often the difference between success and failure in retail today.

Attracting and maintaining a highly skilled workforce is critical as retailers continue to pack the enterprise with game-changing tech designed to foster meaningful interaction and long-term loyalty.

Walmart has gone live with its digital store assistant giving customers a suite of shopping tools designed to simplify and enhance the in-store experience.

A powerful brand image breeds loyalty and customer satisfaction. While a weak brand leads to shirking profits and eventual demise. See which retailers joined Amazon, Walmart and Starbucks on this annual ranking of the world’s most valuable brands.

Taco Bell’s new workforce management solution takes training out of the backroom and onto the floor. See how this mobile training solution is helping the retailer significantly increase customer satisfaction while simultaneously lowering expenses.

January 2018

Experienced and innovative IT professionals are always in-demand, but the employment landscape continues to shift and tech workers must be prepared to adjust their career focus to meet changing employer needs.

GameStop has gone live across its 4,000-store chain with a cutting-edge communication tool designed to save staff time and trim expenses. See how the new solution is taking GameStop’s operations to the next level.

RIS’ Rock & Roll Retail event once again took center stage during NRF. Check out this photo montage of retail’s annual night to rock.

As the name implies, the NRF Big Show is gigantic. It is impossible to see and hear it all in three short days. Check out RIS’ annual look at the key sessions, events and trends from this year’s show and catch up on what you might have missed.

You don’t have to wait for the curtain to rise on retail’s most exciting night of the year to see which of your friends and colleagues will take to the stage. Check out this early look at the Rock & Roll Retail band list.

Rite Aid has agreed to sell Walgreens nearly 2,000 stores, but it will still own and operate more than 2,500 locations following the completion of the deal. How will Rite Aid return its remaining assets to profitability?

Can the local grocery store come to you? Yes. And the fully autonomous, on-demand stores will be on the road a lot sooner than you think.

A third of consumer goods companies are enduring declining sales and even the industry leaders are posting minuscule gains at best. See how the top CG companies fared in this annual ranking of the industry’s 100 most successful.

Mobile technology is retail's do-it-all tool and a major element of a successful retail organization. Learn how leading retailers are putting the technology to use in the field and reaping bottom line benefits.

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