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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 […]

2023 Brand Experience Award Winner Spotlight: Lulu and Georgia  

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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 […]

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% […]

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) […]

#RICE23: Attendee Reviews Are In!

As soon as we returned from Chicago, we dove headfirst into #RICE23 feedback. (That is, once we had a weekend to relax and recharge.)   To those who completed our lengthy post-event survey, THANK YOU and please know we take every point of feedback extremely seriously as we enter our 2024 planning cycle.  Being a data […]

#RICE23 NEXT Stage Session Spotlight – Amazon Pay and Affirm  

With 200+ exhibitors and 150+ speakers, there is SO much to experience at the Retail Innovation Conference & Expo next week! Specifically in the Expo Hall on Wednesday, June 14 and Thursday, June 15, you will find our two “NEXT Stages” featuring a variety of cutting-edge solutions and innovative topics. See the full agenda here!  […]

#RICE23 Checklist to Make the Most of Your Onsite Experience 

It’s the final countdown to #RICE23! We’re ONE WEEK away from seeing you all in Chicago for the Retail Innovation Conference & Expo to experience the latest in connected commerce.   To make sure you’re prepared, we put together a short checklist of immediate action items before arriving onsite and a high-level agenda of what […]

Workshop Spotlight: What Should I Do Now Vs. Next? How to Prioritize Your Unified Commerce Capabilities  

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Consumers expect simple, personalized and unified commerce experiences in which they can jump from smartphone to keyboard to register without skipping a beat.   But delivering on the promise of unified commerce is challenging. It requires a deeper understanding of consumers and their buying journeys, channel-less experience design, powerful employee experiences, and activating and enhancing existing […]

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