Glenn Taylor, Author at Retail Innovation Conference & Expo

#RIC19 Panels: Experts Will Tackle AI, Pop-Ups & More In Candid Conversations

The Retail Innovation Conference prides itself on its ability to create an intimate environment for retail experts to gather and share insights, success stories and tips with their peers. That’s why thought-provoking panels, led by retail executives, influencers and analysts, are a mainstay of the RIC agenda. At #RIC19, an eclectic group of panelists will be on tap to dive deep into hot-button […]

Retail Innovator Award Nomination Deadline Extended

Haven’t had a chance to submit a nomination for the sixth annual Retail Innovator Awards? You’re in luck! Due to high demand, we’re extending the deadline for nominations to March 29, 2019, so you still have time to nominate individuals who have rejuvenated and shaken up their retail businesses with outside-the-box ideas.   Retail TouchPoints invites you to nominate retail company executives, bloggers/authors and/or industry […]

Macy’s Tries Out Pop-Up Marketplaces In 10 Stores

Department stores have long played host to store-within-a-store setups, but Macy’s is taking the concept further with its embrace of a non-traditional format — in-store pop-up shops. The department store is opening up 10 pop-up stores across the U.S. called “The Market @ Macy’s,” according to a report from CNBC. The pop-ups are part of a marketplace concept […]

Q&A With’s Josh Wais: Innovators Take The Smart Risks

In a presentation during the 2017 Retail Innovation Conference, Josh Wais, Emerging Technology and Strategy Lead at, shared five key takeaways retailers needed to heed if they want to survive and thrive in the midst of constantly shifting consumer preferences. The RTP team recently reconnected with Wais who shared his thoughts on innovation, leveraging […]

Amazon Shows Off Immense Buying Power, Putting Other Retailers On Notice

Amazon’s massive $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market shows that Jeff Bezos is set on paying big money to take his company into uncharted territory — and this has retailers wondering if the e-Commerce giant will be going after companies in their segments. The Whole Foods takeover deal is more than 15X the value of Amazon’s […]

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