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A collection of news, articles and other featured content about ENGAGE 2016.

Personalizing the Path to Purchase One Customer at a Time

At Engage! 2016 attendees learned how leading retailers are building targeted engagements as close to a one-to-one interaction as possible.

Results of RIS News' Inaugural Startup Competition Revealed

At Engage! 2016 RIS hosted its first every technology startup battle, pitting three up and coming solution providers against each other. When the dust settled one tech innovator was left standing. See who won the competition and why.

At Engage! 2016, Sean Bunner, HSN and Sher Canada, Chico's will take part in a panel discussion centered around how to engage shoppers by combining data from all channels and harnessing the potential of a 365-degree customer profile.

Retail technology startups are encouraged to apply to participate in a live competition to win major prizes and increased exposure at Engage! 2016.

At Engage 2016 social media guru Natalie Zfat will discuss the importance of integrating messages with marketing campaigns, creating content that compels customers to shop, and expanding into the right social networks to reach targeted customers.

At Engage! 2016 Jennifer DiMotta, VP, digital and omnichannel, bluemercury, will discuss how to use analytic insight to segment and engage shoppers with tailored communication delivered through a host of channels.

At Engage 2016, social marketing strategist Ted Rubin will deliver the opening keynote and explore the retail path to personalized engagement and provide a glimpse into the transformative effects it can have on business performance.

Ted Rubin discusses the role digital plays in building lasting relationships with consumers and how to leverage the medium to virtually look people in the eye. 

Coy Pittman, CEO of Disco Melee, discusses his company's social sharing platform with editorial director Joe Skorupa.

Social media guru Natalie Zfat discusses how retailers can best leverage their social platforms for sustainable success at Engage! 2016.

Coy Pittman took home the top prize at RIS News' first-ever startup competition last year. As we gear up for the next event in June we caught up with the founder and CEO of Disco Melee to learn the company's latest developments and hear his advice for this year's field of competitors.