Department stores have come full circle as prime shopping destinations. Through digital initiatives, investments in technology and store remodels, departments stores that play their cards right will remain for the long haul.
RIS News recently had the pleasure of recognizing Michael Relich, COO of Crate and Barrel , for his contribution to retail by naming him to our "Top 10 Movers and Shakers in Retail." The following is the exclusive Q&A obtained for the article.
NRF's annual expo is called the Big Show for a reason, no matter how hard you try you just can't see it all. Check out the news, trends and sessions that were all the rage at this year's show and catch up on what you might have missed.
Brick-and-mortar retail is all about serving the customer in a physical space. Explore how both of these elements — the customer experience and the space itself — will soon be transformed by the Internet of Things.