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Retail Technology Innovation Index 2018

The 2018 Retail Technology Innovation Index is the industry’s only algorithm-based index that highlights the most innovative technology companies successfully advancing retailer businesses.  

Top Women in Grocery 2018

From the store floor to c-suite, women are leading the charge to keep the grocery industry fresh. To recognize their efforts, sister publication Progressive Grocer has inducted 362 of them into its 2018 Top Women in Grocery class. Here we give a glimpse at 10 top retail executives who made the cut.

It has been widely reported that Microsoft is hard at work developing an Amazon Go type solution to capitalize on the cashierless craze. Is this a smart investment, or a waste of resources? Industry experts share their thoughts.

The luxury apparel retailer’s new infrastructure enables deep analytic insight while simultaneously providing vital network redundancy, ensuring its stores are always connected.

Store execution problems can blow apart headquarters' plans. In this Targeted Research report we identify the most common problems and offer solutions for solving them.

Store Experience, Store Execution

Retailers can't afford to lose the battle between store execution and store chaos, because the loss squanders millions of dollars in revenue and damages customer satisfaction and brand image.

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.

Outdoor retailer L.L.Bean will launch a public outdoor coworking space in New York City's Madison Square Park on June 21st. Get the details on how you can use the space.

Walkie Talkies are soo 80's. Total Wine & More has found a new way to keep its employees connected to vital systems and each other, while still serving the customer.

Retail is rapidly changing, and the pace of that change will only accelerate. Much of this is because retail customers have changing expectations of their shopping experience. Customers are armed with smartphones and look up pricing and product information before they ever set foot in a store.

The Path to Purchase Institute is running a promotion on June 19 called Path to Purchase Day, where, for one day only, the members-only database is opening up p2pi.org to all non-members.

The retailer plans to more than triple its physical presence over the next few years, highlighting the need for a modernized supply chain and point of sale solution. Read on to learn how Five Below is addressing these critical systems.

At The Home Depot, he was responsible for leading the retailer's digital and omnichannel platforms growth. Learn more about Macy's new Chief Technology Officer.

Many retailers currently face limitations due to their existing IT store infrastructures, which are barriers to achieving the store of the future. Learn how the store IT infrastructure needs to be an integrated system, not a collection of disparate parts.

Macy's has acquired a minority equity stake in technology retailer b8ta to help it along with its in-store customer experience. Uncover how the move will help Macy's scale its new pop-up shop concept, The Market @ Macy’s.

Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Limited has appointed a former Suncorp executive to the role of group CIO across the company’s seven markets, replacing Wayne McMahon.

"We have not been pleased with our performance," noted Hudson's Bay CEO Helena Foulkes of Saks OFF 5Th. Now, HBC will sell its flash-sale site Gilt and close 10 Lord & Taylor stores, including its NYC flagship as it shifts its focus to digital opportunities.

While many retailers are struggling to build long-term shopper devotion, Ulta’s loyalty program is enjoying double-digit growth. Find out what the brand is doing to attract and retain profitable shoppers.

Modell's fully customized POS software solution makes customer-centric retailing a reality and is the linchpin for the retailer’s continued omnichannel investment. Hear from the architects of the project in this exclusive RIS’ cover story.

Lululemon Athletica is crushing it, but it's just warming up. The athletic apparel retailer is fueling traffic growth and nearly doubled its email file, but it has more plans in store. Here are the six ways lululemon will run with its momentum.

Download this Retail IQ report and explore how to make mobility a key component of your organization and align next-gen capabilities to unify the enterprise, meet customer demand, and empower employees.

Target saw its strongest traffic in a decade in its first quarter of 2018, but overall the retailer posted mixed numbers. Is Target spreading itself too thin?

As digital sales soar, Nordstrom adds its first chief digital officer and plans a $3.2 billion investment, which will support investments in its digital capabilities. Learn the latest moves from the department store retailer.

Howard Schultz will retire from Starbucks Corporation at the end of the month. His departure from the coffee goliath marks 40 years as the company's iconic leader, in which Schultz grew Starbucks from 11 stores to more than 28,000 stores in 77 countries.

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