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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. 

Why Retailers Should Take Note of Walmart’s Exclusive Newsstand Offering

A new magazine hit Walmart newsstands exclusively this month. Find out how the Instagram-inspired publication and its QR-code tech benefits the retail behemoth.

Using Artificial Intelligence to Uncover Revenue Opportunities in the Off-Season

Seasonality is a critical part of planning for retailers. But what happens when consumer behavior doesn’t perform as expected? Hear how retailer Jack Rogers is harnessing AI data reports to respond quickly to customer behavior changes.

Kroger’s rise in sales marked its strongest quarter since it launched its transformation plan. Find out where Kroger sits in its long game to reposition its grocery business by 2020 and the location of its fifth customer fulfillment center, expected to bring 400 new jobs to the area.

When Missguided launched its e-commerce site, 60% of traffic was already coming from mobile. Missguided knew that the retailer had to capitalize on the consumer shift to shopping-by-app, but intended to do it the right way – by providing an app that drives engagement, loyalty and ultimately revenue.

Hear how Sprint Food Stores turned to an advanced surveillance camera system and how IP network surveillance systems are taking retail surveillance to the next level.

Retail is rapidly evolving, and while today’s top department store chains are in no way guaranteed future prosperity, their all hands on deck efforts to sustain their share of the retail market are evident.

The retailer operates at nearly 800 campuses across the country and tailors each store to the unique needs of the student body. This RIS exclusive explores how it is able to create distinctive experiences and merchandising arrays at scale.

Bed, Bath & Beyond has laid out plans to turnaround the retailer's struggling business, while also looking at asset sales. Take a look at its turnaround plans and glean insights from analysis of its recent foot traffic.

The former Dick’s Sporting Goods and Home Depot executive will be responsible for all technology, information and digital platforms supporting Kohl’s omnichannel business. Hear the latest on the appointment and what it means for both Gaffney and Kohl’s.

As workers migrate toward the gig economy in steadily larger numbers, how can retail organizations compete for talent? Here are four ways to sway workers eyeing gig employment.

The acquisition of Silicon Valley based Apprente furthers McDonald’s commitment to voice-based ordering in its drive thru lanes and mobile ordering initiatives. Learn the details and what it means for the massive quick serve restaurant chain’s tech roadmap.

The new head of IT will oversee the global strategy for WBA’s IT operations across all divisions and lead data analytics, business intelligence, development, support, infrastructure, security and technical services. See which retail veteran snagged the coveted, high-profile position.

Big Lots has been testing a new merchandising effort dubbed “The Lot” in stores, part of its Operation North Star transformational journey. Uncover how the tests are going and how they fit into the retailer’s store of the future plans.

Lululemon benefited from increased traffic both in-store and online, crushing expectations. Find out where its second “experiential” store will touch down and how the retailer will continue to transform its digital business.

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