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A collection of RIS News' Benchmark Research and Targeted Research reports for the retail industry can be found here.

RIS Software LeaderBoard

The annual must-read report ranking the best of the best in retail technology. Download this report to see which retail software providers ranked in more than 50 head-to-head charts.

From the moment a digital purchase is made through delivery to the shopper, everything that happens is orchestrated by the order management system (OMS).

Examine how maximizing price optimization and AI minimizes relying on traditional methods of gut feeling and guesswork.

Benchmark research shows grocers are embracing the evolving role of technology as a tool that optimizes decision making, learns as it goes, recommends next-best actions, and reacts faster than ever before.

Examine the disruptive forces fueling a massive amount of POS activity today and the desire to shift to a new platform architecture for the future.

This benchmark research examines trends identified by 5,000 shoppers that provide guideposts for setting a strategic course for growth today and into the future.

In this Targeted Research report, we explore the growing role of AI and machine learning in brick-and-mortar stores.

The 2018 Retail Technology Innovation Index is the industry’s only algorithm-based index that highlights the most innovative technology companies successfully advancing retailer businesses.  

Store execution problems can blow apart headquarters' plans. In this Targeted Research report we identify the most common problems and offer solutions for solving them.

Download this must-read benchmark research report to find out how retailers are responding to fast-moving changes in the marketplace and the investments they are making in game-changing technology.

Findings in this Targeted Research report indicate a spike in activity for upgrading store networks will enable stores to become gateways to innovation, digital transformation and greater customer engagement.

Download RIS/CGT's annual analytics benchmark research and rate your organization's analytics maturity against the industry leaders.

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