This week Carter asks Chris what it was like to grow up in the 60’s, and the gang talks Nordstrom, packaging reuse, and everyone’s favorite word “provenance.”
Analyst expectations surrounding Kohl’s have yo-yoed significantly recently, when, in reality, Kohl’s has done little to improve its overall long-term positioning.
As part of Yantriks’ new series “5 Questions with a Retail Expert” Chris had the chance to sit down with Sean Wilcox and to share his background and thoughts on the industry.
The latest news from Rihanna and Kylie Jenner portends a new retail world that will soon send shock waves through the industry.
To commemorate its 100th podcast episode, Omni Talk announces its newest venture and hits the top headlines, like Whole Foods’ newest concept, Rihanna, Petco, and more!
Lord & Taylor’s recent struggles are not surprising, but the light they shed on Walmart’s digital strategies over the past year sure is, writes Forbes Contributor Chris Walton.
Cash-Accepting Amazon Go Store Shows Amazon Is Smarter Than The Government And Its Competition | Forbes
Amazon Go accepting cash in its first New York store this week highlights three reasons why Amazon is so far out in front of its competition in terms of understanding how checkout-free retail will evolve, writes Forbes Contributor Chris Walton.
Fast Five Podcast: Valtrex, Communal Living, QR Codes on TV, and of course the latest Amazon and Walmart News
After a one month break Chris, Anne, and Carter return to discuss the hottest topics this week in the world of retail. This week the gang discusses Amazon’s first cash-taking GO store, Walmart’s new lab store, shopping from your TV, communal living at malls, and more!
Walmart’s latest IRL innovation lab store should not be confused with true store of the future innovation. It is a page from the same incremental playbook legacy bricks-and-mortar retailers have been running for decades, writes Forbes contributor Chris Walton.
Spotlight Series: The Untapped Gold Mine of Product Reviews with Hearful CEO, Lisa Kobylarz [Podcast]
Omni Talk sits down with Hearful CEO, Lisa Kobylarz, to discuss the important role reviews play in the world of new retail, and how retailers should be using them to improve everything from product development to product detail page positioning and site searches.
Like so much amid the oft-cited and ridiculous “retail apocalypse” refrain, glossy first appearances can be far different from reality. It is easy to get caught up in the allure of Ocado — the fancy robots, the new business model, and even the cool British accents — but is it worth all the hype?
The rise of vitamin, supplement, and wellness brands is a lesson on how creating communities and flashy packaging may outweigh science | Dan Phan
Omni Talk contributor Dan Phan discusses the new wave of health and wellness products and how they are captivating the market with social commerce and fancy branding.
In a guest contribution for Omni Talk, PebblePost CEO Lewis Gersh explores the sometimes overlooked importance of marketing to consumers within the place they are most comfortable — the home.
Israel may just become the epicenter of retail technology innovation over the next decade, and retailers would be wise to get an early leg up on the potential opportunity, writes former Target Store of the Future VP Chris Walton.
While important, cash-free retail bans distract from the real issue, the elimination of low-skilled American jobs, writes Forbes Contributor and former VP Target Store of the Future Chris Walton