Almost weekly, some retail news outlet, pundit, or legacy brick-and-mortar retailer puts out some enticing piece on how the retail store of the future is this or that. But talking about what the store of the future is versus knowing what it is are two entirely different concepts.
Read more in The Store of The Future Is Like Pornography. You’ll Know It When You See It. by Chris Walton.
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."