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Pivoting Requires Flexibility: How to Get There Without Replacing All of Your IT

Consumer shopping trends are pressing convenience stores to pivot, but many operators have experienced roadblocks in adding modern services. Uncover how tech solutions can provide the flexibility needed to overcome legacy store IT infrastructure without ripping out current systems.

New Retail Store Concepts: Nike, Ugg, 7-Eleven, Foot Locker

Retail innovation is blazing, even in the midst of the craziest holiday season ever. Nike and Ugg both launched new store concepts this November, while 7‑Eleven and Foot Locker expanded concepts. RIS takes a look at each and gives you the lowdown on the innovation inside.

Sally Beauty has launched buy-online-pickup-in-store (BOPIS) capabilities nationwide as part of its ongoing digital transformation. In addition, the retailer has made several leadership changes, including appointing a new CIO. Get the latest.

Changes in customer shopping behavior throughout 2020 have accelerated the shift to e-commerce, and Walmart was “well positioned to catch and ride these waves," resulting in U.S. e-commerce sales swelling 79%. RIS takes a look at three things helping Walmart keep up with shifting shopper trends and demand.

Tailored Brands, parent of Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank, expects to successfully emerge from Chapter 11. Get the details.

Stories about store closures and bankruptcies mask the fact that retail is an active investment hot spot where cash flows, IPOs flourish, and opportunities boom. Here’s the rundown.

Walmart is dedicating space in 42 of its regional distribution centers to add “pop-up e-commerce distribution centers” to meet the expected spike in e-commerce orders this holiday season, as well as unexpected peaks in the future. Learn the tech that's making it possible.

To guarantee shoppers can continue shop sales successfully during a period of heightened online traffic, retailers must rely on robust strategies at the back end. So what are some last-minute strategies for retail IT teams to handle the shopping surge that will begin this Black Friday season?

The top mistakes retailers are making in hiring that they must address in order to outlast the pandemic’s impact.

Symphony RetailAI has named Dale Grant chief revenue officer, replacing Graeme Cooksley.

Companies can lean on technology as a way to prepare for “pent-up” demand and meet customers wherever they may be in their purchasing decision — even without face-to-face interactions.

CVS Pharmacy customers can now have a contactless checkout experience using PayPal and Venmo QR codes at 8,200 stand-alone retail locations.

Retailers can ensure seamless customer experiences while guaranteeing all of a customer's private information is secure. It is no longer one or the other, but rather a system built on transparency.

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