IRT Magazine And Featured News Content

  1. What Powers The TSC Supply Chain
    2/14/2017

    $6.78 billion Tractor Supply Co. demands uptime from the mobile devices driving innovation in its warehouses and DCs.

  2. Deloitte Retail Outlook Finds Consumer Spending Confidence On The Rise
    2/24/2017

    Innovative technology is crucial, while the need for instant gratification fuels on-demand retail.

  3. Walmart Acquires Outdoor Gear Retailer Moosejaw To Boost Online Sales
    2/23/2017

    The $51 million acquisition is designed to best Amazon in the apparel and sporting goods categories.

  4. Experts Warn That Retailers Are In For A Bumpy Ride In 2017
    2/22/2017

    While core retail sales rose 0.4% in January, analysts point to red flags that predict volatility.

  5. ComScore Report Shows Holiday Spending Up 17 Percent Year-Over-Year
    2/21/2017

    Consumers spent $80.2 billion online, with a 44 percent increase in mobile spending.

  6. Retail CEOs Weigh In On President Trump’s Proposed Border Tax
    2/21/2017

    President Trump’s proposed 20 percent border tax is garnering opposition from many industry leaders, including a group of Retail CEOs who recently sat down with the president to discuss their position.

  7. New Survey Finds $150 Billion In Missed Revenue Due To Retailers’ Lack Of Personalized Service
    2/17/2017

    Retailers missed out on $150 billion in revenue in 2016 because they failed to provide shoppers with personalized service, according to a new survey by TimeTrade. Providing shoppers with better customer experience could increase revenue by at least 5 percent, while millennials say they would pay up to 20 percent more for better retail experiences.

  8. NRF Economic Forecast Sees Growth For 2017
    2/16/2017

    Predictions say retail could see growth between 3.7 and 4.2 percent year-over-year.

  9. Retailers’ Omni-Channel Blind Spot: Digital The Death Of The Single-Channel Shopper
    2/15/2017

    In RSR's latest Omni-Channel Benchmark Report, you'll learn whether new view of the retail shopper translates into retailers finally taking definitive action, or makes significant progress in achieving an omni-channel strategy.

  10. Why Walmart’s Free Shipping Play Won’t Work
    2/15/2017

    Welcome news to consumers though it may be, the impact of Walmart’s free two-day shipping play will have minimal impact on consumer loyalty to Amazon.