Attendee Takeaways: Phillip Jackson, Co-Founder, Future Commerce 

DTC fanatic. Ecommerce expert. Consumer and retail industry analyst. This man wears many hats and if you don’t know him, it’s time for you to get acquainted with him. Allow us to introduce Phillip Jackson!  Phillip is a podcaster, speaker and Co-Founder of Future Commerce, a media startup focused on conscious commerce in the retail world. […]

Attendee Takeaways: Liza Amlani, Principal & Founder, Retail Strategy Group

This week, we’re excited to spotlight the merchandising expert, Liza Amlani!  Liza Amlani is a retail industry veteran and the go-to thought leader on retail merchandising, product creation, and accelerating speed to market. A respected voice on topics such as responsible retail and sustainability, retail diversity and inclusion, and the future of retail, Liza is […]

Meet the RICE Team: Alicia Esposito 

As we’re hard at work planning for the next Retail Innovation Conference & Expo, which is scheduled for June 13-15, 2023 at McCormick Place in Chicago, we thought you might like to get to know the people behind the curtain who are making the event magic happen. We have an amazing team across multiple disciplines, […]

Attendee Takeaways: Krysta Lewis, CEO & Founder, Aisling Organics

We love spotlighting founders that are not only passionate about retail but are focused on creating meaningful and helpful products for consumers. Enter: Krysta Lewis (aka: the clean beauty queen!).  Krysta Lewis is the CEO and Founder of Aisling Organics, a high-performance organic makeup brand. With a focus on both purpose and profit, Krysta was […]

Attendee Takeaways: Chip Cook, Senior Retail Design Manager, M&M’s Retail

There’s something magical and motivating about being at an in-person event. You’re surrounded by people who have similar passions and even get to learn from people who have different skills and backgrounds. And when you get the chance to break away from your day-to-day work, you can focus on fostering new relationships that spark new […]

Exclusive Q&A With Steve Dennis: Reinventing Retail In The Age Of Amazon

When it comes to competing with Amazon, Steve Dennis, President of SageBerry Consulting, has one piece of advice: Don’t. “With few exceptions, most retailers can’t out-Amazon Amazon, so they need to forge their own more relevant and remarkable path,” he said in this exclusive Q&A with Retail TouchPoints’ Editor in Chief Debbie Hauss. Dennis will […]

Get The Inside Scoop On BJ’s Digital Transformation With CDO Rafeh Masood

Since Rafeh Masood joined BJ’s Wholesale Club as the company’s first Chief Digital Officer less than a year ago, he and his team have been focused on building a world-class digital experience for BJ’s members across all channels. Key accomplishments include: The September 2017 launch of two new web sites for BJ’s private brands, Berkley […]

Exclusive Q&A: How 1-800-Flowers.com Is Gearing Up To Be The ‘Go To’ Gifting Solution

1-800-Flowers.com aims to be the “easiest go-to solution for all gifting needs” across its many brands, which include Harry & David, The Popcorn Factory, 1-800-Baskets.com and Simply Chocolate. It’s a high-stakes goal, but the 41-year-old brand is gearing up by enhancing its web site; deepening its work with new platforms such as Google Assistant; and […]