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The Tech Ulta Beauty & Sephora are Banking on to Reimagine the Beauty Industry

Beauty retailers Sephora and Ulta have made a living through services and letting consumers’ try-before-they-buy. As they reopen amid COVID-19, RIS looks at two tech areas they are using to respond to altered shopping behaviors.

Nielsen's New Data Solutions Leverage VR and AR

Nielsen is now offering a suite of solutions using gaming technologies to help retailers transform their in-store operations.

Celerant Technology has launched a new online platform for multi-store retailers that virtualizes their physical stores. Learn more.

Ulta is tapping into tech to provide an omnichannel experience that brings shopping in its brick and mortar stores to the online space. Get a first look at how Ulta is bringing the physical store to life digitally.

Thanks to artificial intelligence and virtual reality, confidently shopping online is possible for consumers. Find out how to adapt the online experience to include sensory experiences that consumers crave.

Consumer reviews of more than 40 of the most popular e-commerce sites were examined, resulting in some surprising findings. See which retailers racked up the most negative reviews and joined Urban Outfitters and Foot Locker at the bottom of the list.

VR is poised to make a big splash in retail for years to come, but few retailers have been able to find a practical application for the emerging technology. Discover the real-world use case Walmart has discovered.

RIS News recently had the pleasure of recognizing Michael Relich, COO of Crate and Barrel , for his contribution to retail by naming him to our "Top 10 Movers and Shakers in Retail." The following is the exclusive Q&A obtained for the article.

Shoppers want convenience and a personalized experience, and they are taking note of which brands are going “all-in” on technology. 

NRF's annual expo is called the Big Show for a reason, no matter how hard you try you just can't see it all. Check out the news, trends and sessions that were all the rage at this year's show and catch up on what you might have missed.

L’Occitane's new experiential concept store is pushing the boundaries of the customer experience, and using retail technology to do it. Get a peek inside the beauty retailer's new Fifth Avenue, New York City location.

From virtual reality (VR) headsets to a new suite of mobile apps, Walmart is upping its modernizing workforce management and training for employees. Learn the details of the latest retail tech Walmart is rolling out in stores across the country.

Don't miss the details on Walmart's new tech incubator that will focus in on the areas of robotics, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence.

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