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

2021 Store Experience Study

Benchmark the current state of store IT and how the industry plans to leverage its technological prowess to not only survive, but thrive in the years to come.

RIS' Top 5 Retail Technology Research and Reports of 2020

RIS looks back at 2020, what we accomplished amid once-in-a-lifetime kind of year, and the reports and research that most served our readers during unprecedented retail disruption.

RIS' annual look at the industry's best solution providers based on customer satisfaction rankings from hundreds of retailers. Where did your trusted vendors rank?

The 5th Annual Grocery Tech Trends Study explores the changing market and benchmarks 68 individual technologies for industry maturity and investment plans.

In our first annual Supply Chain Technology Study, RIS benchmarks the state of the retail supply chain, identifies technologies that are keys to success, and recommends ways retailers can improve their ability to recover quickly from disruption. Benchmark your supply chain tech against the industry's best!

Retail and Consumer Good Analytics Study 2020

RIS and CGT uncover the analytic shifts happening in retail and consumer goods today and benchmark the industry’s analytic maturity in this interactive and exclusive report.

RIS examines the technologies and strategies needed to take your pricing capabilities to the next level as retail powers full steam into pandemic recovery.

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.

2020 Store Experience Study

The 17th Annual Store Experience Study examines a transitional moment when the beauty and strength of stores combines with the efficiency and intelligence of digital technologies to create a convergence that redefines retail.

Store Experience Study

Say “goodbye” to the 2010s with its brick-and-mortar turmoil and “hello” to the 2020s when the essential beauty and strength of stores converge with the intelligence and efficiency of digital technology.

Say adios to a record number of stores that failed in 2019. They will not be missed except as an example of what not to do. Find out specific steps to take to avoid making 2020 another record year.

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.

Whenever Iron Man gets into trouble he requests data-backed options from Jarvis. Jarvis is not a superhero. He is an advanced analytics engine, a futuristic example of real-world technology retailers can use to win their battles in the marketplace.

Advanced analytic engines embedded in retail applications can optimize every decision and business process. The RIS Advanced Retail Analytics Study uncovers practical strategies and executable tactics that will guide retailers to maximize sales, inventory, customer engagement, and more.

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