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  1. Amazon is launching a virtual medical clinic for its Seattle employees, dubbed Amazon Care, which includes a virtual visit with a medical professional, the option for an in-person followup, and prescription drug home delivery. The services would include consultations on infections, colds, vaccines, lab work, and other general health topics. In the past, Amazon has rolled out services to employees prior to making them available to the general public.
  2. Nike posted a strong Q2 with revenue up 7% and net income up 25%. The brand stated that digital was up 42%, international grew 16%, and the women’s business was up double digits.

Source: Amazon launches virtual medical clinic for Seattle employees | Health Care Dive

Source: Nike posts ‘rock-solid’ Q1 with strong women’s, digital sales | Retail Dive

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Chris Walton View All

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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