Fast Five | Amazon Goes to the Airport, Facebook Live Shopping, and More!

December 15, 2018

This week’s Fast Five is ready for your listening pleasure. This week we close out 2018 by taking a look at Amazon’s latest Go plans, Farfetch getting into visual search with Israeli startup Syte, Facebook’s Live Shopping, the new Rose & Loon concept, and Lulemon’s Crazy Larry subscription offer.

You can listen to the podcast on SoundCloud and iTunes or by clicking on the links below:

Be careful out there,

– Chris and the Omni Talk team

P.S. Be sure to check out our annual awards column on Forbes for 2018: Year In Review: Amazon And Alibaba Rocked, Walmart Idled, And Upstarts Changed The Game.

P.P.S. Today’s edition is our last Fast Five of 2018. We will return full throttle come NRF’s Big Show in mid-January. We have some great content already lined up for you guys surrounding the show. Stay tuned! 

P.P.P.S. Thank you for your continued support of Omni Talk. Carter, Anne, Dan, and I wish everyone the absolute best this holiday season, and we look forward to continuing our journey with you in 2019!

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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