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Dec
21

Invest in Innovative Technologies for Even Greater Disruption in the Store

With a mountain of challenges comes a single simple question: How to get consumers into the store and keep them coming back? Here are some innovative technologies that show promise for even greater disruption in the store.

Sep
01

Rethinking Retail: Reinvention Required, Even Without Silver Bullets or Magic Wands

Despite their best efforts, most retailers have failed to fully capitalize on all that innovation has to offer.

Jun
15

Can Earthworms Teach Us How to Differentiate from Amazon?

Dozens of people flock to this store. Every. Single. Sunday.

Oct
10

A Farewell from the Editor

It's been a wonderful 24 years with Apparel.

Aug
21

You Are What You Optimize For

We need to make sure we are measuring what matters to human lives.

Sep
25

How to Measure and Improve ROI on Shelf-Related Costs

CPG companies pay retailers substantial fees to be in store, improve placement and run promotions. These slotting, display and pay-to-stay fees can quickly add up, impacting your bottom line. Make sure you are getting what you paid for.

Jul
31

Why On-Shelf Availability Is Still An Issue (And How to Address It)

Consumers still prefer to shop in-store, but low on-shelf availability (OSA) and high number of out-of-stock (OOS) events can impact their retail experience.

Oct
18

The Impact of Poor Forecasting Techniques on the Retail Supply Chain

Supply chain professionals navigate many hurdles and hazards, including demand forecasting-related challenges such as real-time inventory visibility, unforeseen market risks, and a lack of accuracy.

Aug
22

SAP Edges Towards An Intelligent Enterprise

Innovation must receive immediate and due attention within consumer industries for achieving growth.

Jan
30

Powering the Next-Generation Store: Is Your Network Ready?

Hughes helps retail stores transform the customer experience – and thrive as a result.

Nov
20

5G Timeline and Everything Retailers Need to Know

Digital transformation and the store of the future are impossible without advanced data networks. Fortunately, the rollout of 5G will be a gamechanger that supports the next generation of retail services and in-store innovations.

Oct
28

Where Do Walmart, Nike and REI Stand?

By taking a stand on social issues retailers risk alienating 30%-40% of their customers, so why do it? Because taking a stand adds a layer of meaning to a retailer’s brand image and deepens engagement with shoppers.

Oct
28

Teradata Announces Major Partnership with Google

At Teradata Universe the big data and analytics leader announced its flagship solution, Teradata Vantage, will soon be coming to Google Cloud. The partnership expands Teradata’s cloud reach to all three leading public cloud companies, offering its customers greater flexibility.

Oct
14

How Schott NYC Leveraged Paid Social to Launch New Market

The century-old apparel manufacturer and retailer continues to scale its physical presence across the nation and around the globe. This RIS exclusive explores how the iconic leather goods brand employed paid social to help launch its new Chicago store.

Sep
01

Rethinking Retail: Reinvention Required, Even Without Silver Bullets or Magic Wands

For several years, “innovation” has been one of the hottest topics in retail. With so much change and disruption taking place all around, it’s easy to see why retailers have been so eager to find silver bullet solutions to their in-store traffic and market share woes.