LP industry luminary Rosamaria Sostilio, VP, LP at Barnes & Noble, explains why loss prevention has changed drastically over the years and what retail executives need to do now to protect their assets.
A recent RVCF survey sheds light on common obstacles and how to drive fill rate performance improvements.
Omni-channel and personalization are driving new investments both in the store and the supply chain.
In an effort to make omni-channel retailing more appealing to customers, many retailers have taken to experiential retailing — revamping the in-store experience to keep the customer happy and loyal, which, in turn, improves sales. In our last issue of Retail Executive, I talked about the why behind the need to focus on the customer experience in 2018. Here’s the how.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is not a silver bullet but is an important part of the future of retail.
Rhett Butler in Gone with the Wind remarked: I told you once before that there were two times for making big money — one in the upbuilding of a country and the other in its destruction. Slow money on the upbuilding; fast money in the crack-up. Remember my words. Perhaps they may be of use to you some day.
The (R)Tech Center for Innovation and RILA, in partnership with The Forum for the Future, performed extensive research and interviews with its membership and prioritized the trends driving change in the retail industry. This report is repurposed from the initial Retail Horizons toolkit, initially developed in 2014.
Why business continuity plans and business impact analyses are critical components of crisis management.
Without leveraging stores as fulfillment centers, retailers will lose to Amazon every time.
The supply chain stands to gain big from blockchain.
Why superficial judgment and lack of passion will hurt sales
How semi- to fully autonomous robots will continue to change retail.
Understanding your customer’s basic, societal, and growth needs should influence your current strategies and offerings.
Why interpersonal relationships are critical for a superior customer experience.
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.
Retail Executive is honored to present its Editorial Advisory Board, which is comprised of some of the retail industry’s best and brightest. Keep your eyes on our EAB that will continue to grow to include additional retail industry luminaries.