With unified enterprise systems for greater inventory visibility, algorithms designed to gain deeper product and customer insights, 3D for faster and more efficient design
and development, and much much more, this year’s Innovators are addressing and fulfilling consumer demand.
The key to developing a healthy omnichannel business comes from identifying a few competitive advantages in the physical in-store environment that can provide the same sort of seamless types of interactions experienced online.
Retail’s disruptors see physical stores as a key part of a larger unified commerce strategy — with advantages that can help them win at positioning those stores as part of a personalized shopping and buying experience.
Apparel's survey of apparel retailers, brands and manufacturers reveals expectations for technology focus in the coming year, including an emphasis on BI and analytics for gleaning an even deeper understanding of the consumer.
Rent-the-Runway feeds closed-loop data to its partners, Nordstrom gets closer to the consumer with AI, Tilly’s wins big with AR, Roots Canada goes all out with Northern Lights digital gift guide, Walmart’s Store No 8 takes on innovation and much, much more.