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IKEA Opens First U.S. Smaller Format Store

IKEA has opened its first store in the U.S. to boast the retailer’s new, smaller format, offering a full range of products across just 115,000-square-feet of space. Get the details.

Team Green: Burton Snowboards Partners with Mtn Dew for One World

Mtn Dew and Burton Snowboards are teaming on behalf of sustainability as part of a new partnership known as One World.

RIS’ third annual startups feature examines retailers that caught the eye of our editors for being exceptionally innovative and solving problems for consumers at a time when they need solutions the most.

Emerging technologies are proving essential for increasing accountability and traceability across the food supply chain, from manufacturer to the end customer’s plate.

As we look forward to the next few years, what will the supply chain look like? And how can retailers prepare for any future crisis that will shake the industry? Here are a few bets.

RIS talked with industry leaders to put deeper context around its recent supply chain benchmark study, including how the tech investments that rose to the top found their way there.  

A recent survey about the impact of COVID-19 on consumer shopping habits and attitudes offers a glimpse the opportunities that lie ahead for retailers.

As consumers change how they shop during the pandemic, the clothing rental retailer is restructuring its memberships and bringing a key feature of its physical drop-off boxes online. Get the details.

VIEW ON-DEMAND!   Massive stock outs and overflowing warehouses are only two of the major problems that rocked the retail supply chain during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Ikea has announced it will open its first second-hand Ikea store. Find out what it will be selling and why.

In our first annual Supply Chain Technology Study, RIS benchmarks the state of the retail supply chain, identifies technologies that are keys to success, and recommends ways retailers can improve their ability to recover quickly from disruption. Benchmark your supply chain tech against the industry's best!

Starbucks has expanded its digital traceability tool tracking the origin of its coffee beans, advancing the company's sustainability ambitions. 

The Consortium welcomes retailers to join in to help create a less wasteful future, while innovators, suppliers, and designers are invited to submit their ideas for game-changing sustainable bag solutions. Find out how you can help address this address this global waste challenge.

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