Blog Archives - Retail Innovation Conference & Expo

Top 5 Moments from #RICE24

We loved welcoming thousands of our retail industry friends to Chicago for the Retail Innovation Conference & Expo earlier this month. Over three days, we got to forge new connections, spark new ideas and create new opportunities across our community, including speakers, sponsors, attendees and more! Although our time in the Windy City was brimming […]

Meet the #RICE24 Store Design & Omni Experience Advisory Council

You’ve likely seen a few of our blogs spotlighting members of our Ecommerce Advisory Council. To ensure we’re effectively analyzing and understanding the vast changes to the retail industry, we have another council focused on store design and omnichannel experience. This group represents the best in our industry — true thought leaders who are not […]

Take to the Chicago Streets! Last Call to Join the #RICE24 Store Tours 

Chicago Bean

Looking to get inspired by creative and innovative retail store concepts IRL? In a few weeks, the Store Tours Program will commence in the vibrant city of Chicago and there is still time to get your ticket!   We can’t wait for the highly anticipated Store Tours program, led by our amazing partners at Insider […]

#RICE24 Conference Tracks: Meet the 2024 Track Leads 

At the Retail Innovation Conference & Expo (#RICE24), we believe it’s important to create an environment within each of our conference tracks that is conducive to quality learning and allows you to engage with your fellow attendees as well as the speakers. This year, each session is 30-minutes with audience Q&A to ensure the content […]

#RICE24 Activation Spotlight: Generative AI in Action – Powered by iAdvize 


At the Retail Innovation Conference & Expo, the Expo Hall will feature immersive activations for attendees to explore and test-drive the latest and greatest retail tech. If you’re looking to stay ahead in retail, this is a must-attend! One particular activation we’re excited about is powered by iAdvize, a conversational commerce pioneer and a leader […]

#RICE24 Community Convos: Brendon Garner, Co-founder & Head of Platform, KIKI World 

KIKI, a community commerce company (and software company at its core) launched in early 2023, and is in the midst of an incredible growth trajectory!  KIKI World’s initial launch featured connected beauty products co-created by the KIKI World community. Using its proprietary platform and blockchain infrastructure, KIKI has created a new way for consumers to […]

Last Chance to Nominate! 40 Under 40 Awards

40 Under 40 Awards

The 40 Under 40 Awards has become one of Retail TouchPoints‘ top awards programs and we’re thrilled to welcome a new class of winners for 2024! The goal for the awards is simple: to spotlight the emerging retail practitioners and aspiring executives who are already making an incredible impact in the industry. Now, when we […]

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