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A collection of our latest news articles covering everything from customer experience and retail technology trends to best practices and digital transformation. 

Dollar Tree and Dollar General Opening Stores by the Hundreds

While many retailers have scaled back their 2020 store opening plans amid the coronavirus pandemic, Dollar Tree and Dollar General reaffirmed their commitment to open hundreds of stores. Get the details and learn about the retail tech they are employing to drive contactless service.

CVS Tests Prescription Delivery With Autonomous Vehicles

CVS Pharmacy is working with robotics company Nuro to test prescription delivery in the Houston market, beginning in June. Nuro will use its fleet of autonomous vehicles to deliver prescriptions and essentials to CVS Pharmacy customers.

Walmart is making its first foray into the resale market. Find out how the world’s largest retailer hopes to appeal to budget conscious shoppers at a time when U.S. personal spending has seen the largest decline on record.

BJ’s digital investments are paying off during the coronavirus pandemic. Now the retailer is leaning into membership investments, upgrading its acquisition tools and integrating membership, marketing and analytics capabilities. Learn more.

RIS’ fourth annual “Influentials: Top Movers and Shakers in Retail” honors the remarkable leaders of 2020, developing cutting-edge technology and shaping the future of the industry. Here RIS uncovers the keys to their success and the technological innovations they have helped bring to the market.

Off-price retailer Tuesday Morning has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in response to "immense strain" from the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how the retailer plans to shutter stores and emerge in a stronger position this fall.

Tractor Supply Company is launching its first mobile app and updating its website in response to increased demand from COVID-19.

Retailers have a unique opportunity to shoot for the moon and re-engineer their businesses after coronavirus.

After decades of operating solely via direct mail, the company has spent the last five years shifting efforts toward e-commerce. In February it became one of the first to test a new personalization platform to increase its subscriber base.

One thing that’s as true now as always is that continuing to improve efficiency across the retail operation is crucial and requires the most up-to-date software, hardware and devices. 

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

One of the 2020 Women in Retail Tech, Seay shared her insight and experiences in a Q&A with RIS.

It’s a great time to think about starting a company — that’s not something you expect to hear right now.

Many retailers are accustomed to developing ad campaigns for long-standing social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest.

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