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Shopify launches network of warehouses and shipping in U.S. to handle orders for independent merchants | The Journal Pioneer

According to Chief Product Officer Craig Miller, Shopify plans on spending over $1 billion “over the next few years” to build and operate a fulfillment network that aims to provide two-day shipping within 99% of the continental United States.

Historically, the company’s main product has focused on processing payments and orders for their customer’s on-line stores. This initiative moves towards helping solve the physical challenges around logistics.

Source: Shopify launches network of warehouses and shipping in U.S. to handle orders for independent merchants | The Journal Pioneer

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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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