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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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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