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.
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.
Retail is transforming at breakneck speed and retailers need the advice and council of key industry leaders now more than ever. Where can they turn for guidance? Check out this annual ranking of retail’s most influential and learn who you need to follow.
While the use cases are obvious many are still apprehensive of the emerging tech. Explore why despite AI's obvious ability to improve customer satisfaction and in turn drive sales, it still gives some retail executives goosebumps.
While 2017 trends will continue into the new year, many new challenges are predicted to arise. To stay competitive, it is important for grocery retailers to adapt to these five expected trends for 2018.
RIS publishes a wealth of special reports and research projects throughout the year that explore the trends and technology that are shaping the industry. Check out the five reports that were the best received by readers in 2017.
Widening its store-within-a-store model to 70 stores, Lowe’s is providing customers with a more empowered smart home shopping experience. The convenient, informative concept is fueled by powerful backend analytics that adjusts content based on consumer insight.
Mobile technology is the link that delivers real-time, user-friendly and unified information across every retail organization. With the right mobile solutions in place, retailers can provide the personalized experience today's shoppers desire while improving organizational efficiencies.
These 10 retail executives are driving change through the introduction of cutting-edge technologies and strategies at their companies as well as setting the standard for innovative excellence across the industry.
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.