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Beyond COVID-19: Recovering from Pantry Loading on Steroids

A look at the questions that may help companies recover faster from the COVID-19-fueled consumer-pantry-loading-on-steroids event.

How Forward-Looking Retailers are Preparing For the Post-COVID-19 World

Being able to simulate multiple scenarios, as quickly as possible, will be the key to successfully “resetting” the company to the future economic and consumption state.

Grocers have found innovative ways to continue to serve customers while complying with federal and state safety mandates, but on-the-fly efforts can only get grocers so far. Hear from a panel of experts as they discuss the critical technology grocers should invest in to thrive in this challenging and evolving environment.

Blue Yonder and Panasonic will combine resources and work with partner companies to fuel growth by selling Blue Yonder’s Luminate solutions

RIS asked its annual list of top women in retail tech which technology is having the greatest impact now, and where retailers should invest their IT dollars once a level of normalcy returns. Find out what they had to say.

FedEx and Microsoft are partnering to provide a granular level of insight into inventory management, as well as logistics.

The one constant in all the chaos is that price remains all-important to shoppers in every sector. 

In an era where the customers talk through data, Simons will be able to hear not only when they're "shouting things, but also just whispering very quietly," says CEO Peter Simons. Learn how Simons is using predictive analytics and AI to accurately forecast demand, generate shipments, allocate products, calculate replenishment, and optimize promotions.

Will stores be able to sell spring inventory when they fully open? Unfortunately, no, and, moreover, surplus inventory will have long-lasting effects.

The biggest unknown is whether there will be a delayed economic recovery or a prolonged contraction. Regardless of the outcome, retailers and their CPG suppliers need to think ahead and be prepared to act quickly. 

While the breadth of this retail disruption is unprecedented, we can still set expectations on how business will continue as we move forward.

An uptick in online food shopping due to the coronavirus is just one of the findings from a grocery shopper survey conducted this week by Path to Purchase Institute. Another might surprise you: The most trusted retailer during this time.

While RIS’ exclusive poll found retail executives are being tasked with learning how to navigate curb-side pickup, surging online orders, and stock outs, it also reveals for 42% of respondents, sales are seeing a boon from this historic event. Find out exactly what our readers are saying.

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