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A collection of news, articles and other featured content about Retail Executive Summit 2017.

CIO of the Year Awards

RIS News’ annual CIO of the Year Awards were announced last week at the Retail Executive Summit. See which retail leaders took home the coveted hardware.

By implementing a new strategic vision coupled with a powerful engagement solution Macy’s has greatly reduced employee turnover. Find out how the department store chain did it and how you can too.

"The Bot platforms that are available today and for the next decade will change everything," warned Eugene Roman, Chief Technology -Officer, Canadian Tire Corporation Ltd.

Michael Relich, chief operating officer, Crate and Barrel, speaks with RIS News at the Retail Executive Summit (RES) 2017. Relich was honored at RES as a Hall of Fame inductee and talks about the next-gen retail technology he's worked on throughout his career, and what he sees coming down the pike.

Tophatter COO Andrew Blachman speaks with RIS News in this exclusive video about how to reimagine a mobile shopping experience and how an auction environment and mobile technology engages shoppers.

Retail Executive Summit 2017 keynote speaker Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D., Leadership Presence Coach and Forbes Leadership blogger, speaks with RIS News about the main theme of her session, how important social sensitivity is, and what kind of leaders are having the most success in retail today.

Edward Park, GUESS? Inc. talks with RIS News Senior Editor Timothy Denman about what Guess is doing with curated looks and the innovative projects the apparel retailer is working on now. 

Inspiring ideas that produce “aha” moments are out there but difficult to find, which is why RIS sponsored a shark-tank competition at the recent Retail Executive Summit.

Xcel Brands' CEO Robert D'Loren tells how the company is achieving such fast growth through its media strategy and supply chain speed.

Check out this photo montage from the Retail Executive Summit. See your friends and colleagues in action on the stage, having fun on the golf course, and enjoying the numerous networking opportunities.

Find out how to keep up with digital disruption in retail in a video interview with David Borlo, CEO & Managing Director, Salt Flats.

At the Retail Executive Summit (RES) 2017, Vicki Cantrell, Honorary Chair of RES, speaks with Joeseph Skorupa, RIS News. Find out why Cantrell, who was just entered into the RIS News' Hall of Fame, says leadership is critical and stories of store closings don't tell the real story.

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