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Walmart Joins Forces With Shopify to Expand Online Marketplace, Pilots Self-Checkout Only Store

Walmart has joined forces with Shopify to open its third-party Walmart Marketplace site up to new small and medium businesses. In addition it's testing a self-checkout only store, amid shopper desire for contactless experiences. Get the details.

Dollar Tree and Dollar General Opening Stores by the Hundreds

While many retailers have scaled back their 2020 store opening plans amid the coronavirus pandemic, Dollar Tree and Dollar General reaffirmed their commitment to open hundreds of stores. Get the details and learn about the retail tech they are employing to drive contactless service.

REGISTER NOW! Date: July 16, 2020 at 11:00 AM EDT The ability for retailers and CPG companies to accurately forecast short-term consumer demand and ensure products are available to consumers when they need them most has been thrust to the forefront with the onset of the worldwide health crisi

Consumer behavior has been altered from the health crisis and will continue to change — but how will retailers use technology to adapt?

Walmart is expanding the ways in which it provides contactless services during the coronavirus health crisis.

Walmart is offering new, contact-free ways for consumers to purchase items during the coronavirus health crisis, intended to keep both consumers and its associates safer.

The biggest unknown is whether there will be a delayed economic recovery or a prolonged contraction. Regardless of the outcome, retailers and their CPG suppliers need to think ahead and be prepared to act quickly. 

Standard Cognition has acquired Milan, Italy-based Checkout Technologies, which has developed AI tech for retail frictionless checkout. Learn how the acquisition increases the size of Standard’s engineering team and seeds its European presence.

he lifestyle retailer expanded its three-year partnership with Roadie to bring same-day service of nearly all of its inventory from all 1,863 U.S. locations.

Columbia Sportswear shared its store reopening plans, with the details aligning with many retail strategies of today: more cleaning, more monitoring, fewer people.  

Beauty shoppers will now be able to buy now, pay later. Get the details.

30th Annual Retail Technology Study

For 30 years RIS has been benchmarking retail’s tech maturity with its annual Retail Technology Study. For the 30th anniversary we carry on the tradition and dive deep into the modern retail tech stack, exploring more than 80 different technologies.

A POS is the hub of every business action, but what many retailers still don’t realize is its powerful role in unlocking customer loyalty and higher revenue. 

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