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Research and Reports

A collection of featured retail research and reports, including infographics, RIS Roadmaps, Technology Solutions Guides, Special Reports, Benchmark Research, Targeted Research, whitepapers, and more.

Challenges of the Convenience Store

The U.S. convenience store industry brought in more than $648 billion in sales last year.

Harnessing Analytics to Maximize Profits

In today’s retail environment, everyday analytics can provide retailers the winning edge needed to grow sales and scale the retail enterprise.

Retailers must have their finger on the pulse of the end-user and leverage big-data insights throughout the organization if they are going to compete with the industry’s leaders.

Gaping holes emerged in the retail supply chain during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the 2020 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 future disruptions.

Digital grocery demand is surging and grocery retailers must tackle this monumental shift in consumer behavior now to keep up with peaks and improve margins. Learn how artificial intelligence and machine learning can make all the difference and help grocers master their e-commerce grocery strategy.

To uncover how retailers can successfully reopen stores while continuing to make safety the number one priority, RIS hosted a virtual fireside chat with a leading authority on the in-store experience.

Inside look into the study methodology, timeline, vendor forms, retailer evaluations, breakout lists, mailing protocols, deadlines and how to optimize your LeaderBoard score.

Changing Shopper Habits and the New Customer Experience

Uncover the top shopper trends for 2020 and beyond in this interactive report and learn how a key group of retail leaders are scoring big wins and leading the evolution of the customer experience.

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.

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