This week the Fast Five podcast covers the Kohl’s and Aldi partnership, Best Buy, Ikea, voice recognition, reports on the housing industry, and closes with a salute to the founder of Tower Records as well.
Need even more? Want to go even deeper? Then be sure to tune into our After the Five podcast, where Toys ‘R’ Us also takes center stage, and Anne and Chris somehow even manage to break into song!
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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.
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.
Chris holds a BA in Economics and History from Stanford University, and a MBA from Harvard Business School.
He likes to dress as Darth Vader for Halloween, and his wife also frequently asks him to ask Alexa, "to turn off the music."