The retail world is moving faster than most can keep up. RIS News briefs you on the latest news in retail so you’ll be able to chime in at the watercooler.

This week we’re hearing news of chatbots, brick and mortar investments, and techy new ways to deliver goods.

Belk will open three new stores through the end of 2018, part of a nearly $40 million investment in store remodels, capital improvements and new store openings in 2017. Uncover the tech updates the new stores…