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Leadership Reimagined in the Age of Digital Transformation

Carol Kinsey Goman is set to keynote RES 2017! The leadership presence coach and media expert will examine how retail executives can arm themselves with new ideas, method and leadership skills to successful lead their organizations and adapt to fast-moving change.

Digital Commerce: Welcome to the Chat Bot Age

Canadian Tire Corporation CTO Eugene Roman will present a rapidfire session at RES 2017 and examine how chat bots represent a unique opportunity to provide a seamless, feature-rich, scalable experience for consumers and enterprise operations alike.


Learn how to compete with Amazon from the best!

The 16th annual Retail Executive Summit (RES) is fast approaching! Here are a few highlights from the jam-packed agenda you won't want to miss!

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. during the rapidfire session: "Digital Commerce: Welcome to the Chat Bot Age." Hear what else Roman had to teach about artificial intelligence at the Retail Executive Summit.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Make Frazzini, CTO, eBags, who took home the Tech Leader Award, Strategic Impact at the seventh annual CIO of the Year Awards, discusses the retailer’s mobile-first approach.

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

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

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. 

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