Today’s Top Talk

  1. Data advertising firm inMarket reporting Kohl’s store visits up about 24% versus the previous three weeks via the Amazon partnership where they accept the e-commerce giant’s returns.
  2. Amazon has opened their latest “4-star store” in Seattle as the firm pushes further into physical retail. The assortment in this location average having at least four out of five stars on their reviews or have been selected because they are new or trending on the company’s retail site. The location also features digital price tags and a “Trending Around Seattle” display which shows off items that have over indexed locally.

Source: Amazon returns helped boost Kohl’s traffic a staggering 24%, data shows | Business Insider

Source: Amazon opens 4-star store at Seattle headquarters as online giant grows physical shopping presence | Seattle Times

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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