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Upcoming and on-demand RIS Webinars. To participate in a webinar produced and hosted by RIS please reach out to senior editor Jamie Grill-Goodman for details.

Retail Empowerment: Tech Investments to Meet the Needs of Today’s Consumer

The power of e-commerce has taken on an unprecedented urgency, its necessity forced by the coronavirus global health crisis.

Curb the Panic! Coronavirus Webinar Series

As the unprecedented COVID-19 health crisis is unfolding, retailers and consumer goods companies are looking to their peers to share first-hand perspectives on what they are doing in response to the pandemic. That is why CGT and RIS are enlisting the help of industry experts for this series of webinars.

In order to adjust to the new demands of seamless customer-centric experiences, grocers are taking hard looks at their operations and the tech powering them.

View on-demand!   Digital and physical retail are converging. The beauty and strength of stores are combining with the efficiency and intelligence of digital technologies to create a convergence that is redefining retail.
 

A guide to the major trends from the show, this webinar also features learnings from Aptos’ Customer Experience and Overall Integration indexes.

Given its crucial spot in the entire path to purchase, choosing and implementing a POS can be nothing short of nerve-wracking. We take a deep dive into the evolution of the POS systems delivering transformative shopping experiences.

While mobile services are booming, many retailers have struggled managing their mobile deployments correctly with challenges sometimes outweighing benefits. Learn how to optimize deployment.

The next-generation network will deliver high speeds and reduce latency, enabling retailers to fully leverage current and future cloud opportunities with confidence.

VIEW ON-DEMAND   In this unique RIS News webinar, grocery is singled out as the hottest segment in retail for tech-driven innovation.

VIEW ON-DEMAND!   For those with FOMO (fear of missing out) from the NRF Big Show the perfect solution is the annual RIS “What You Missed at NRF” webinar, where we focus on the hottest trends appearing at the 2020 Big Show.

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.

VIEW ON-DEMAND   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.

View On-Demand!   Mobile services are booming in retail ranging from shoppers using mobile apps while in stores to sales associates using mobile devices to deliver omnichannel experiences to shoppers.

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.

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.

View ON-Demand   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.  

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.

VIEW ON-DEMAND!   Retail is riding a major wave of digital store investment.

VIEW ON-DEMAND!   Turnover is high, unemployment is low, wages are rising, and younger employees are as demanding as younger shoppers.

view ON-DEMAND! 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. Jo

VIEW ON-DEMAND!   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.

VIEW ON-DEMAND Growth and optimism are taking shape in a year characterized by aggressive plans for digital transformation, experiential retailing and game-changing innovation.

The last year at RIS News' has been a busy one, packed with Webinars offering perspectives from retail experts on a variety or top-of-mind technology subjects. Here we list our 5 most popular Webinars of the year.