A quick scan of some of the exhibitor news we heard at NRF 2017, including a special focus on the companies Aptos, Marxent, Star Micronics and SpacePole.
Robots, machine learning and VR, but what about the infrastructure? Richard Cottrell, managing director at Vista Retail Support, has his say on the tech on show at NRF 2017.
Thomas Pink is looking to digitise its Wall Street New York City store, using the Acuitas Digital Internet of Things (IoT) platform.
Joe Tarragano, managing director of marketplace specialists We Are Pentagon Group, gives retailers the lowdown on the power of online marketplaces, ahead of the forthcoming Retail Without Borders event.
Research group Conlumino has released figures detailing retailer Christmas sales figures in the US. Retailers are having to work hard for their gains but the festive season was encouraging, says the report.
Retailers say they want access to new technologies, and RBTE 2017 is set to deliver with a range of first-time exhibitors confirmed to appear on the expo floor.
Representatives from retailers such as Asda, Boots, B&Q, Dixons Carphone and Sainsbury's are confirmed to speak as part of the RBTE 2017 conference programme, which takes place 8-9 May in London.
L1 Retail to invest up to $3 billion in small retailers with potential to become the leaders of the future. Ex-Home Retail Group CEO, John Walden, and Dunnhumby co-founder, Clive Humby, are on the advisory board.
House of Fraser has today opened its first store in China, in the city of Nanjing.
With an in-store manufacturing lab, Korean eyewear company YUN is changing the way people buy glasses. Cate Trotter, head of trends at Insider Trends, takes us on a tour of the Berlin shop.
Specsavers is halfway through a multi-year tech transformation programme. Global CIO Phil Pavitt talks us through the challenges as the complex project enters "the hard yards".