Where to Find RIS at NRF 2014

Each year the center of the retail technology world sets its sights on New York City for the NRF Big Show – the who's who of the retail industry, and RIS News shifts with it. Join RIS at Booth #4224 or the following events to link up with old friends and colleagues, or even to make new ones.

Monday, January 13

2014 IT Forecast – Key Takeaways and Findings
Big Ideas Room 1 – Level 1 Expo Hall, 3:15-4:15 pm

Omnichannel and mobile are morphing the retail IT landscape both at the customer point of contact and at the enterprise level. Major findings from the 11th Annual RIS News/IHL Group Store Systems Study will be presented in a session that is partnered with ARTS. Greg Buzek of IHL Group will present the findings, joined by a panel of experts, including Joe Skorupa of RIS News, Carol Rene of Shell International Petroleum Company and Alan Outlaw of Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions. Click here for more information.

2014 Rock & Roll Retail
Hard Rock CafÉ, 8:30 pm-12:00 am

Just like the Big Show, Rock & Roll Retail is Bigger, Better and Badder for 2014! Head on down to the Hard Rock CafÉ for networking – and of course, some rock and roll performed by retailers, industry analysts and solutions providers. Hosted by Dave Weinand of RIS News this event is the perfect way to unwind after a long day at NRF and network with your colleagues. Click here for more information.

Tuesday, January 15

A Single Platform of Shared Commerce Merges Digital and Physical Channels
Big Ideas Room 2 – Level 1 Expo Hall, 10:15-10:45 pm

Tech-savvy shoppers have evolved the store and online channel relationship. A retailers ability to access customer, product and sales information, while understanding the customer journey across the brand determines one's success as digital and physical touchpoints merge. Joe Skorupa of RIS joins a panel of experts to provide insight into this major trend and is joined by John Todd of Marks (a division of Canadian Tire), Linda Palanza of OneView Commerce and Rick Chavie of Hybris Software. Click here for more information.
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