bebe in partnership with Bluestar Alliance has acquired the Brookstone brand and its related assets. The deal expands the wholesale distribution of Brookstone products to some of the nation’s largest retailers.
A retail organization is only as powerful and dynamic as its leader. A strong CEO is a vital asset that can guide a retailer into the future with their strategic vision and ability to pick and invest in game-changing technology.
These 10 innovative retail leaders are out in front of the pack setting the pace for change in their organizations and the industry. See which transformative retailers made RIS’ annual look at the retail industry’s fastest rising executives.
The new partnership allows PayPal users to deposit or withdraw money from their accounts in any Walmart store. This marks the first time this service has ever been offered in a brick-and-mortar environment.
Retail success is impossible without knowledgeable and innovative leaders willing to put in the work to move the industry forward. See which 10 industry stalwarts were chosen for RIS’ annual look at retail’s most influential.
The term ‘digital transformation’ in retail encompasses a range of business opportunities that go beyond simply focusing on a single technology or a discreet strategy, such as e-commerce or click-and-collect. See how RIS defines it.
Luxury Shoe Club (LSC) just launched its new membership club, iPhone app and next-generation shoe-trading platform. RIS catches up with co-founder Scott Van Valkenburgh to learn more about the retail technology that went into creating LSC.
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.
The once behind-the-times grocery segment is now one of retail’s most inventive and tech-fueled. See which grocers came out on top in this annual report that ranks the industry leaders across four critical categories.