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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.

Next-Gen Tech Investments Fueling Post-Pandemic Grocery Shopping

Months of near-lockdown conditions have kickstarted new retail tech strategies and solutions that grocers are ready to embrace. See which ones have been pushed to the forefront and which are ready to move off the back burner.

Short Term Demand Sensing: New Techniques to Predict Changing Demand Patterns

REGISTER NOW! Date: July 16, 2020 at 11:00 AM EDT The ability for retailers and CPG companies to accurately forecast short-term consumer demand and ensure products are available to consumers when they need them most has been thrust to the forefront with the onset of the worldwide health crisi

Tech Investment Post COVID-19 explores where retailers may begin to invest once the crisis is behind us and everyone has had a chance to breath.

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

Industry experts weigh in on the tech you need now and in the future to ensure your organization emerges from the COVID-19 crisis ready to win.

view on-demand!   The global pandemic is putting increased demand on grocers and their suppliers as the industry continues to operate under extraordinary circumstances.

REGISTER NOW! Date: May 6th, 2020 at 2:00 PM ET In the blink of an eye retail has changed.

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! 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.

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

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

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.
 

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

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.

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

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!   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.

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   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.

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.

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.

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   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.  

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.

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