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RIS Special Reports feature in-depth reporting and analysis on a range
of topics that are impacting retail. 

Virtual Fireside Chat: Retail's Grand Re-Opening

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.

Your Chance to Get the Inside Scoop on the 2021 RIS Software LeaderBoard!

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.

Top Grocery Trends in 2020

Uncover the top grocery technology trends for 2020 and beyond in this interactive report and learn how key group of segment leaders are scoring big wins in the battle for customer loyalty.

As the name implies, the NRF Big Show is mammoth. Three short days is never enough to see everything--but never fear. RIS’ annual look at the key sessions, events and trends from this year’s show will catch you up on what you might have missed.

RIS' annual curated look at the critical events and sessions from retail's biggest event of the year. Check out this must-read resource before you hit the show floor.

In this unique Special Report, RIS uncovers why a small group of retailers are scoring big gains in the battle for consumers and how they are reshaping the competitive landscape. Join us as we examine consumer behaviors in grocery retail and the significant steps retailers are taking and the technologies they are implementing to respond to them.

Engaging Mobile Tech for Shoppers and Associates

Retailers need an enterprise-wide, unified mobile strategy to be successful. This special report paints a picture of the mobile tech that’s captivating both shoppers and associates, as well as where the future of mobility is headed, leaving you with inspiration and tactics to perfect your own mobile retail strategy.

RIS uncovers how features like personalization, clienteling, mobility, self-checkout, scan and go, and SaaS and cloud-based solutions are helping leading retailers leverage their point of sale into a masterful piece of unified retail firepower.

Art Retailing Science

Retail success in the modern era requires a deep connection between the shopper and the retailer — a connection that is built and maintained thanks to memorable experiences. This special report explores the retailers that are leading in experiential retailing and gives practical tips on how to best blend old-school retailing techniques with new-school data based approaches.

In order to meet constantly shifting consumer demand and ensure product is where it needs to be, when it needs to be there savvy retailers are turning to AI to power their next-gen supply chains. See what the industry leaders are doing how you can do the same.

Download this special report and learn from leading experts and analysts how mobility is being used throughout the retail enterprise to redefine both operations and the shopping experience.

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