Intel CEO: Data playing invaluable role in retail transformation

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has seen the personal computer transform the world and now he, along with the rest of the retail industry, is watching another evolution: how technology is changing the definition of the store.

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5 key distributor opportunities in an omnichannel world

For today's consumers, omnichannel is their "new normal." They now shop and purchase anytime and everywhere. What this means for traditional retailers is that they must become more flexible and "seamless."

3 compelling reasons to attend ICX Summit in June

The opportunity to learn from best-in-class CX deployments, insight on the latest of Internet of Things and how best to build the customer experience are just three of nearly a dozen reasons to attend the upcoming ICX Summit.

The future of beacons and digital signage

Beacon technology has not been adopted by merchants as quickly as expected, yet changes to devices and strategy will spur 4.5 million active beacons in the U.S. by 2018.

Amazon's Treasure Truck banking on retail consumer whimsy

While the New York Times describes Amazon's Treasure Truck as another of Amazon's "puzzling retail experiments," it can be viewed as Amazon's continuing effort to refresh retail by trying innovative approaches.

FastCasual's parent company launching FoodTruckOperator.com

Networld Media Group will launch FoodTruckOperator.com on April 1. It will cover industry trends and news, profile business owners and explore the technologies and tools available to help operators grow their businesses.

7-Eleven catching up fast in boosting the customer experience

7-Eleven hasn't been a major force when it comes to digital innovation but it’s working hard to make up for lost time and striving to establish itself as a digital technology front runner.

Donald Trump, Nordstrom, Ivanka Trump: How politics now play into the retail customer experience

In simple terms, social media and the internet have given consumers the loudest and biggest mouthpiece to project their views and feelings and actions. But it shouldn't be used to unjustly hurt a retailer or a brand.

Kohl’s CTO on personalizing customer experience and how data plays a big role

When it comes to creating a ‘MEaningful’ customer experience, Kohl's is relying big time on data to understand customer behavior and craft a personalized experience.

The 1 thing forgotten at the world’s largest retail event

There is no doubt, that in the current age, information is critical. When everything online is connected to a cloud and data is accessible in real time, business managers must make decisions based on information that is accurate and as up-to-date as possible.

Virgin's Branson talks retail fails, retail success and what makes for a rewarding customer experience

Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson likely knows more about retail fail than most any other retail leader and he's not shy about sharing what he's learned in running 400-plus businesses.

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Opportunities for Self-Service Technology in 2017

The upcoming year promises to be an active one for kiosks and similar self-service devices.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc.




Employing a Single Customer View

Retailers have more information about their customers than ever before. The key, though, is to be able to have a 360 degree view of each customer in a way that provides value.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Pitney Bowes




2017 Digital Signage Trends

In the past, retail has always been the leader to deploy digital signage. But now on the rise are smart businesses that want high resolution imaging and collaboration tools to transform the work environment.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: LG Electronics USA, Inc.




Internet + Enterprise = the New ‘Interprise’

Network architecture is leveraging 4G LTE, the cloud and SD-WAN to create a new way of managing the enterprise.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Cradlepoint




Case Study: How Telenor Created an In-Store Digital Experience with DIY Interactivity Software

Retailers and leaders in hospitality already have the skills needed to create modern, engaging, multi-touch spaces. You don’t have to have a PhD or spend $100K+ in app development to achieve interactive in-store and omni channel design.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: IntuiLab




Retail Tech Is Having Its Back To The Future Moment

In an odd twist, a massive high-tech investment in omni-channel, big data and IoT is taking retailers back to the future – back to something they used to know and do well: creating relationships with their customers.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ComQi, Inc.


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