As the name implies, the NRF Big Show is gigantic. It is impossible to see and hear 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.
Rite Aid has agreed to sell Walgreens nearly 2,000 stores, but it will still own and operate more than 2,500 locations following the completion of the deal. How will Rite Aid return its remaining assets to profitability?
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.
China is Starbucks’ fastest growing market, with a new store opening at the astonishing rate of one every 15 hours. To ensure this influx of new stores is meet with continued enthusiasm the coffee giant is investing heavily in its in-store digital capabilities.
Zumiez continues to grow sales and beat revenue projections thanks to its ability to personalize its assortment and customer experience at the local level. Learn how its integrated retail approach is paying major dividends.
In an effort to streamline its integration with Amazon, the grocer has promoted a long-time company exec to EVP of operations. See which 20-year Whole Foods veteran has been tasked with driving the shopper experience in the Amazon Age.
Kohl's reported better than expected comp sales in its third quarter, but the slight rise was overshadowed by flat net sales and a $15 million loss in sales due to hurricanes. Its Amazon partnership, loyalty plans and improved mobile experience may not be enough.
Like most of the apparel segment Ascena Retail Group is grappling with changing consumer habits and shrinking profits. Find out what the multi-brand operator is doing to connect with shoppers and increase operational efficiencies.