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#RICE24 Community Convos: Amy Jain, Co-Founder & CEO, BaubleBar  

Founded in 2010, BaubleBar has become one of the most popular destinations for statement-making styles, affordable jewelry and personalized accessories. (Personally, I’m a big fan of the partnerships the brand has tapped into with the MLB, NBA, NFL and Disney.) BaubleBar has done a tremendous job of truly capturing the passions and cultural moments that […]

FREE Workshops at #RICE24: Get All the Details for Your Agenda 

Do you know what is taking place on Tuesday, June 4 at the Retail Innovation Conference & Expo? If you guessed pre-conference workshops, you’re correct! Workshops are an excellent precursor and collaborative environment to experience with industry peers before digesting all the content on the two main days of the event – Wednesday, June 5 […]

Meet The #RICE24 Digital Marketing & Ecommerce Advisory Council 

Meagen Johnson

This week, I’m excited to spotlight Meagen Johnson, CEO and Co-Founder of Stumbl, a marketplace to discover bargains and hidden treasures from designer brands and boutiques!  Meagen is an experienced executive with over 23 years of marketing, commerce and marketplace experience. She is a passionate marketer who operates at the nexus of business, brand, and consumer […]

Mattel Exec Joins the D2: Retail Edition Agenda

  If your brand wants to reach Gen Alpha, you better not sleep on gaming! This consumer demographic, born between 2010 and 2024, doesn’t just see gaming as a way to relax and disconnect. No, it’s also a form of self-expression. In fact, Gen Alphas are 2x as likely to see it as a vehicle for […]

Explore Chicago Through the Store Tours Program at #RICE24 

Did you know Chicago was voted Best Big City in the U.S. by Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards for the seventh consecutive year? It’s quite impressive, considering that it makes Chicago the first and only city in the 36-year history of these awards to be named Best Big City for seven consecutive years. There […]

Meet the #RICE24 Digital Marketing & Ecommerce Advisory Council 

In our bi-monthly advisory council meetings, we discuss top-of-mind trends and current challenges facing the retail industry. One major trend that has dominated the conversation lately is generative AI. According to a recent survey by NVIDIA, 98% of retailers plan to invest in generative AI in the next 18 months. Our advisory council agrees that […]

Meet Our New Keynote Speaker! Rebecca Minkoff…Designer, Community Builder, Media Icon

The Retail Innovation Conference content team strives to put industry changemakers and boundary breakers in the spotlight. While curating a speaker roster representing the industry’s most profitable brands is always a plus, we care deeply about getting the right people in the room. Executives who have navigated overwhelming personal adversity, industry disruption and cultural change […]

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