E-commerce moves quickly.

In an industry growing roughly 15% a year, retailers need to be agile or risk joining the 13 retailers that have filed for bankruptcy this year.

Keeping up means staying abreast and implementing the latest technological changes that promise to upend nearly every aspect of a merchant’s business—from progressive web apps that enable consumers to have a fast-loading app-like experience on an e-commerce site to robots that work alongside people in warehouses. After all, e-commerce technology is rapidly changing as it grows smarter, faster and, often, more cost-effective.

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