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Retail Focus: Using Promotional Financing to help Close the Sale

By Sue Yasav, VP, Market & Consumer Insights, Synchrony Financial [NYSE:SYF]

Technology Changes to Supply Chains Demand Good Leadership

By Kevin Glynn, VP and CIO, DSC Logistics

IoT as an Enabler to Operations and Commercial Strategies

By Matt Meier, VP & CIO, Whirlpool Corporation

Software Engineers are The Future of Logistics

By Mario Harik, CIO, XPO Logistics, Inc.

Software Engineers are The Future of Logistics

In the age of e-commerce, consumers have more choice than ever. We can shop anytime of the day and from virtually any location.

Why Artificial Intelligence Will Empower the CIO

By Gregory B Morrison, SVP & CIO, Cox Enterprises

Why Artificial Intelligence Will Empower the CIO

To better anticipate where AI makes sense throughout organizations, let’s explore its potential.

Benefits of Cloud in Logistics

By Chuck Fuerst, Director of Product Strategy, HighJump Software

Cloud computing is a hot topic and the basic structure is similar no matter the service.

Data Integration For Understanding Customer

By Michael Lehman, CIO, Batteries Plus Bulbs

Data Integration For Understanding Customer

The biggest challenge, and also the biggest opportunity, is simply the accelerating rate of change.

The Changing Face of Retail Industry

By Graeme McVie, VP & GM, Business Development, Precima

The Changing Face of Retail Industry

For grocery retailing, click-and-collect and home delivery will continue to rise in popularity.

The 360-Degree View Must Be Definitive

By Lauren Freedman, SVP Digital Strategy/Chief Merchant, Astound Commerce

The 360-Degree View Must Be Definitive

The competitive landscape is challenging and knowing one’s customer may be more important than ever before.

A Century of Success: Red Wing Shoes Innovates for Continued Growth

By Marc Kermisch, VP & CIO, Red Wing Shoe Co.

A Century of Success: Red Wing Shoes Innovates for Continued Growth

A commitment to innovation, quality and customer service has propelled Red Wing Shoes to a company whose leadership has stood the test of time.

Driving Innovation and Leveraging Stores as a Competitive Advantage

By Edward Park, SVP, Head of Retail, Digital, Allocations, Wholesale Operations (North America), GUESS? Inc.

Driving Innovation and Leveraging Stores as a Competitive Advantage

Customers are demanding simple and seamless experiences across traditional channels (store and ecommerce) and through now-pervasive social channels.

Truly Autonomous AI Not Practical for Most Businesses

By Scott Horn, CMO, [24]7

Truly Autonomous AI Not Practical for Most Businesses

On the heels of 2016’s announcements of Salesforce Einstein, Facebook Messenger chatbots and the new Partnership on AI launched by the biggest names in tech, many believe that Hollywood dreams of human-like machines will become reality this year.

Maximize the Power of Data in Retail

By Steve Rempel, CIO, Rite Aid [NYSE:RAD]

Maximize the Power of Data in Retail

Many will tell you that today’s consumer is more powerful than ever, thanks to the personal mobile computers we have in our pockets, our homes, and even our cars.

It Is Not About Technology, It Is About People

By Bruce Valk, CIO & VP, Silver Star Brands

Growing up a barber’s son in a small rural Wisconsin town, I was unknowingly an early student of emotional intelligence as I listened to and observed the diverse clientele of a one-chair barbershop.

Retail's Evolving Facets

By Phil Stevens, CIO, The Exchange

Retail's Evolving Facets

Given the number of breaches announced by banks, technology companies, manufacturers, and retailers, it is clear that information security is a big challenge.

3 Ways Retailers Can Participate in the Sharing Economy

By Nizzi Renaud, CMO, Zazzle

3 Ways Retailers Can Participate in the Sharing Economy

The sharing economy—for some it feels like a movement, for others a fad. While most define the sharing economy as a concept where peers borrow from peers, the concept has expanded to include many trends that are redefining commerce.

Four Myths about Innovation in Logistics

By Daniel Gagnon, VP of Marketing, Global Logistics & Distribution, UPS

Four Myths about Innovation in Logistics

The serenity of a normal Sunday morning gives me time to catch-up on the business journals and blogs that have accumulated in my in-box throughout the week.

Accounting for Online Payment Security as a Practice

By Vennard Wright, CIO, WSSC (Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission)

Accounting for Online Payment Security as a Practice

As consumers and recipients of services from utilities, our least favorite things about receipt of those services is paying bills.

Mobile Marketing and The Evolution Of E-commerce

By Marissa Tarleton, CMO, RetailMeNot, Inc

Mobile Marketing and The Evolution Of E-commerce

Consumers love to shop. However, the means and methods in which they find what they want continue to evolve; and in true digital fashion, the e-commerce industry has transformed once again.

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