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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. 

Overstock CEO Resigns

Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne has severed ties with the company and an interim CEO and a new member of the board of directors have been appointed. Get the details on this breaking news.

Early Results On Kohl’s Amazon Partnership are In

Kohl’s began accepting Amazon returns nationwide in July with the goal of converting associated store traffic into loyal Kohl's shoppers over time. Hear how the program is faring from both Kohl’s and inMarket data.

Urban Outfitters will unite customer data and feedback to improve customer experience across Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie Group, and Free People. Find out how.

Nearly 1.5 percentage points of Target’s overall comp growth was driven by its same-day services, as shoppers adopt the convenience of in-store pickup, drive-up and same-day delivery through Shipt. See why same-day fulfillment options are the most profitable within Target’s digital offering.

The quality of retail data is the question of the utmost importance, since data becomes the basis for pricing decisions. Every misstep in this area costs big time. But what does “high-quality” data mean?

For the second year in a row Barnes & Noble has finished first in this annual ranking of retailer reputation, and was the only retailer to earn an excellent rating. Learn what sets the specialty retailer apart from the crowd.

The retailer is opening a new 84,000 square foot office in downtown Portland, doubling its tech workforce in the area. Learn about the new center and the high-tech job opportunities coming to Oregon.

Walmart has been attacking e-commerce, aiming to remove friction from the digital experience for shoppers at both U.S. Walmart and Sam’s Club stores. Learn why its domestic digital strategy appears to be working with consumers.

Sur La Table is bringing on Jason Goldberger as its CEO. Find out what the former Blue Nile and Target exec will bring to the Table.

A new in-store concept, renovated stores and magazine launch, Staples has been transforming both across the U.S. and Canada. Take a first look at Staples Canada’s newest location and learn more about the retailer’s store of the future concept.

Banana Republic is the latest apparel retailer to throw its hat into the apparel subscription ring. Learn about the retailer’s new service and its plan to differentiate itself in the crowed rental space.

Its fourth 4-star store will be a first for Seattle, as Amazon presses into physical retail.

The pharmacy powerhouse is superchargin its payment processor and security solutions covering more than 2,400 stores nationwide as well as its e-commerce site. See who Rite Aid turned to for the next-gen solution and how it will help the chain streamline payment across the enterprise.

Here are three ways that retailers can begin optimizing mobile at the edge for better, faster and more personalized customer experience.

Walmart customers can now directly purchase ingredients featured in BuzzFeed’s Tasty videos from their online grocery carts. Get the dish.

The specialty retailer is implementing an integrated supply chain strategy to improve demand forecast and optimize store and distribution center replenishment and allocations.

The arts and crafts retailer is launching a new service that directly competes with Etsy’s unique business model. Learn all about A.C. Moore’s new offering and what it means for the industry.

From retirements to corporate shakeups, several retail CEO swaps have gone down over the last month. RIS updates you on all the upheaval in the retail C-Suite, including executive moves from Rite Aid, SpartanNash, Yum! Brands, A.C. Moore and more.

FedEx will sever its contract with Amazon for small-package ground deliveries when it’s up at the end of August. Bad timing for Amazon, good news for Walmart?

Outdoor retailer L.L.Bean will deploy new customer engagement solutions and a microservices-based SaaS platform to anticipate and adapt to future retail requirements. Get the details.

In the excitement of seeing margin improvements as Loblaw Companies started to implement algorithms, employees were “overzealous.” Find out what this meant for the retailer and what it plans next.

Macy’s has turned to Google to help it improve business on the back-end. Will the large-scale distribution center plan and its additional retail moves this quarter help the struggling retailer?

While the doom and gloom of store closings have dominated the headlines of late, IHL reports that the number of retailers closing stores has actually decreased dramatically over the past year. Check out all the cheerful stats.

The off-price retailer’s point of sale is going from blah to bam, and helping usher in a host of experiential features for the brand. Learn all about it.

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