Today’s Top Talk

  1. Nike unveiled the first of its kind sneaker subscription for kids dubbed ‘Nike Adventure Club.’ The lowest cost tier of the service offers 4 pairs a year for $20 a month.
  2. The North Face opened their first experiential store concept last week in Soho, as they home to transform their stores into “basecamps for exploration.” The company has indicated they hope to refresh the “majority of its fleet” by 2024. The retailer joins a long list of firms adding experiential environments to their brick and mortar locations as they look to entice consumers an omnichannel environment.

Source: Nike’s new subscription service tackles a costly aspect of raising children | Finance Yahoo

Source: The North Face plans to refresh ‘majority’ of fleet by 2024 | Retail Dive

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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