Retail IT Featured Editorial

  1. Is Your App Marketing Strategy Truly Mobile-First?

    Savvy retailers have long been preparing for a mobile-first world of ecommerce, and it’s safe to say that brave new world is officially here. In the US alone, more than 160 million adults have made at least one purchase using a mobile phone. And in a recent global survey of consumers conducted with Imperium and Precision Sample, we found that mobile buying and browsing is now the norm, especially among millennials and Gen Xers.

  2. Advice On Voice

    In the upcoming March/April 2018 issue of Retail Executive, I dedicate my Viewpoint article to voice commerce, a topic we’ll be covering more diligently as the technology progresses. As such, I caught up with Saeed Amidi, CEO of Plug and Play Tech Center and Retail Executive Editorial Advisory Board member to get his take on the progression of the technology and how retailers should utilize it.

  3. Retail Tactics Proven To Win Online Shoppers

    New guide demonstrates how eCommerce marketplaces are impacting global online shopping trends.

  4. Retail Disruptors Driving Retail Transformation

    New RSR Study looks at how disruptive behaviors are helping retail to evolve.

  5. Physical Stores Are Evolving To Meet New Roles For Customers

    Stores are key and will thrive, but only with transformation of in-store customer experiences.

  6. Holiday Analysis Reveals Strengths And Weaknesses In Retailers’ Omnichannel Initiatives

    As customers use more channels with higher expectations, retailers need to invest in better support.

  7. Evolving Beyond Batch-And-Blast With Increased Personalization

    Online sneaker retailer Greats demonstrates why flexibility and speed are critical for today’s email marketers.

  8. 2018 Will Be The Year Of AI And Voice Technology

    Study finds that 43 percent of consumers are willing to interact with AI via a voice-controlled device.

  9. Retailers Have Three Years To Transform Technology To Stay Competitive

    The most essential tool in the brick and mortar experience are apps to track inventory.

  10. Grocers Can Redesign Brick-And-Mortar Retail To Beat Amazon At Its Own Game

    Last weekend as I stared at the produce section in my local grocery store thinking about how nice it would be to give my shopping list to someone else to fill so I could enjoy a leisurely cup of coffee and come back later to pick up my order, I was run down by another shopper’s cart. One minute I was examining Honeycrisp apples, the next I was clutching my Achilles tendon. When I turned around, to address the other shopper, I discovered it wasn’t a time-pressed consumer who crashed into me. It was an apologetic Instacart Shopper sprinting around the store trying to do his job.  This encounter made me realize the modern grocery store is the nemesis of efficient online shopping.