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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.

Mar
22

The Retailer’s Guide to AI-Driven Store Transformation

Every once in a while, a unique technology application causes a paradigm shift in an entire industry. Take GPS trackers and sensors, which made our commutes more efficient, or cloud technology which changed the very idea of data storage.

Dec
05

Focus on Fundamentals to Build the Store of the Future

With eCommerce continuing to disrupt the brick-and-mortar store business model, traditional retailers must offer shoppers a transformed, modern retail experience to stay relevant. The first step is getting their retail execution fundamentals right.

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.

Jul
15

7 Ways Retailers Can Steal Amazon Prime Day

The mad rush to capitalize on the Amazon Prime Day juggernaut is the latest proof that retail is a copycat industry. But can copycats beat the leader? Here's how retailers can steal Amazon Prime Day's thunder.

Jul
01

How AI Will Kill Traditional Merchandising Methods

After cutting through hype about the role of artificial intelligence in retailing one thing is certain – it will drive a stake through the heart of linear merchandising processes and managing by averages.

Jun
28

Walmart’s Andy Dunn Believes E-Commerce Isn’t Enough

The founder of Bonobos and current Walmart SVP made some provocative statements when he kicked off RetailX this week. Following his keynote presentation he sat down with RIS for an exclusive interview and expanded on his unique take on the state of e-commerce.

Jun
12

Top 10 Retailers With the Best Customer Experience 2019

A memorable and differentiated shopping experience is vital in today’s ultra-competitive market and can set a retailer apart from the crowd. See who joined Neiman Marcus, Trader Joe’s and QVC on this ranking of the best retail experience according to 100,000 consumers.