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Here our retail magazine provides the latest Digital Commerce news, including omnichannel, e-commerce, unified commerce, chatbots and artificial intelligence, and more.

Giant Tiger Offers New Multilingual Mobile Retail Experience

Canadian discount retailer Giant Tiger is enhancing its digital retail presence with a new mobile app to engage shoppers. Get the details.

Digital a Bright Spot in Hudson’s Bay’s Disappointing Quarter

Digital sales were a standout for HBC in the midst of its disappointing quarter. Hear how the evolving retailer is overcoming its e-commerce hurdles to drive a 19% spike in digital.

Meijer shoppers can now skip the traditional checkout line and opt to use the retailer’s Shop & Scan tech. See how the tech works in action and get the details of this massive initiative that took over a year to implement.

Kroger’s rise in sales marked its strongest quarter since it launched its transformation plan. Find out where Kroger sits in its long game to reposition its grocery business by 2020 and the location of its fifth customer fulfillment center, expected to bring 400 new jobs to the area.

When I met Jon Stine I immediately knew he was thinking several moves ahead in the retail tech game most of us were playing. Now Jon has moved to the Open Voice Network. Here’s why that matters.

Online grocer Farmstead says 28% of its inventory is now Refill & Save enabled as more and more grocery brands are signing on for the program in order to increase customer retention and gain valuable insights into shopper behavior.

The retailer operates at nearly 800 campuses across the country and tailors each store to the unique needs of the student body. This RIS exclusive explores how it is able to create distinctive experiences and merchandising arrays at scale.

Retail is rapidly evolving, and while today’s top department store chains are in no way guaranteed future prosperity, their all hands on deck efforts to sustain their share of the retail market are evident.

The former Dick’s Sporting Goods and Home Depot executive will be responsible for all technology, information and digital platforms supporting Kohl’s omnichannel business. Hear the latest on the appointment and what it means for both Gaffney and Kohl’s.

When Missguided launched its e-commerce site, 60% of traffic was already coming from mobile. Missguided knew that the retailer had to capitalize on the consumer shift to shopping-by-app, but intended to do it the right way – by providing an app that drives engagement, loyalty and ultimately revenue.

Lululemon benefited from increased traffic both in-store and online, crushing expectations. Find out where its second “experiential” store will touch down and how the retailer will continue to transform its digital business.

Lowe’s is making key moves to modernize itself. Uncover how the home improvement retailer is renovating its technology, from ripping up its price management system and rolling out predictive scheduling to replatforming its website, adding mobile tools and more.

The acquisition of Silicon Valley based Apprente furthers McDonald’s commitment to voice-based ordering in its drive thru lanes and mobile ordering initiatives. Learn the details and what it means for the massive quick serve restaurant chain’s tech roadmap.

The role of the chief information officer continues to evolve at a breakneck pace, and only those executives that advance in lockstep will enjoy prolonged success. Do you know one of these exceptional CIOs?

RIS uncovers how features like personalization, clienteling, mobility, self-checkout, scan and go, and SaaS and cloud-based solutions are helping leading retailers leverage their point of sale into a masterful piece of unified retail firepower.

Dick’s Sporting Goods has sold its technology subsidiaries Blue Sombrero and Affinity Sports to Stack Sports for $45 million. However, the sale also kicks off a long term strategic partnership for the sporting goods retailer. Get the details.

While mobile ordering represents 14% of Starbuck’s company-operated transactions, the wildly successful technology has also led to congestion in stores and sometimes long waits for orders. Starbucks is moving to change that this fall.

The former Ralph Lauren, Perry Ellis and Calvin Klein executive has claimed the top merchandising post at a major department store chain. See where the industry veteran is headed and her plan to further its ongoing digital transformation.

The Children's Place will roll out Save the Sale functionality this year, as it continues on in its digital transformation. Learn how e-commerce is faring for the children’s apparel retailer after its recent rollout of Buy Online, Ship to Store.

The arts and crafts retailer is launching a new service that directly competes with Etsy’s unique business model. Learn all about A.C. Moore’s new offering and what it means for the industry.

Amazon continues to scale its fresh grocery service across the nation with latest expansion. See what major metropolitan area AmazonFresh is headed to and the new enhancements that make it even easier for consumers.

Utilizing a personalized online assessment designed by medical experts, the new Only Me service delivers a custom assortment of vitamins and supplements to participating subscribers each month. Get the details.

Walmart has been attacking e-commerce, aiming to remove friction from the digital experience for shoppers at both U.S. Walmart and Sam’s Club stores. Learn why its domestic digital strategy appears to be working with consumers.

With so much to gain, e-commerce businesses can’t afford to lose sales due to poor website design. Frost & Sullivan reports that annual B2B e-commerce will reach $6.7 trillion by the year 2020.

Retailers shouldn’t be looking to re-invent consumers. The first generation of digital natives, by age or attitude, are the consumers of today.

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