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A collection of RIS Talks Q&As with top retail industry leaders. 

Behind BoConcept's Pandemic-Fueled E-Commerce Launch

Giving new meaning to the term “quick pivot,” BoConcept developed an e-commerce site with a virtual showroom and personalized chat service in the span of just two weeks in April.

In E-Commerce Debut, Something Navy Learns Lesson from Nordstrom Crash

While it’s tempting to chalk up the issue of having more visitors than a website can handle as good problems to have, the truth is that crashing from an influx is the stuff of e-commerce nightmares. Learn how the lifestyle brand managed its retail debut by developing a robust digital foundation.  

The beauty company's investment in artificial intelligence and augmented reality are paying off when it comes to consumer engagement.

Online travel bags and accessories retailer eBags has had its finger on the pulse of technology for the last 22 years, a trait that has proven especially helpful during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sweetwater, a music retailer that’s nearing $1 billion in annual sales, found itself in the center of a perfect storm as one of the unexpected non-essential retail beneficiaries during the coronavirus health crisis.

When it comes to operating with purpose, luxury online retailer Olivela has been putting its money where its mouth is from the get-go.

In an industry that’s all about product, PVH CIO Eileen Mahoney is using tech to transform the fashion merchandise lifecycle. We talked with the 2020 RIS Women in Retail Tech winner to learn how.

In our interviews with the RIS News 2020 Influentials, we asked them to share their predictions on these changes, as well as the tech they think retailers will be most interested in investing in.

It’s a great time to think about starting a company — that’s not something you expect to hear right now.

One of the 2020 Women in Retail Tech, Seay shared her insight and experiences in a Q&A with RIS.

After decades of operating solely via direct mail, the company has spent the last five years shifting efforts toward e-commerce. In February it became one of the first to test a new personalization platform to increase its subscriber base.

Hear how outdoor clothing specialist Regatta aims to future-proof its business as it continues to open new stores by migrating from on-premises infrastructure management to the cloud.

RIS’ fourth annual “Influentials: Top Movers and Shakers in Retail” honors the remarkable leaders of 2020, developing cutting-edge technology and shaping the future of the industry. Here RIS uncovers the keys to their success and the technological innovations they have helped bring to the market.

Faced with an immediate need in its communities, the team at Little Greek Fresh Grill moved quickly to help its consumers during COVID-19. Learn how the chain is making a big difference and the tech it used to change its model up within days.

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