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Walmart’s New Microsoft Deal, Not Amazon Prime Day, Was The Most Important Event In Retail Last Week | Forbes.com

Amazon and Alibaba are clearly doing all that they both can to define the next big innovation in retail—the personalized physical store—and Walmart’s recent deal with Microsoft shows that Walmart is also willing to do whatever it takes to be the first to the answer.

Source: Walmart’s New Microsoft Deal, Not Amazon Prime Day, Was The Most Important Event In Retail Last Week | Forbes.com

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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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