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Benchmark Your Retail Technology Investment Plans

Forrester eCommerce

When benchmarking retail technology investment plans, we found that retailers around the world plan to: Maintain interest in SaaS for agility — and exploit PaaS for differentiation. Retailers will invest in SaaS to manage application load variability, such as holiday shopping.

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Retail POS technology for streamlined retail operations


Successful retail requires operational efficiency – the more streamlined the business processes the greater the potential for reduced costs and increased business growth. So retailers are looking for ways to optimize retail operations, across every process – and retail technology is a powerful enabler.

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Streamlining omnichannel retail with real-time inventory


Managing inventory (keeping track of what’s in stock) in real-time (instantly) is crucial for retailers to sell against their product assortment effectively. In the fast-paced world of omnichannel retail, the ability to harmonize inventory across various channels is not just a logistical necessity, but a strategic imperative.

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Registration opens for Retail Technology Show 2024

365 Retail

Registration for the Retail Technology Show (RTS), the leading event that connects the industry’s changemakers and brings together Europe’s most forward-thinking retailers and leading tech innovators, is now open. Meanwhile, a new dedicated Ecommerce Pavilion will showcase the latest technologies for digital commerce.

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Unleash Your Retail Potential With Composable Commerce

Join experts from Orium, Elastic Path, and Algolia for a fireside chat that will take you through the ways you can unleash your retail potential by adopting composable commerce.

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The Disruptive And Problem-Solving Potential Of Emerging Technologies In CPG, Healthcare, And Retail

Forrester eCommerce

Emerging technology is always changing, so we wanted to understand the impact on different industries. In a world where […].

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How MACH Technologies Help Retailers Foster a Dynamic Customer Experience

Retail TouchPoints

The pace of technological change — as well as consumers’ increasing demand for always-on-shopping, anytime, anywhere — has left some retailers struggling to innovate digitally to meet customers’ evolving wants and needs. In a recent McKinsey study , digital leaders in retail banking saw a 19.3% MACH helps them do it — and fast.

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The Future of Customer Loyalty: Rewards, Retention, Appreciation, and More

Speaker: Jennifer Hileman - Director, Retail Data & Technology at Orium, and Zach Ettelman - Solutions Partner Team in North America at Talon.One

Elevate your retail game by unleashing the power of customer loyalty! The holidays are the perfect time to redefine and reimagine your retail strategy, as modern customers are being re-engaged through creative retention tactics. November 15, 2023 at 9:30am PST, 12:30pm EST, 5:30pm GMT

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Forrester Predictions 2024: Digital Commerce Report

The report predicts that legacy technology and services will slow down in 2024 as businesses favor smaller, agile, and targeted retail investments. With this shift, businesses will also use the average consumer’s comfort with technology to enhance their buying experience.

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How Ambitious Brands Are Leveraging Composable Commerce

Business models have been slow to adapt to the shift to digital commerce, leaving brands to struggle to match customer experiences to the changing retail landscape. The reason for the struggle: an inflexible technology stack.

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Cloud-Based Solutions: The Sky Is the Limit for Retail Success

Speaker: Ryan Bryers, SVP of Global Engineering

In a rapidly evolving industry, the shift from traditional on-premise systems to cloud-based solutions has become crucial for retail success. With technology giants like Google, AWS, and Azure leading the charge, the true value of the cloud extends far beyond cost savings. Save your seat today!

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2 Retail Sectors That Are Completely Changing the Game: FMCG & Q-Commerce

Speaker: Joe Heather, Deliverect GM (UK&I) & Noah Hayes, Deliverect GM (US&CA)

Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) and Quick Commerce (Q-commerce) are two vibrant sectors that have undergone significant transformations with the advancements in digital technology. With growing internet penetration and the proliferation of smartphones, consumers' purchasing habits have unsurprisingly evolved.

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Retail Tech: Empower Associates, Optimize CX, and Boost Productivity

Speaker: Andrew Regan, Managing Partner at BlueSeed Retail Ltd.

Did you know that 70% of new retail technology fails to deliver expected benefits and can often decrease customer value, service, and experience? With that in mind, how can we empower our store associates to leverage new technology to optimize the customer experience and boost productivity?

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Realizing ROI in an Omnichannel Rich Retail 4.0 Environment

Welcome to Retail 4.0. This is the land of opportunity where retailers connect with shoppers and drive sales in a way like never before. With this eBook, you’ll learn about the advanced technologies that are available to create a seamless integrated omnichannel experience.

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Why Data Is the Key to Retail Success

A digital transformation is essential for success in today’s retail environment. Yet even among retail organizations that have invested in digital technologies, it’s still highly common for data from various departments to be housed in disparate software systems that don’t communicate with each other.