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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. 

Hudson's Bay Co Fixing Fundamentals, but Loss Widens

Hudson’s Bay Co. reported a bigger third-quarter loss, despite its ongoing work “fixing the fundamentals.” Find out how digital is providing a bright spot for the department store retailer and what progress it has made.

COO Departure at lululemon Sparks Executive Shake Up

In response to Stuart Haselden leaving the company key executives are taking on new roles, including CTO Julie Averill. Get the latest on lululemon’s executive realignment.

Neighborhood Goods’ has opened its second location, this time in New York City. Take a photo tour of the progressive department store.

RIS' annual curated look at the critical events and sessions from retail's biggest event of the year. Check out this must-read resource before you hit the show floor.

Retail's real value can be summed up by four things: Idea, Design, Emotion, and Cause.  

The apparel rental company is innovating retail again with a first-of-its-kind shopping experience that gives hotel guests access to customized travel wardrobes.

The DTC mattress retailer is going offline—with its first physical store. Get the details.

Microfulfillment is taking the grocery industry by storm, and Albertsons is doubling down on its commitment to the small-scale, fulfillment centers. Learn the details of the grocer’s plan to scale the solution.

Costco's CFO Richard Galanti comments on the club retailer’s website issues during Thanksgiving and its new Instacart pilot delivering Rx to members. Hear what he had to say to analysts.

Edge computing systems can be used to understand and leverage a retailer's technological resources to promote the highest level of operational efficiency.

The department store retailer is moving to modernize its approach to its supply chain facilities, expanding its work with two tech companies from its San Jose, CA, distribution center to its new facility in Torrance, CA. Find out how it is using Attabotics and Tompkins Robotics technologies to store and sort product more efficiently.

Starting next week Kohl’s stores nationwide will be open 24-hours a day until Christmas Eve to cater to last-minute shoppers. In addition, orders will be available for in-store pickup in as short as one hour.

The annual must-read ranking the best of the best in retail technology. See where your go-to solution provider placed.

As it looks to further its foothold in the booming online grocery arena, Walmart is embarking on an autonomous home delivery pilot in Houston. Learn the details of its new cutting-edge fulfillment option.

A common thread among today’s successful retailers are stores with fast, convenient, omnichannel services. Find specific smart store technologies and strategies to implement in this Targeted Research report.

Despite aggressive markdowns in some segments the retailer has seen profits and sales rise, setting a new standard for success. Read on to learn about AEO’s record-breaking quarter.

Upping the ante on what retail can offer shoppers, Canada Goose has opened a store devoid of inventory, but packed with—snow. Get a first look at this next-gen retail concept.

The 450,000 square foot, tech-filled distribution center will act as the main facility fulfilling Walmart Canada's online orders. Learn all about the new mega DC.

The flagship store will feature innovative technology including four video walls on different levels, mobile points of sale throughout and integrated wireless charging stations. Check out this first look at the new experiential location.

Find out how insights uncovered by the convenience store chain's new solutions have helped Yesway reduce its shrink levels and improve the speed and efficiency of asset protection investigations.

After testing its new GPS delivery tracking technology for much of 2019, Domino's Pizza plans to add the technology to Domino’s stores across the U.S. Get the details.

While Costco kept its doors closed Thanksgiving, it had planned to offer its Black Friday deals early online. A massive website crash then led to angry shoppers firing away on Twitter under #CostcoDown.

Walmart Canada's blockchain-based freight and payment network establishes collaboration with 70 third-party trucking companies that transport inventory for Walmart Canada nationally, making it the first enterprise full production blockchain solution launched at a large scale for a mission-critical function.

While store traffic declined, this year’s rendition of the official kick off to the holiday shopping season raked in a record $7.4 billion in online sales. Check out the early results.

Find out which Macy’s executive will lead the nation’s largest rural lifestyle retailer in 2020.

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