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RIS News’ Big Show Wrap Up Report 2019

The NRF Big Show is massive, and no matter how hard you try you just can’t see it all. As always RIS was at the event in full force covering sessions, interviewing solution providers and checking out all of the hot new technology on display.

Our annual Big Show Wrap Up Report highlights what you need to know from this year’s event, giving you an insider’s look at the biggest retail event of the year.


Session Recaps. With more than 500 speakers and 100 hours of content on the educational agenda there was a session for everyone at the show. Whether you wanted to hear from the heads of some of retail’s biggest companies or learn the inner workings of a small-scale supply chain deployment it was all available on the Big Show stage. Check out RIS’ recap of some of the biggest sessions at the show featuring speakers from Kroger, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Target and more.

Had to See Booths. The Expo floor was filled to capacity with more than 800 exhibitors displaying every retail technology under the sun. But as always some booths attracted the biggest crowds and were jam packed from dawn to dusk. See why booths like Intel, Zebra and Sensoromatic were filled to capacity and the killer technology that acted as a beacon to attendees.

Tech Announcements. The Javits Center was overflowing with new technology to fill any and all retailer needs. See who joined JDA, Kronos and Aptos on this curated list of the latest ground-breaking technology released at the show.

The world’s largest retail conference and expo featured more than 500 speakers, 800 exhibitors, 40,000 attendees and countless networking opportunities.

Retailer Deployments. The Big Show is all about discovering the next big technological breakthrough that will help take your retail business to the next level. But the most powerful tech is not just impressive on the show floor, it is impressive in the field. Learn what new technology Kroger, American Eagle Outfitters, Adore Me, and more have deployed.

Vendor Partnerships. The show is the perfect time for solution providers to announce new partnerships and introduce their new combined strength to the industry. See why vendors like Honeywell & Theatro, and Oracle & One Door joined forces and what their new partnerships mean for them and the industry.

SuperSaturday. Over the past decade RetailROI’s annual SuperSaturday event has raised millions of dollars for at risk children around the world. Once again RIS was on hand helping support this incredible charity. See how much was raised this year and the killer content the event featured.

Social Scene. Social media was humming throughout the event as attendees, exhibitors and presenters all shared their experiences and insights surrounding the event. Check out some of the top Tweets from the Big Show.

Check out the report at RIS News for all this killer content and more.