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Retail Experience Summit 2018

RIS News' annual executive level retail summit brings together the best and brightest minds from across the industry for three days of education, networking and collaboration. Register now for the October, 2-4, 2018 event.:

Big-Picture Strategies Lead to Disruptive Success

At RES 2018 Geek Squad founder and former Best Buy CTO Robert Stephens will explore the power of emerging technologies and how to best implement them into an overall IT strategy in his must-see opening keynote.

Finalists Announced for the 2018 CIO of the Year Awards

RIS’ annual CIO of the Year Awards is taking place next month at the revamped Retail Experience Summit. See which industry leaders are up for one of these prestigious awards.

Retailers are having a harder time connecting with their customers. Hyper localization is the key to keeping your pulse on the consumer, especially for retailers that span multiple stores, states and countries. But how do you achieve this vital goal?

Come to RES 2018 and learn first-hand how to manage business improvement, disruption, and human capital from Dale Carnegie consultant David Osborne in a can’t-miss interactive workshop.

At RES 2018, retail insider Sterling Hawkins will explore the growing importance of storytelling and experience in retail success and the role virtual and augmented reality play in becoming truly customer centric.

At the 2018 Retail Experience Summit, Canadian Tire Corporation's vice president Intelligent Automation, Cari Covent, will share how Canadian Tire is leading the way in this cutting-edge approach and how retail computing will be changed forever.

At the 2018 Retail Experience Summit, MGM Resorts International executive director, merchandise planning and retail systems, Steve Schnur, will present a closed-door session to explore these questions and more about one of the hottest topics in retail.

Today, conversational commerce is so easy that customers don't even have to press a button. Is this a good thing for shoppers and retailers? What are the downsides? Is voice-command commerce over hyped? At the 2018 Retail Experience Summit, chairman & CEO of Xcel Brands Robert D'Loren will present a closed-door session to explore these questions and more.

The eighth annual RIS News’ CIO of the Year Awards is fast approaching. The yearly event will once again be the highlight of RIS’ flagship Retail Experience Summit (RES) in October and honor retail’s most influential and innovative.

Amazon is opening a new office in San Diego and plans to more than double its tech workforce in the area. Get the details.

Out with the old and in with the bold. At the 2018 Retail Experience Summit, Honorary Chair and Chief Operating Officer of Lucky Brand Michael Relich and RIS Editorial Director Joe Skorupa will close out the retail event of the year with the “7 Things Bold Companies Do.”

At the Retail Experience Summit, RIS honored six of the industry’s greatest innovators and visionaries at its annual CIO of the Year Awards. See which retail technology leaders took home the well-deserved hardware.

At RES 2018, RIS staged a social media contest to uncover who was the most influential social poster at the event. See which industry veteran took home the top prize and the title of Mayor of RES.

The industry’s elite gathered at RES 2018 last week to explore the changing retail dynamic and how to provide consumers with a differentiated, tech-filled experience. Check out this photo montage from the retail event of the season.

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