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Our retail magazine provides you a collection of news, articles and other featured content about Supply Chain and Merchandising, including marketing, fulfillment, enterprise resource management, order management, inventory management, and more.

The Best Omnichannel Retail Campaigns of 2018

Omnichannel marketing aims to give people universally pleasant and fulfilling experiences — whether people engage with a company on their tablets, through social media, in a store, or within an app. Look at five retailers who accomplished this in 2018.

Online Holiday Sales Reach All-Time Heights

With more than two weeks to go till the conclusion of the holiday shopping blitz, 2018 is already setting all-time online sales records. Check out the latest stats on the end-of-the-year rush.

How can grocers ensure food safety? The answer lies in technology.

Retail is undergoing a period of rapid evolution, and much of that change is being introduced by new players in the market. Check out these 10 retail startups RIS believes are having the greatest impact on the industry thanks to their unique business models and/or novel use of technology.

Dick's is investing in robotics to drive automation in its new dedicated e-commerce fulfillment center in New York, as the sporting goods retailer bets on 2-day shipping and online orders to drive growth.

Chico's says it's making "strong progress and seeing positive results" from its omnichannel investments. It seems the retailer has found the answer to how to drive sales through these omnichannel programs: its associates.

The arts and crafts retailer is bringing its e-commerce, service and marketing onto one platform to create connected customer experiences across every touchpoint.

Strong opening weekend to the holiday shopping season could spur the best end-of-year rush in seven years. Check out the results and predictions from Thanksgiving Weekend.

Retailers are facing three major in-store challenges: squeeze more productivity from the workforce, operationalize click and collect, and make shopping fast, fun and friction-free. Self-checkout could be the answer.

From the moment a digital purchase is made through delivery to the shopper, everything that happens is orchestrated by the order management system (OMS).

Uncover recent data from an exclusive Profitect survey of more than 1,000 Gen Zers nationwide and learn why retailers’ strategies this holiday season need to revolve around getting them into the store.

Chock full of mobile technology and data-driven stock, take a first look at the retail technology in Nike's six-story, NYC “House of Innovation 000."

As the competition for grocery home delivery heats up, Instacart is reducing fees by a third in an attempt to attract and retain shoppers. Learn the details.

Home Depot's work to drive an interconnected shopping experience is paying off with increased sales. Learn the four ways the home improvement retailer will succeed as it enters 2019.

The new normal in retail comes down to one simple concept, ease of purchase. Learn how to remove friction in the customer journey and create omnichannel shopping experiences that enable quick purchases.

Kroger is investing $55 million to build the first robotic "shed" and the high-tech customer fulfillment center will bring 410 new jobs to the area. Find out where the grocer will make its mark.

From a new POS system and digital commerce capabilities, to testing new store concepts, a merchandising and supply chain platform, and much more, Sally Beauty Holdings is in the thick of a multi-quarter digital transformation plan.

The coffee giant has been moving to improve the in-store experience. Now, as it enters the holidays and 2019, Starbucks is focusing in on three things to boost its customer experience.

Want to devastate your financial performance? Simple. Get pricing wrong. And yet, 42% of retailers still primarily use spreadsheets for pricing and 34% use internally built software.

Disruptive change was the clear focus of the just concluded GroceryShop event in Las Vegas, where grocers and food brands caught up with the latest innovations in artificial intelligence, computer vision, robotics, machine learning, voice command and autonomous delivery.

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