Forbes + Podcast | Meet BarkPark, The New Starbucks For Dogs With Enormous Potential

Hello loyal Omni Talk fans!

This one is a fun one. We recently had the chance to interview the Head of Brand and Marketing for Retail at Bark, Allison Stadd, to discuss one of the coolest innovations we have seen within physical retail this year — BarkPark in Nashville, TN.  We enjoyed the podcast interview so much that Chris even felt compelled to write about it as a call to action in Forbes.

You can find the Forbes piece here: Meet BarkPark, The New Starbucks For Dogs With Enormous Potential.

Our podcast interview with Allison Stadd on iTunes and SoundCloud or by clicking on the below links:

Be careful out there,

– Chris and the Omni Talk team

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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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