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Pulse Check! Help Us Shape the #RICE24 Agenda 

I know, I know…another survey!? Yes, but don’t worry…it’s only 6 questions! While we could have made it longer (hi, we’re data nerds!), we wanted to keep it short and sweet because we value your time. Why did we create this survey, you ask? Because we care about you, your needs, goals and that you […]

The Retail Strategy & Planning Series Helps Execs Prep for the Q4 Rush

The Retail Strategy & Planning Series will offer exclusive conversations and data-driven insights to inform holiday and Q4 investments.

Have holiday on the brain? Looking at the headlines, you’re definitely not alone. Some of our fave sources are already unveiling their holiday forecasts and behavioral predictions, which means now is prime time for bringing your strategies to life. If you want to validate your investments or even see what new ideas you still have […]

2023 Brand Experience Award Winner Spotlight: Lulu and Georgia  

Brand Experience Awards

This year’s Brand Experience Award winners represented the shifting priorities of the industry – from focusing on the speed, efficiency and safety that was top-of-mind during the pandemic, to an emphasis on complete immersion and personalization across all channels to drive customer retention and loyalty.  If you haven’t already, be sure to check out the […]

40 Under 40 Spotlight: Marissa Kinsey, VP of Trade Marketing, BeatBox Beverages

The 40 Under 40 Awards were designed to spotlight emerging leaders who are driving positive change for their organizations and for the collective industry.

This past June, Retail TouchPoints and Design:Retail unveiled the 2023 winners of the annual 40 Under 40 Awards, which represented a dynamic and diverse class of executives who have contributed to industry progress.    The 40 Under 40 Awards have evolved to spotlight the personal and professional accomplishments of executives across the retail industry — from store […]

2023 Holiday Guide: Get Early Insights from Industry Experts 

It’s true, consumers are planning to start their holiday shopping… before November. Sleigh, what!?  An Optimove survey found that 50% of consumers expect to start their holiday shopping before the calendar turns to November. As shoppers begin to cross off their holiday shopping lists, getting the best deals will definitely be top of mind: 80% […]

VISIONS Summit Recap: 4 Thought-Provoking Moments on the Future of Commerce

To drive innovation and industry progress, we must create an open forum for conversation and idea sharing. We attempt to bring this collaboration to life in everything we do, especially in our programming — and our latest partnership with Future Commerce is testament to that.   For the first time, Future Commerce, a media company that […]

Discover Your Next Big Idea with the Retail ThinkTank Hub and Webcast Series 

Just because its summer doesn’t mean you have to take a pause on new learning opportunities. At least we don’t think so!   Summer is the perfect time to recharge, relax and discover new strategies and ideas while you have the time — especially because the critical holiday season is just around the corner. That’s […]

#RICE24 Call for Speakers is Live!

Are you an established retail executive or an emerging brand leader looking to share the latest insights for connected commerce? We want to hear from you! Speaker submissions for the Retail Innovation Conference & Expo, scheduled for June 4-6, 2024 in Chicago, are open until January 22, 2024.  We are in search of passionate (and opinionated) […]

How Brands, from Albertsons to PUMA, are Transforming their Brand Experiences

Learn how 27 brands, from Albertsons to PUMA, are transforming their brand experiences across all channels.

The Brand Experience Awards were created to spotlight companies across the retail realm, from scrappy start-ups to heritage organizations, that have set new standards for brand experience. The first installment of the awards took place in the early days of the pandemic, when consumer behaviors were completely turned upside down. As a result, many winners […]

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