No matter how successful your retail organization is the hard cold fact is that your technology and underlying systems are racing toward obsolescence. For example, if your organization was founded in 2009 its technology and underlying systems are 10 years out of date.
Today, network concerns can strangle innovation in stores. Luckily, the evolution of wireless broadband is helping retailers — both inside and beyond brick and mortar stores — keep technologies such as IoT devices, back-office applications, POS, video surveillance, guest WiFi, and more connected at all times.
Turnover is high, unemployment is low, wages are rising, and younger employees are as demanding as younger shoppers. Find out how to weather this perfect storm for rising labor costs and turn the challenge into an opportunity.
Many retailers depend on disconnected systems for demand forecasting and are missing the big picture when it comes to how fresh impacts center store categories and vice-versa. Joe Skorupa, Editorial Director for RIS News, and Kevin Sterneckert, Chief Marketing Officer for Symphony RetailAI discuss why retailers need a holistic view of consumer demand across all categories.
The RIS Software LeaderBoard is one of the most highly regarded and widely read studies in the industry. It is used by retailers when planning new software investments and implementations, and by investors researching mergers and acquisitions.
Djamel Toubrinet, Cegid; James Stratton, Ascent Enterprise Solutions; Dick Calio, R.J. Calio Consulting; and Joe Skorupa, RIS discuss how to capture missed opportunities and become a leader in today’s retail environment. This panel of industry leaders also provide tangible advice to ensure you never miss a sale.
Lee Holman, IHL Group; David Dorf, Infor Retail; and Joe Skorupa, RIS News discuss the trends and technology that will play a major role in 2019. The trio of industry leaders also review the results from RIS’ annual Retail Technology Study.
Date: Wednesday, July 24 at 2 PM EDT
Industry data and case studies from market leaders reveal an enormous opportunity for retailers to improve topline and bottom line results if they take the right steps to capture the huge amount of lost sales they miss every day.
The fourth annual RIS-Progressive Grocer Tech Trends Study uncovers a second wave of innovation sweeping through grocery retailing. The first wave was about catching up to digital retailers and omnichannel shoppers.