Blockchain technology may have an enormous impact on the retail industry and 2018 is shaping up to be a critical year. Learn how these five retailers have been exploring blockchain and are now moving forward with real-world uses for the technology in our April feature.
Sprouts has cut ties with Amazon’s Prime Now delivery service, moving to Instacart as its delivery partner. The grocer has also expanded the service to new cities, with its brand new mobile app driving delivery. In addition, it's rolling out new fresh item management tech. Get the latest here.
Starbucks will launch a pilot program with coffee farmers in its supply chain to develop next-level data technology to log and share real-time information along the journey of coffee beans. Learn the details.
Walmart says its new technology helps eliminate food waste and has already saved the mega retailer $86 million since it was deployed. Learn more about the tech that resulted from a "hackathon" among associates and what the mega retailer plans to do with it.
Download this Roadmap report and discover how implementing cutting-edge solutions like digital sourcing, blockchain, IoT and RFID are helping retailers track product throughout the supply chain and get a leg up on the competition.
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.