Fast Five Podcast: Did Instagram Just Win 2019 Retailer of the Year?

A new podcast is live via SoundCloud & iTunes — “Fast Five: Did Instagram Just Win 2019 Retailer of the Year?”

In the last Fast Five before spring break, the Omni Talk crew geeks out over the launch of Instagram Checkout and a $1B Glossier valuation, while mourning the loss of Shopko and Amazon’s owned brand pop up ads.

Oh, and it all wrapped up with this crazy Boba Bot from Alibaba:

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Be careful out there.

– Chris and the Omni Talk team

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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