Sharing a really great article from Retail Dive — I really applaud Walmart for their efforts here. Exactly the right move. Click the source link below to read more.
Walmart, in a race with Amazon toward frictionless checkout, is launching an in-app scan and payment feature for shoppers to use in-store.
<p>Chris Walton is an accomplished Senior Executive with nearly 20 years of success within the retail and retail technology industries. He is well-versed in merchandising, store operations, inventory management, product design, forecasting, e-commerce, pricing and promotions, and tech product development.</p>
<p>Chris was most recently a Vice President with Target, where he led the retailer’s Store of the Future project and also ran the Target’s home furnishing division for e-commerce. He previously worked for GAP, Inc., as a Distribution Analyst and Manager.</p>
<p>Chris holds a BA in Economics and History from Stanford University, and a MBA from Harvard Business School.</p>
<p>He likes to dress as Darth Vader for Halloween, and his wife also frequently asks him to ask Alexa, “to turn off the music.”</p>