Celebrating 25 Years of Collaboration

Retail moves at an unrelenting pace. The technology, executives and merchants that make up the industry are constantly evolving and changing with the times. When something is able to hold its ground and survive for a quarter of a century in the retail environment it has truly stood the test of time.

AtRetailTechCon 2015, RIS Newsand Gartner will debut the 25thAnnualRIS/Gartner Retail Technology Study. Jeff Roster, vice president, Gartner and Joe Skorupa, editorial director,RIS Newswill take to the stage for the Day Two Keynote to share the latest finding from the silver anniversary of the study. As always the study is focused on the IT spend trends of the industry and will highlight how retailers plan to spend their money in such areas as omnichannel, mobile, social media, store systems, POS, e-commerce, analytics, supply chain and merchandising.

Roster communicates global IT trends in the retail and wholesale industries, analyzes end-user requirements, and consults on strategies with IT vendor clients. He also conducts primary research interviews with vendors and end users, performs secondary research, and writes market research reports. He is frequently quoted inRIS News, Consumer Goods Technology, Information Week,The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Postand other media outlets.

The 2015 RetailTechCon will be held March 25-27, at the Hyatt Regency, Orlando, Florida. The conference features keynotes from retail leaders, peer-to-peer exchanges, relationship building, and a golf outing. For more information, to view the full agenda, or to register for the event clickhere.