Chris shares his five most important criteria to consider when hiring retail employees for long-term success.
Archives for 2019
2019 Retail Awards — Lululemon Impressed, Macy’s Sputtered, & Nike Showed Its Middle Finger to Amazon | Forbes
Contributor Chris Walton serves up his awards for the highlights and lowlights of one of the best retail years in recent memory — 2019, the year retail fought back.
Walmart CEO Doug McMillion’s decision to bet on supercenters highlights his keen understanding of where Walmart’s business is today, against where the industry is headed for the future.
In today’s special edition of the Fast Five, sponsored by Trigo, the full Omni Talk crew hands out the hardware for 2019. Retailer of the Year, Executive of the Year, Worst Idea of the Year — Chris, Anne, Carter, Emma the Intern, and even Margo the dog debate them all!
In this week’s Fast Five video, sponsored by Trigo, the full Omni Talk crew hands out the hardware for 2019: Retailer of the Year, Executive of the Year, Worst Idea of the Year. Chris, Anne, Carter, Emma the Intern, and even Margo the dog debate them all!
Today’s Top Talk covers PayPal becoming the first foreign payment platform in China and Amazon expanding its free return policy for the holiday season.
Chris Walton gives his candid opinion of what to expect in 2020, including what CEOs could be on the chopping block, how Amazon will shock the world, what trends are here to stay vs. just impostors, and what company’s new CEO may already be making some really big mistakes.
Today’s Top Talk covers the acquisition of Shoptalk and Groceryshop by Hyve Group and eBay announcing the elimination of fees for sellers of sneakers more than $100.
Anne and Chris sit down with Trigo Co-Founder and CTO Daniel Gabay at the Trigo headquarters in Tel Aviv to learn all they can about the history of computer vision, where it is going in the future, and why retail may be the first place it impacts people’s lives on a consistent basis.
Today’s Top Talk covers Amazon’s ongoing feud with FedEx and a shake-up of the Bed Bath & Beyond chain of command.
On this episode of the Women’s Retail Collective Podcast, Anne interviews Karen Stuckey. Karen has had an unbelievable career in retail, starting in Chicago as a store manager at the Limited on Michigan Avenue to her current role at Walmart as SVP of Private Brands. Karen’s years of experience working on brands from Sara Lee to Target to Montgomery Ward have shaped how she and her team at Walmart are developing private brands for one of the largest retailers in the world.
New Video — “Fast Five: Walmart’s Autonomous Grocery Delivery Announcement is All Sizzle & No Steak”
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In this week’s Fast Five, sponsored by trigo, the gang talks driverless cars, Kroger and Walgreens, Google commerce, Hudson News, and Amazon’s latest pop-up store.
Today’s Top Talk covers Bill Ready’s move from PayPal to Google and Verishop teaming up with a US mall owner to open up stores.
In their inaugural podcast contribution for Omni Talk, Carlos Castelan and Toopan Bagchi of the Navio Group put their consulting hats on and provide listeners a deep dive into key retail topics for the month and give their advice, for what it’s worth, of course. This episode also features special segments, like “Buy or Sell” and “CEO Chalk Talk,” where CEOs write into Toopan and Carlos for advice. You won’t want to miss their debut!