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Amazon Go Means Goodbye Status Quo | Forbes.com

Contributor and Former Vice President Target Store of the Future, Chris Walton, discusses why the recent reports of additional Amazon Go stores may signal that Amazon has already won the battle for the next great retail innovation and why the future will be nothing like we know it today.

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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."

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