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

The writing is on the digital display wall: the physical store of the future must be infused with technology if it’s going to survive. This exclusive RIS special report explores how retailers are rethinking their brick-and-mortar models and piloting new tech solutions today in order to develop the flourishing store of tomorrow.

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.

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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.

Efficiency and personalization reign supreme as the digital transformation rolls on. Dive into the eight trends and technologies reshaping shopper habits every day and learn how you can stay ahead of the curve and capture fickle consumers.

In this Targeted Research report strategies are uncovered where retailers are putting boots on the ground and budget dollars to work in the service of digital transformation.

RIS’ editors have handpicked the events and sessions they believe will be the most engaging, and the guide provides a short glimpse into the speakers and sessions that will define The Big Show 2019.

Download the must-read RIS 2017 Software LeaderBoard to see how retail software vendors stack up in head-to-head rankings.

Retailers need an enterprise-wide mobile strategy in order to succeed in the modern retail environment. No longer just a project, mobility should be a unified part of the full retail ecosystem, from customers to employees. This year’s Mobile Products & Solutions Guide examines how innovative retailers are leveraging this powerful tool to improve the shopping experience and increase loyalty among associates.

Discover four cutting-edge technology innovators that are brightening the retail landscape, helping to bring their retail clients into the future of shopping.

RIS explores three of the hottest topics in supply chain today: hyper localization, last-mile innovation and collaboration. Learn how to meet the needs of today's shoppers with a fluid and dynamic, real-time supply chain.

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