Listen: FutureCommerce Recaps #RICE22

Though the Retail Innovation Conference & Expo has come and gone, the buzz surrounding the event remains strong! We love hearing about the experiences our attendees had while at the event, so keep those #RICE22 recaps coming! Our friends Phillip Jackson and Brian Lange recently recalled their experience over on the FutureCommerce podcast, discussing everything […]

#RICE22 Recap: Top Moments from the Inaugural Event

And just like that, the 2022 Retail Innovation Conference & Expo is in the books! The inaugural event, hosted by Retail TouchPoints, took place last week in Chicago and was attended by 4,000+ members of the retail industry looking to get a first-hand look at the latest technology and strategies driving the next era of […]

#RICE22 Sessions Spotlight the Growing Emphasis on Company Culture

These days, you can’t turn on the news or read an article without hearing rumblings about the Great Resignation. As if the impact of the pandemic alone wasn’t enough for the retail industry, the Great Resignation has done its fair share of wreckage, too: According to CNBC, retail suffered the second- highest number of quits […]

10 Retail Influencers You Need to Start Following

If you’re anything like me, your social feed is filled with cat videos, recipes you’ll never make and ads for products you’ll never buy. Although social media is primarily used to keep up with friends and stay up to date on the latest pop culture trends (at least that’s how I use it), it’s also […]

2021 Retail Innovator Awards Spotlight: Raghu Mahadevan of 7-Eleven

The Retail Innovator Awards were designed to recognize the retail leaders driving positive change for their organizations, whether in the form of new tech implementations, new store concepts or new cultural initiatives. But for the most recent edition in particular, we wanted to spotlight executives who took new-world challenges and turned them into opportunities.  For […]

9 Retail Podcasts to Add to Your Queue

Believe it or not, podcasts have already been around for almost 20 years. In those two decades, over 2,000,000 shows have been created. With this breadth of content comes limitless possibilities for you to find shows that cover your interests – no matter how niche. Whether you’re a true crime junkie, improv comedy nerd or […]

2021 Retail Innovator Awards Spotlight: Kelly Cook of David’s Bridal

The Retail Innovator Awards were designed to recognize the retail leaders driving positive change for their organizations, whether in the form of new tech implementations, new store concepts or new cultural initiatives. But this year in particular, we wanted to spotlight executives who took new-world challenges and turned them into opportunities.  For the next few weeks, we’ll be spotlighting […]

5 Ways We’re Leveling Up the Virtual Event Model

While we wish we could hold the Retail Innovation Conference in-person this year, we’re thrilled to bring you a top-notch virtual experience. We know it’s been a long couple of years behind the screen, but there are still plenty of reasons to stay hyped for virtual events…especially this one!    1. You Can Connect with Experts on the Issues That Matter to You When an event is held […]

The Industry’s Top Innovation Event Is Back Online

The Retail Innovation Conference has a rich history. For nearly a decade, the event was held in New York City — the retail capital of the world — and provided attendees with intimate networking opportunities, unique tours of cutting-edge stores and educational sessions led by top innovators in the industry. Trying to re-create a live event […]

#RIC20 Keynotes: Execs From Google, Kroger & More To Tackle The Big Acceleration

The sixth annual Retail Innovation Conference is here! We’re so excited to kick things off today and share with you all the awesome keynotes, case studies and inspiring stories we’ve got lined up.  Registration is still open, so if you don’t want to miss a minute of #RIC20, get registered ASAP! We’ve got a jam-packed couple of days ahead […]