Retail plays a decisive role in the economy in terms of revenue, labor and influence, which makes it important to give recognition to retailers that have weathered storms of change and disruption for more than 100 years.
As the name implies, the NRF Big Show is enormous. It is impossible to see 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.
These female technology leaders are role models for success, helping carve a path to the top for the next generation of industry innovators. Discover who made RIS’ annual look at the most important women in retail tech.
The jewelry retailer is filling its next-gen stores with a host of cutting-edge technology designed to merge digital and physical shopping. Hear how its latest AR deployment enhances the in-store experience.
Target is surging right now and CEO Brian Cornell feels the need to explain why. At the recent NRF Big Show, Cornell said 2018 was the best year Target had in a decade and the reason was investment, reinvestment and disruption.
Robots are no longer science-fiction fantasies. On the contrary, they have already transformed supply chain operations and entering the store is the next logical step. For some retailers it is happening today.
Customer’s thirst for instant gratification, mixed with the convenience of online shopping has given rise to buy online, pickup in-store. By implementing smart pickup lockers, retailers can take the service to the next level and further differentiate from the competition.
Retail is undergoing a period of rapid evolution, and much of that change is being introduced by new players in the market. Check out these 10 retail startups RIS believes are having the greatest impact on the industry thanks to their unique business models and/or novel use of technology.
Internet of Things technologies brings real-time visibility to the supply chain. With a sensor-based digital supply chain, businesses can transform how they manage products and shipments across channels. To do so, companies need the right strategy.
Customer service is what transitions shopping from merely a transaction into a retail experience. So which retail companies have the best customer service? RIS breaks out the top ten retailers from Newsweek's “America’s Best Customer Service 2019" list.
By using data insights to expand staff knowledge and deepen the customer relationship, retailers are turning new technologies into rising revenue, creating unique and personalized experiences for customers across all channels.
It is all about the experience. That is the trending mantra across the industry, and the heart and soul of the retail renaissance. Check out how leading retailers like Walmart, Amazon, DSW and lululemon are leading the charge on the experiential retail front.
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.
Retailers are searching for the keys to the fastest, best fulfillment methods that will set them apart from the competition. Download this Trendagram to learn the four pillars that hold the key to agile operations and satisfied shoppers.