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Artificial intelligence (AI) promises category managers the ability to act on real-time insights delivered by customer behavior data. But, to reap the rewards, they need to move beyond the limitations of traditional legacy system and manual process approaches.

For the second year in a row, RIS News kicks off the New Year with a salute to 10 of retail technology’s most influential and innovative women.

As president Trump looks to implement aggressive tariffs on imported goods the ramifications will be felt across the U.S. economy and retail could be one of the hardest hit. Is it time for retailers to hit the panic button?

In the latest exodus from the mall, Best Buy announced it is closing all of its smaller format, mall-based stores. Learn the details of the announcement and its impact on the company and its employees.

With this successful roll-out, Finish Line established one version of the truth across its organization and created a starting point for assortment plans by location.

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.

A closer look at the category management process of Amazon reveals the customer-centric approach they have adopted while efficiently planning the category development process.

Download this Retail IQ report and learn how advance assortment planning solutions are helping retailers design their product arrays to align with ever changing demand.

Download this RIS News Straight Talk to hear industry insiders lay some common merchandising myths to rest.

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.

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?

Revenue is great, engagement is critical, but the ultimate measure of any business is profitability. This annual look at apparel’s most profitable features industry stalwarts like Nike and lululemon as well as a few surprises. Read on and see who made the cut this year.

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