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Latest Retail News

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

Retail CEOs Who Got Fired for Missing Tipping Points

See the list of 14 CEOs who failed to navigate disruption and join RIS as we break out five recent memorable CEO oustings.

David's Bridal Announces Chief Store Experience and Supply Chain Officers

The specialty apparel retailer has named two industry veterans to top c-suite positions as it furthers its omnichannel evolution. See who joined the David’s Bridal team and the roles they will fill as the retailer continues to digitally transform.

In another boon for e-commerce, Uber is promoting backseat shopping. Get the details.

The solution leverages a massive data set, drawing conclusions that are representative of national consumer behavior.

The state of the art fulfillment centers will total more than 1.4 million-square-feet and feature a fleet of autonomous robots working alongside human counterparts. Learn the details and where Amazon is building these next-gen DCs.

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.

Gilly Hicks by Hollister is tripling its standalone presence with a series of popup shops and a new data-fueled approach. See where the intimates brand is setting up and how it will separate itself from the crowd.

Modern day point of sale (POS) terminals are at their heart industrialized PCs or tablets running POS software. They are subject to the same upgrade and support cycles as other computer platforms. If provider support end of life occurs, the implications for retailers are significant.

As part of the retailer’s “store optimization” GNC will close up to 900 stores as a result of “current mall traffic trends.” Learn what this means for the wellness retailer.

With new inventory arriving weekly, apparel and home merchandise retailer Bealls needed to gain new management efficiencies of their extensive inventory. Find out how Bealls met this challenge.

A new fulfillment center will serve select ShopRite stores in North Jersey and New York. Learn what this means for the retailer's grocery pick-up and home delivery services.

Starbucks’ licensing deal will give global franchise holders access to Starbucks’ mobile app and lead to the creation of an end-to-end digital platform. Find out more on what the retailer’s equity stake in Brightloom will mean.

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.

Learn why retailers should be well aware of it.

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