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SAS Investing $1 Billion in Artificial Intelligence

The massive commitment advances the company’s foundation in advanced analytics, machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing, and computer vision. Find out what this AI investment means for SAS and its customers.

One-Million-Square-Foot Retail Center Opens at Hudson Yards

The long-awaited next-gen shopping center has opened its doors in New York City. Check out this first look at the massive transformative retail epicenter.

CEO Woody Woodward discusses the retailer’s technology investment plans to improve its merchandising and operations and capitalize on accelerated digital growth. See what the retailer has in store to rebound in 2019.

Ulta Beauty’s in store traffic and online sales are on fire, but it's pushing hard to drive even more omnichannel success.

Here are a few of the ways Nike slayed 2018, and what retailers can take away from their success.

Phase one of retail’s cloud revolution is well underway, but even as it gains momentum a second phase is emerging that will transform software architecture, platforms and infrastructure.

Kroger and Nuro’s successful self-driving grocery delivery pilot in Scottsdale has led to a new program in Texas. Get the details.

The retailer announced a host of changes to its leadership team including the replacement of John Standley as CEO. Learn the details of the wholesale changes happening at Rite Aid headquarters.

Dick's Sporting Goods is investing heavily on improving its store experience, e-commerce fulfillment capabilities, and technology. Find out how the sporting goods chain plans to improve its retail experience in 2019.

The specialty retailer is the first to go live with the new communication technology that allows shoppers to text store-level associates without the barrier of a cumbersome mobile app download.

The apparel retailer’s next-gen customer data and identity platform is unifying the brand’s shopper info and facilitating meaningful personalization in-store and out. Learn the details and how the cutting-edge tech is helping the brand connect with previously unknown shoppers.

The tech-laden 188,000-square-foot Neiman Marcus store opens Friday in New York City’s Hudson Yards. Get a first look at its next-gen retail technology and innovative customer experiences.

Meijer is expanding its Shop & Scan mobile shopping checkout technology following a successful pilot. Find out how many stores will see the new tech and what this means for shoppers.

The FBI is investigating allegations that employees from one of Walmart’s technology suppliers was illegally monitoring the retailer’s e-mail communication.

The retailer looks to restructure its finances and close 17 stores. It plans to emerge from Chapter 11 within four months and continue to improve its operations, customer service and scale its e-commerce presence.

Costco has gone live with its first fulfillment automation center and is developing two more. Learn about the retailer's e-commerce expansion plans and what else it has on deck to bolster operations this year.

The third-party grocery delivery service expands popular alcohol delivery to more than 40 million American households. See where the service is launching and the reaction from Instacart’s retailer partners.

Kroger is working ferociously to transform its new growth model into a virtuous cycle, but its earnings fell short. Examine the road the grocer is taking to achieve modernization and why it isn’t paying off yet.

Sephora is opening up 35 new stores in 2019. Here’s what shoppers will be able to experience at Sephora’s newest brick and mortar locations.

Tom Lynch has been appointed interim CEO and Curt Kroll interim CFO to help drive the apparel retailer’s transformation post-bankruptcy. See what these two appointments mean for David’s Bridal’s future.

If you want a good snapshot of the the drivers of change in the retail industry directly from those doing the driving, go to ShopTalk. After three days in Las Vegas and participating in dozens of sessions and industry conversations, here is the best of ShopTalk 2019.

The apparel retail giant Gap Inc. has announced it will spin off Old Navy and shutter 230 Gap brand stores, nearly half its fleet. Find out why the company is splitting up and what will happen to its shared data.

2018 turned out to be one of the "most productive" in Target's history, Brian Cornell said in an interview on heels of the retailer's surging earnings report. Find out what else the CEO had to say about Target's prgress and its future.

Just days after spinning off Old Navy, Gap is buying Janie and Jack. The Children’s Place set to acquire Gymboree namesake.

Retailers that can navigate changing consumer demands and evolving retail technology, and can seamlessly integrate digital into the store will benefit from the industry’s metamorphosis ― coming out stronger and more profitable on the other side.

The retail technology veteran will be leading Barnes & Noble’s technology efforts effectively immediately. Learn the details and what the appointment means for the massive national brand.

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