Tag: future of retail
The Retail Industry Leaders Association recently kicked off its month-long initiative “September is for (R)Tech.” Throughout the month, RILA will showcase news, initiatives and research focused on the future of retail and shopping experience.
RILA launched the (R)Tech Center for Innovation in 2017 to help retailers navigate the industry’s transformation through Read More
As we reported in our recent May-June edition, the Women of Loss Prevention survey, sponsored by Tyco Retail Solutions and Protos Security, offered a comprehensive look at how women view their current roles in our industry, how they feel they are perceived as industry professionals, the role they feel gender Read More
The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) recently announced its first-ever (R)Tech Global Retail Challenge in partnership with the Bensadoun School of Retail Management at McGill University. The case competition will ask students around the world to develop creative ideas for reshaping retail in the circular economy. The Challenge has attracted Read More
When I was growing up in retail, the word was that “department stores are dying. That was in the early 1980s. Then came the resurgence of Macy’s. Dead? Not so fast.
OK, it’s true that in 2018, traditional department stores may now be an endangered species, but it took forty years.
Over Read More
A global competition to find the hottest startups and innovative companies with scalable solutions to tackle retail loss and improve the customer experience is now accepting applications. Read More
Emerging point-of-sale systems technology, including self-checkout, was on full display at the annual National Retail Federation (NRF) conference in January. Among the companies showcasing advances was NCR Corporation, which was also celebrating 20 years since the installation of its first self-checkout solution.
At the show, NCR introduced its new vision-based scanners—replacing Read More
Leaders and decision-makers working in the loss prevention, asset protection and this year for a first time, the safety industry are coming together this week in Fort Lauderdale, FL, to network, learn, break the barrier between retailers and vendors, and share best practices amongst peers.
Innovision 2018 is an invitation-only event Read More