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Newsletter May 2011

Retail technology trends for 2011

RIS News caught up with our President and CEO for a brief Q&A session about the leading technology trends that are occupying the minds of retailers in 2011.

This is a great time for retailers to really focus in on 3 key areas within their businesses. First, is customer data. Not only finding ways to get more accurate and detailed information, but also identifying ways to establish a closer connection with the customer. Ultimately, the retailer should be looking at ways to move towards a one-to-one marketing approach. 

Read details> Retail Tech Trends 2011


Data Attacks Increase 81.5% in 2010

The number of data breaches skyrocketed 81.5% in 2010 — to 760 from 141 in 2009 — according to the 2011 Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report. The report also found that the number of compromised records fell from 144 million in 2009 to 4 million in 2010, suggesting that cyber criminals are changing their tactics.

Read details> Data Attacks Increase in 2010


2011 Retail Technology Trends Study


For the first time in three years retailers are going on the offensive, opening stores and investing in IT for innovation and growth. In a must-read tech trends report you will find exclusive data about IT spend trends and strategies. Download now for specific insights into store systems, POS, supply chain, workforce management, merchandising, m-commerce and cross-channel retailing.

Read details> RIS Retail Technology Study