Featured Content

  1. The Retailer’s Guide To New Advancements In Cash Management
    7/6/2016

    Innovative Retail Technologies sat down with Jim Poteet, executive VP, sales and marketing at FireKing Security Group about the evolution of cash management and how it directly impacts the retailer’s bottom line. Poteet provides specific and actionable insight that retailers concerned with cash management won’t want to miss.

  2. Mobile Coupon Return On Investment: Real Results From Real Retailers
    6/29/2016

    Mobile coupon popularity is growing rapidly in the retail sector. One analyst firm, solely focused on mobile, predicts that mobile coupons redeemed will almost double between 2014 and 2019 to more than 31 billion.

  3. Robotic Goods-To-Person Picking Technology For Simplified Omni-Channel Order Fulfillment
    6/29/2016

    Perfect Pick’s goods-to-person model allows businesses to do more with less by dramatically increasing productivity and efficiency, but with much fewer workers.

  4. Easter Holiday Promotional Analysis, 2014-2016
    6/20/2016

    Determining exactly when to have a sale, how long it should last, and how much to discount are recurring challenges for every retailer. One way to gain the upper hand is to have easy access to data-backed insights on your competitors’ promotional tactics at your fingertips. Such insights can reveal how your promotional calendar compares to others’, how discounting affects traffic, and how your promotions benchmark against competitors’.

  5. The Retail Doc Weighs In: A Prescription For In-Store Success
    6/20/2016

    We’re excited for Bob Phibbs — the acclaimed speaker, writer, and CEO of the Retail Doctor, a New York-based retail consultancy — to be in Chicago later this week, where he will deliver the keynote speech at this year’s Retail Summit.

  6. Infographic: A Portrait Of The Millennial Shopper
    6/20/2016

    Representing the largest and most diverse generation in U.S. history, Millennials possess $200B, collectively, in annual spending power. Yet, attracting and retaining the attention of the Millennial shopper remains a challenge for many retailers.

  7. Using Deep Learning To Predict Foot Traffic In Retail
    6/20/2016

    DeepMind – an artificial intelligence (AI) company that Google acquired in 2014 – recently garnered headlines with its groundbreaking AI achievement. DeepMind succeeded in creating a machine learning program, called AlphaGo, that recently crushed one of the one of the world’s top players, Lee Sedol, at an ancient strategic board game called “Go.”

  8. Driving Employee Engagement Through Human Capital Management Solutions
    6/9/2016

    Savvy retailers know that an engaged workforce is key to driving customer satisfaction, operational performance, and ultimately, business success. In a recent examination of human capital trends, 85 percent of executives identified employee engagement as an important or very important priority for their organizations. But according to Gallup, only 26 percent of retail employees worldwide are engaged in their jobs.

  9. Using Video To Audit Your Retail Operations
    6/7/2016

    Innovative Retail Technologies caught up with Douglas Wong, vertical software applications product manager at March Networks, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, to identify the key considerations when using video for operations auditing purposes...

  10. Why Retailers Need A Vendor Compliance Optimization Program
    6/1/2016

    Retailers face daunting and complex challenges with regard to their omni-channel supply chains. There are countless reasons why retailers can’t go it alone. Greg Holder, CEO and co-founder of Compliance Networks, provides detailed solutions, including a Vendor Compliance Optimization (VCO) program, that can help retailers leverage the benefits of supply chain visibility.