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Author: Alison Raffalovich, Senior Corporate Communications Director

When you’ve got a concentration of the retail industry’s top minds all gathered in one place at one time, it pays to think ahead and have a camera on hand – then buttonhole these folks and get them talking. The result: focused, actionable insights that enable retailers to learn from their peers – especially when they’re driving results. We’ll be sharing those interviews over the next couple of weeks. Here’s one we really like:

Author: Alison Raffalovich, Senior Corporate Communications Director

When you’ve got a concentration of the retail industry’s top minds all gathered in one place at one time, it pays to think ahead and have a camera on hand – then buttonhole these folks and get them talking. The result: focused, actionable insights that enable retailers to learn from their peers – especially when they’re driving results. We’ll be sharing those interviews over the next couple of weeks. Here’s one we really like:

Author: Alison Raffalovich, Senior Corporate Communications Director

When you’ve got a concentration of the retail industry’s top minds all gathered in one place at one time, it pays to think ahead and have a camera on hand – then buttonhole these folks and get them talking. The result: focused, actionable insights that enable retailers to learn from their peers – especially when they’re driving results. Here’s another interview we really like:

Responsive Pricing: The Journey to Now Q&A with Jeff Smith, Founder and EVP of Corporate Strategy for Revionics.

Author: Alison Raffalovich, Senior Corporate Communications Director

When you’ve got a concentration of the retail industry’s top minds all gathered in one place at one time, it pays to think ahead and have a camera on hand – then buttonhole these folks and get them talking. The result: focused, actionable insights that enable retailers to learn from their peers – especially when they’re driving results. We’ll be sharing those interviews over the next couple of weeks. Here’s one we really like:

Author: Alison Raffalovich, Senior Corporate Communications Director

When you’ve got a concentration of the retail industry’s top minds all gathered in one place at one time, it pays to think ahead and have a camera on hand – then buttonhole these folks and get them talking. The result: focused, actionable insights that enable retailers to learn from their peers – especially when they’re driving results. We’ll be sharing those interviews over the next couple of weeks. Here’s one we really like:

Author: Cindy Kim, Vice President Global Marketing

Today’s shoppers are savvier than ever. They’re super-connected. Now combine that with technology and mobility that’s moving at the speed of lightning. For retailers, keeping pace is now a pre-requisite. The new imperative is getting ahead of the competition to truly deliver value for the customer. 

The concept of dynamic pricing is not new. It’s all the rage. But all that noise comes with myths that don’t end up working out for those who want to see results. If you have a few minutes, I’d urge you to read this Internet Retailer blog on “Dynamic Pricing Mythbusters – and Some Surprising Key Considerations.

Author: Jeff Moore, Chief Science Officer, Revionics

In Part 1 of this blog, I discussed the macro-environmental pressures on retailers in Australia and worldwide, and how consensus at the Retail Leaders Forum is that agility favors those retailers who are successfully future-proofing. Here we’ll dive deeper into successfully adopting a responsive merchandizing model.

Author: Alison Raffalovich, Senior Corporate Communications Director

Recent times have been very turbulent for retailers in nearly every geography, but even in that context DIXY Group has faced a more roller-coaster economic environment than most. As Russia’s third-largest national grocery chain, they’ve seen whipsaw swings from boom times to economic stasis amid grueling international sanctions.

Author: Jeff Moore, Chief Science Officer, Revionics

Last week, I joined 300+ global retail leaders in Sydney at the 2016 Retail Leaders Forum, an annual gathering focused on a comprehensive examination of industry and consumer trends and an in-depth exploration of retail strategy for growth and innovation. 

It was an honor to share the stage with Launa Inman, former managing Director of Billabong, Target, and Officeworks; and Warren Hogan, Chief Economist at ANZ Bank for our Outlook Session, The Year Ahead: Evaluating the Prospects for Retail 2016. It was an opportune time to explore the trends impacting both economic and political enviroments shaping the retail market.

Author: Anastasia Laska, VP Product Strategy and Solutions Marketing, EMEA Revionics

I had the privilege this year of attending EuroCIS 2016 in Düsseldorf, where we teamed with our partner Online Software AG.  The event organizers noted a remarkable 18% increase in visitors over 2015, with more than 10,000 retailers from across Europe and beyond attending to see exhibits from 411 exhibitors (up dramatically from 320 exhibitors last year).