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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. 

Store Closings: Retail Closures Could Reach 12,000 by Year’s End

Announced store closures have already exceeded the total for 2018 and already in July there have been announcements from Fred’s, Charming Charlie, and Dressbarn and more. Review the latest in retail store closings for 2019.

Shopping is a Subconscious Experience

Learn why retailers should be well aware of it.

Bra and underwear retailer ThirdLove is set to open its first experiential retail popup. Uncover how the pilot will test innovative fitting rooms and more.

Amazon Prime Day has come to an end. The e-commerce maven says this year’s Prime Day was the “largest shopping event in Amazon history.” Get the details and hear takeaways from experts to keep in mind as you prepare for the holiday shopping season approaching.

The former Petco CEO is headed to a leading specialty retailer to head up its strategic growth initiatives and lead all aspects of the company’s retail operations. See where he is headed and the new role he will play.

The grocer is deploying a computer vision platform that allows customers to simply grab and go, enabling shoppers to skip the POS lane entirely. Learn the details of the new checkout-free experience.

The former Facebook executive is headed to a massive retailer to oversee its tech team operations. See where the industry vet is headed and the role he will fill at his new company.

The auto parts retailer and distributor has implemented a next-gen solution to enhance its inventory position and forecast accuracy. Learn more about the cutting-edge deployment and how it is improving distribution center operations.

Grocery retailer Kroger and online grocery retailer Ocado have announced the location of a third planned high-tech customer fulfillment center. The $55 million investment is expected to create more than 400 new jobs and be operational in 2021.

Associates can now seamlessly view schedules, swap shifts and pick up shifts at more than 4,600 Walmart locations. Learn more about the system and how it walks the thin line between scheduling for company need and providing consistency for workers.

The mad rush to capitalize on the Amazon Prime Day juggernaut is the latest proof that retail is a copycat industry. But can copycats beat the leader? Here's how retailers can steal Amazon Prime Day's thunder.

Starbucks has been working to fine tune the booming success of its Mobile Order & Pay since it rolled out. Now the retailer has a new store format that integrates mobile pickup and delivery tech into its store environment. Take a look.

When employee documentation is still located in clunky paper file folders the processes for digitizing and securely storing those documents seems overwhelming. Here are three steps to get started.

Tech friendly Domino’s Pizza said it’s ready to roll out GPS tracking for delivery orders to U.S. stores by the end of 2019. Get the details on how the pizza retailer is investing in technology to transform its delivery capabilities.

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